2019-nCoV has no known cure yet: DOH

Secretary Health Francesco Duke III

MANILA – Novel coronavirus is not a leading cure for acute respiratory disease (2019-nCoV ARD), Secretary of Health Francesco Duke III repeated Tuesday.

"There is no vaccine to prevent 2019-nCoV because it is a new strain. There is no special treatment other than supportive care," Duke said in his speech at the Senate hearing on health and demographics.

According to the World Health Organization, Chinese authorities on January 7, 2017-NCoV usually found families with the flu virus and more serious people, such as severe respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS). Identified people belonging to.

Most people usually get coronary virus with mild to moderate symptoms, and in some cases can cause low respiratory diseases such as pneumonia and bronchitis.

Such viruses are common in animals but they can and do spread from animals to humans.

Earlier, Duke praised the improvement of a 71-year-old Chinese woman infected with 2019-nCoV after receiving anti-viral cocktails for flu and HIV treatment because "80% of cases in China are considered mild. ".

"So their chances of recovering are very high, 21% is severe so Baka's Young Naughty Patient i nandon may be mild, the patient may be under the mild level he is exposed to. ) With combination therapy at the same time, "Duke said.

He added that there is "no hard science" to prove such a story or theory.

In health advice, the Department of Health emphasized that proper hand washing, proper cough etiquette, avoiding animal contact, avoiding excessive combustion, drinking plenty of water, cooking proper food, and Health care advice If there are symptoms of cough and colds, colds are the best defense against the virus.

To date, the DOH has reported a total of 105 2019 n 2019-n in the Cordillera Administrative Region, one in the Kajian Valley, three in the Ilocos Region, 16 in the Central Luzon, 36 in the National Capital Region, Calabrazon. (Caveat, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon), four in MIMAROPA (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon and Plouan), 10 in Western Visayas, 16 in Central Vyas, three in East Vyas, five in North Mindanao and six in Davao. (PNA)

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