COVID-19 Treatments and Precautions during COVID-19
Updated on September 30, 2021      Aditi Sharma

COVID-19 can affect differently to different people depending on the severity of the exposure. For mild cases of COVID-19, treatments can be done at home without much need for medical assistance. It is much similar to treating flu in your home, as coronavirus is also having similar symptoms. Follow the below-mentioned guideline to properly treat mild coronavirus symptoms in your home.

  • Try to stay at home to avoid further exposure or spreading.
  • It is recommended for all the family members to stay away from the infected person to avoid spreading. Keep the infected person in a separate room and maintain all the covid guidelines.
  • Consult with a doctor regarding the symptoms to avoid fatal cases. The doctor will help you in treating the symptoms to avoid complications.

The majority of the doctors prescribed Ivermectin for treating coronavirus, but it is not authorized by either WHO or the health regulatory authority of the country. According to studies Ivermectin even causes critical illness if it was consumed by any person who is not affected by COVID-19.

COVID-19 Vaccination:

There are several variants of coronavirus vaccinations are available in the market. Not every vaccine is available in every country, and they work directly and having different compositions as well. There are 3 vaccines available in India which are being authorized by the health authority of India. India has approved “Covaxin”, “Covishield” and “Sputnik V”, and only two of them are invented and manufactured in India. Sputnik V is imported from Russia and it is having the highest rate of efficiency among other vaccines with a 98% efficiency rate.

Whereas Covaxin and Covishield are having an 80% and 95% efficiency rate, which is lowered compared to other vaccines available in India. Covaxin and Covishield are available in government health centers as well as private vaccination centers. The government of India along with State Governments are working together to provide vaccines to citizens for free. Although Sputnik V is only available in private vaccination centers and it is not offered by the government.

Even all the vaccines are having different side effects after being applied to people. The most common side effects from the vaccinations are mild fever, cough, runny nose, sore throat, swelling and pain in the injected region, headache, body ache, fatigue, weakness, etc. All the side effects from vaccination will likely wear off within 4days. Side effects affecting for more than 4 days need to have medical attention to avoid complications.

These vaccines will provide immunization and protect from future exposure to the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Vaccines are like a shield preventing the virus from entering your cell to make complications to your body. Each vaccine requires to have 2 doses to provide complete protection. There should be a minimum of 28 days of gap between 2 doses which be up to 125 days. Every vaccine was approved by the health authority of the respective countries and approved only after the successful, clinical trials of 3 phases. According to studies more than 1,00,000 people were used in all the trials to see the side effects of the vaccine.