Short Essay on ‘Corona Virus’ (COVID-19) in English (200 Words)

‘Corona Virus’ (COVID-19)

The ‘Corona Virus’ (COVID-19) belongs to a family of viruses, whose infection can range from a simple cold to a problem of breathing. The infection of this virus started in the month of December 2019 in Wuhan city of China. This virus has never been seen before. 

The major symptoms of coronavirus infection include fever, cold, shortness of breath, runny nose, and sore throat. This virus spreads from one person to another. Therefore, great care is being taken about this virus. Social distancing and lockdown are being resorted to stopping the spreading of its infection.

To prevent coronavirus, hands should be washed with soap several times a day. Alcohol-based sanitizers can also be used. Keep the nose and mouth covered with handkerchiefs or tissue paper while coughing and peeling. Use masks and gloves. Stay away from people who have cold and flu symptoms.

The coronavirus infection has spread rapidly around the world. This virus is a very subtle but effective virus. In the last few months, millions of people have been taken ill in the world due to this virus. Thousands of people have also died due to this virus. The World Health Organization (W.H.O.) has declared the coronavirus (COVID-19) a pandemic.