When a new virus was discovered, experts refer to it as “novel virus”. “Novel” means, not previously identified, according to Merriam-Webster.
The novel coronavirus is a “new” strain of coronavirus that has not been previously infected the humans. Therefore, there are no specific treatment as of the moment, and the vaccine is still in development.
In February 12, 2020, the World Health Organization or WHO announced the official name for the 2019-nCoV. It is called, “Coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19”.
It was declared as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on January 30, 2020 and a pandemic on March 11, 2020 by the WHO.
Health officials from around the world educate the people on how to prevent the virus from spreading. Governments implemented lockdown and asked their people to stay at home and practice proper hygiene. Experts are doing their part to inform everybody about the symptoms and other details about the disease.
A “Weight Loss Surgeon” and a popular YouTuber uploaded a video explaining the details on how the COVID-19 will destroy an infected person’s lungs. Dr. Duc C. Vuong, an Author of 13 books, demonstrated the scenario using “big sponges” to represent a normal lungs.
He also discussed on how the Doctors will respond during the critical moment of the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome or ARDS. Watch the full video and please share to inform others.