Covid-19 Paper. Corona Virus Assignment
Answer the following:
- What kind of virus is it?
- What is it structure?
- How does it enter a cell?
- What does it do once it is inside a cell?
- What organs/tissues does it target?
- What are the signs and symptoms of the disease?
- What causes death in patients with this virus?
- Does the disease have a treatment?
- What is teh scientific basis of handwashing with plain soap and water?
- How does washing hands with plain soap and water kill the virus?
- Do alcohol-based saniters work in a smilar manner?
- What is the mechanism of spread of the virus?
- What is the incubation period?
- What is the difference between quarantine and isolation, and why 14 days?
- What is the scientific importance of social distancing?
- What are your views about social distancing?
- Why doe we call the current situation a pandemic and not an epidemic?
- Many people in some parts of the western world say their leaders are overreacting. What is your opinion on this?
- Why do you think some countries are successful in managing its spread, while others find it challenging?
- Do you think there is a link between democracy and its rapid spread? Defend your answer.
Support your answers with sources.