10 Most Asked Questions About Coronavirus
What is coronavirus?
Ans: Coronavirus is a common virus, which can cause infection in your nose, sinuses and upper throat.
What are the common symptoms of Coronavirus?
Ans: The symptoms are same as other cold cough viruses such as upper respiratory infection, including runny nose, coughing, sore throat, and sometimes a fever.
How to prevent yourself from getting infected by Coronavirus?
Ans: You need to wash your hands thoroughly with soap and warm water and avoid contact with people who are infected.
Are there any coronavirus cases in India
Ans: As of now the death toll due to Coronavirus has hiked to 130 in China. But, India is at a high-risk.
How do we save ourself from being infected by Coronavirus
Ans: 21 International airports are screening passengers who are arriving from China as many people have complained about the symptoms of Coronavirus.
Is it safe to travel to China at this moment
Ans: Union health ministry of India has asked Indians to refrain themselves from travelling to China.
Can Coronavirus be treated
Ans: There is no specific treatment for this virus however the common ailments caused by this virus can be treated and patient will recover depending upon the severity.
Will health insurance policies cover medical expenses related to coronavirus
Ans: Yes. Unlike all other medical expenses for hospitalisation, if one get hospitalised for treating coronavirus infection. Health insurance plan will come in rescue to safeguard medical expenses.
These days viral infections are very common, do health insurance plan help financially in treating such ailments
Ans: Yes. Buying a health insurance plan not just for yourself but for your entire family is important to make sure your hospital admission and treatment expenses are covered seamlessly.
Are there any waiting period applicable for viral infections like Ebola, H1N1 and now coronavirus
Ans: No, since these viral infections are not a part of pre existing ailments it wont have any waiting periods implied.