In a way, yes they should. The outbreak that is currently plaguing the world is of a novel strain of coronavirus that has originated from Wuhan, China. The reason that this virus has put the world edge is because of the novelty and mystery behind this disease. Researchers still don’t have enough information about how the disease mutates and spreads and just how fatal it has the capability to become. Thus far, the death toll for the coronavirus in China has it 213. There is currently no known cure for the coronavirus.
Luckily, the coronavirus has yet to hit Pakistan. Although it has already spread to a dozen different countries including Canada, the United States and neighbouring India, Pakistan is still safe from the disease. This doesn’t mean that the country will remain safe, however. With the first official case of coronavirus being announced in India, Pakistani government officials have been on edge about the disease hitting the nation.
Since the announcement of coronavirus in India, there have been several steps taken by the state to attempt to prevent the virus from entering Pakistan. Flights to and from China have been put on hold until February 2nd. This has been a controversial decision for Pakistani’s currently stranded in Wuhan as they have expressed their desire for the government to evacuate them, but to no avail. The government announced that it was “not advisable” to bring Pakistani’s from Wuhan back into the country as it would risk the spread of the disease.
Moreover, Pakistan will be receiving coronavirus detection kits from Japan. The first set of these kits is to arrive at the National Health Institute in Islamabad on January 31st. According to authorities, these kits possess the ability to test at least 1000 samples for the lethal virus.
Although these preventative measures are a step in the right direction, they will prove futile should the first case of coronavirus break out in Pakistan.
The problem with coronavirus, and one of the reasons why it was able to spread so easily, is that its symptoms mimic those of any less serious respiratory illness. Mild symptoms include fever, headache and sore throat. For these reasons, it becomes difficult for health care professionals to identify the virus in its early stages. More severe symptoms include difficulty in breathing and the eventual developing of a viral respiratory illness which can become fatal.
What Pakistani’s can do for now is be cautious about their health and attempt to recognise the symptoms in their initial phase. Additionally, although there is still little research as to how the disease can spread, it has been proven that saliva droplets are enough to transmit the virus from person to person. For this reason, it has been advised for people to frequent their use of hand sanitisers in public, particularly after touching door knobs or car door handles. As well as this, it has further been advised that Pakistan’s should take extra care to maintain their hygiene in public areas and keep away from people with flu’s.
Keep up to date with more news at ProperGaanda: What does the banning of ‘Zindagi Tamasha’ say about freedom of expression in Pakistan?
I very like this blog. Everything is cleared.
Hi, I desire to subscribe for this website to take newest updates,
thus where can i do it please help.
Someone necessarily help to make significantly articles I would state.
That is the first time I frequented your website page and so far?
I amazed with the analysis you made to make this particular publish incredible.
Appreciate this post. Will try it out.
I like looking through an article that can make men and women think.
Also, thanks for permitting me to comment!
Have you ever considered about including a little bit more than just
your articles? I mean, what you say is fundamental
and everything. Nevertheless think about if you added some
great pictures or video clips to give your posts more, “pop”!
Your content is excellent but with pics and video clips, this blog could definitely be one of the most beneficial in its
niche. Awesome blog!
I’ve been exploring for a bit for any high-quality articles or weblog
posts in this kind of house . Exploring in Yahoo I finally stumbled
upon this web site. Studying this information So i am satisfied to convey that I
have an incredibly good uncanny feeling I discovered just what I
needed. I most no doubt will make sure to don?t omit this web site and provides it a glance on a constant basis.
This piece of writing is really a pleasant one it helps new web visitors, who are wishing in favor of blogging.
Hi, I do believe this is an excellent website. I stumbledupon it 😉 I’m going to revisit yet again since I book marked it.
Money and freedom is the greatest way to change, may you be
rich and continue to guide others.
Hello it’s me, I am also visiting this web site regularly, this web page is really
good and the viewers are genuinely sharing fastidious thoughts.
Hello mates, its great piece of writing about tutoringand completely defined, keep
it up all the time.
Hey I know this is off topic but I was wondering if you
knew of any widgets I could add to my blog that
automatically tweet my newest twitter updates. I’ve been looking for
a plug-in like this for quite some time and was hoping maybe you would have some experience with something like this.
Please let me know if you run into anything.
I truly enjoy reading your blog and I look forward to your new updates.