5 Powerful Fact On Flight, CoronaVirus and Travel Insurance

A lot are going on in the minds of those about to travel, those who have traveled already and those who needs to know the complete fact as regard to coronavirus. This is why we have decided to bring to you 5 Powerful Fact On Flight, CoronaVirus and Travel Insurance.

5 Powerful Fact On Flight, CoronaVirus and Travel Insurance

5 Powerful Fact On Flight, CoronaVirus and Travel Insurance

First question to attend to is:

Do I Need to Pay for Cancelling my Flight due to Coronavirus?

First and foremost this all depends on:

  • Firstly, the time you decided to cancel the flight,
  • Secondly the airline involve
  • thirdly, your class of ticket.

This may not apply to every one above, however, because the number of booked flights has decreased in the past couple of months, many airlines have waived cancellation or change fees for travelers who have booked their flights recently. This is done in an effort to remove the uncertainty of booking a flight ticket. Please Note that this depends on your destination and country from where you booked flight.

Furthermore, just like i said earlier, this includes only certain airline companies, such as American Airlines, British Airways, Delta, Jet-Blue, Air France, and KLM, etc. Make sure you ask your airline about the change and cancellation fees before you book.

Nevertheless date change during this Pandemic (Covid19 ) was waived.

Our readers need to understand that, the numbers and statistics given above were only accurate at the time this article was published. We therefore advice you make sure to check with the health authorities and travel agencies before making any decision to travel internationally. (Currently most countries are under lock-down)

5 Powerful Facts About the Coronavirus COVID-19

Break Down to What Coronavirus Is

The virus was first known globally as Corona Virus before before it was given an international face called covid 19. Right Now, what are the difference between them?

What are the Different Types Of Corona Viruses?

They are viruses that are common both in people and different animal species, but they rarely transmit from animal to human. In this case, it did.

So if a person is infected with a coronavirus, they will develop symptoms and get sick.

The COVID-19, which stands for CoronaVirus Disease 2019, is an infectious disease caused by a coronavirus that hasn’t been previously identified in humans. There was another outbreak of a contagious respiratory disease caused by a coronavirus back in 2002, known as SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome).

Corona Virus Believed History

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is believed to have originated in an animal market in Wuhan, China, where the first people were infected from an animal. Then, it began rapidly spreading from human to human as well, first in China, then worldwide.

At the time of writing (Last day of March, 2020), there have been more than 899,180 reported cases of the virus globally, 40,777, death and  180,359 recovered. The majority of which are in Italy, USA, Spain, China, Germany, Iran, France United kingdom, Switzerland, Belgium, Netherlands, Turkey, Australia and many more. The second-largest outbreak is in United State New York to be precise, followed by Italy, Spain, China, Germany Iran, France and UK. Overall, it is spread in more than 201 countries and regions. Recall that On March 11, the World Health Organization (WHO) finally declared the COVID-19 a pandemic.

5 Powerful Fact On Flight, CoronaVirus and Travel Insurance

5 Powerful and Major Symptoms of the Coronavirus?

If you become infected with the coronavirus, you may develop the following symptoms 2-14 days after exposure:

  1. Runny nose or 
  2. Sore throat
  3. Cough
  4. Fever
  5. Difficulty breathing (in more severe cases) and Tiredness

Mind you this symptoms of coronavirus are very similar to that of the normal flu, This also doesn’t meant that just because you develop the aforementioned symptoms,you conclude that you have contacted the virus.

The end point of this symptoms is when the patient develops pneumonia.

How is the Coronavirus Spread?

The coronavirus can be transmitted:

  • There are million and one ways to contact this viruses, From person to person. If someone coughs or sneezes near you or you are simply in close contact with them, you can get the coronavirus through their airborne respiratory droplets. This is the main way the disease has spread so far.
  • From contaminated surfaces. If a person who has been infected with COVID-19 touches a surface, the virus could live there for hours. If you touch the surface and then touch your face (eyes, nose, or mouth) you can be infected with the virus as well – so make sure to wash your hands frequently and thoroughly.

How Dangerous is the Coronavirus?

Most of the people who become infected with the coronavirus will overcome it without any serious complications. A large number of them may not even have to be hospitalized, but can instead self-isolate and recover at home. However, the elderly and people with underlying health conditions are more vulnerable to the coronavirus.

The overall fatality rate of the COVID-19 appears to be around 6.4%, but it is not evenly distributed among age groups. Ages 9-39 have the lowest fatality rate so far (about 0.2%) whereas, for those aged over 80, the rate goes to 19%, according to a report by the Chinese Center for Disease Control. Among all Male are more vulnerable.

5 Powerful Fact On Flight, CoronaVirus and Travel Insurance

Therefore, if you are young and healthy, your biggest concern should not be whether you survive the disease if you catch it (you likely will) but that you may pass it on to someone else who is not so lucky.