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Who told about the differences between influenza and coronaviruses

Who told about the differences between influenza and coronaviruses

The disease is caused by a coronavirus, has similarities with the usual seasonal influenza, and a number of significant differences. How to distinguish between these diseases, said the world health organization (who)
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Источник: https://iz.ru/984577/2020-03-07/v-voz-rasskazali-o-razlichiiakh-grippa-i-koronavirusa
The disease is caused by a coronavirus, has similarities with the usual seasonal influenza, and a number of significant differences. How to distinguish between these diseases, said the world health organization (who).

Disease manifestations are similar: both cause disease of the respiratory system, which can vary in intensity from asymptomatic to severe forms, leading to death. The same routes of transmission — contact through airborne droplets and through objects. That is, to protect against both, it is important to take care of hygiene.

The main difference is in the speed distribution. The flu, on average, shorter incubation period and the interval between successive infections is about three days. When the disease coronavirus, this interval is five to six days.

The average number of people who acquire from one patient, the coronavirus is from two to 2.5. It is less than flu virus.
The flu virus including affected children. Coronavirus minors get sick less often than people of other ages, and in China most children are infected by adults than Vice versa.

Symptoms of disease are similar, but the percentage of severe cases of coronavirus in the above — 15% of the disease is severe, 5% is very difficult, the mortality rate reaches 3-4%.