The Ministry of health has adjusted the guidelines for doctors on identifying coronavirus

The Ministry of health of Qatar, confirmed the first case of infection with coronavirus

Patients who have symptoms of a cold or acute respiratory infection (fever, cough, sore throat, malaise, headache) you need to contact the clinic by place of residence, where they will be free medical aid. If sick in the last two weeks has visited countries in which cases of infection coronaviruses Covid-19, must inform the doctor. After the examination the health care provider will decide whether to send the patient to laboratory testing for the presence of coronavirus infection.

in Order not to fall ill with this infection, it is recommended to follow the simple rules: wash hands frequently with soap and water, not to touch with unwashed hands to the face, avoiding contact with people who have signs of a cold, and to refrain from traveling to countries with unfavourable epidemiological situation with coronavirus – China, South Korea, Italy, Iran.

In the memo of the Ministry of health noted that the coronavirus is the pathogen of SARS, which marked intoxication and problems with the respiratory and digestive systems. Symptoms – fever, fatigue, feeling of heaviness in the chest, nasal congestion, sneezing and coughing, pallor, muscle pain and throat. Infection can cause complications such as otitis, septicemia, sinusitis, bronchitis and pneumonia, myocarditis (inflammation of heart muscle). Children also pointed out the problems with the gastrointestinal tract.