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As the COVID-19 pandemic takes a tremendous toll on the health of millions and the global economy, some best practices for way forward and the economic impact in Pakistan are explained in this resource.

The video posted above is in reference to this presentation developed by the Engro Corporation Strategy Team.

Please click here to download the complete presentation.

What is CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)?

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus.

Most people infected with the COVID-19 virus will experience mild to moderate respiratory illness and recover without requiring special treatment. Older people, and those with underlying medical problems like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic respiratory disease, and cancer are more likely to develop serious illness.

The best way to prevent and slow down transmission is be well informed about the COVID-19 virus, the disease it causes and how it spreads. Protect yourself and others from infection by washing your hands or using an alcohol based rub frequently and not touching your face.

The COVID-19 virus spreads primarily through droplets of saliva or discharge from the nose when an infected person coughs or sneezes, so it’s important that you also practice respiratory etiquette (for example, by coughing into a flexed elbow).

At this time, there are no specific vaccines or treatments for COVID-19. However, there are many ongoing clinical trials evaluating potential treatments. WHO will continue to provide updated information as soon as clinical findings become available.

Source: (World Health Organization)

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WHAT ARE THE COMMON SYMPTOMS?

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WHAT ARE THE COMMON SYMPTOMS?

The COVID-19 virus affects different people in different ways. COVID-19 is a respiratory disease and most infected people will develop mild to moderate symptoms and recover without requiring special treatment. People who have underlying medical conditions and those over 60 years old have a higher risk of developing severe disease and death.


Common symptoms include:

  • fever
  • tiredness
  • dry cough

Other symptoms include:

  • shortness of breath
  • aches and pains
  • sore throat
  • and very few cases of diarrhoea, nausea, and/or runny nose.

People with mild symptoms who are otherwise healthy should self-isolate and contact their medical provider or a COVID-19 information line for advice on testing and referral.

People with fever, cough or difficulty breathing should call their doctor and seek medical attention.


Source: (World Health Organization)

Call the state helpline (1166) or a healthcare provider, as per the Government’s directive, in case you have symptoms.

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