CoronaVirus

Coronavirus is a type of virus that causes diseases in animals. In humas it attacks the respiratory system. But letal forms of the disease have developed lately including SARS; Severe acute respiratory syndrome,
MERS; Middle east respiratory syndrome, and currently, COVID- 19; Severe acute respiratory disease, now renamed coronavirus disease 2019.

Coronavirus disease 2019

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is the latest from of the disease to hit the world. It is spreading fast.The disease is known to have been transfered from animals to man.There is presently no drugs to treat or prevent COVID-19 infections.

Symptoms of COVID-19

Symptoms generally start with sneezing, coughing and running nose, and then later complicates to shortness of breadth, pheomonia, kidney failure, fever, diarrhea, decrease of white blood cells, and eventually, death.

How COVID-19 is spread

The disease is spread by small droplets from infected people when they breathe, cough or sneeze.It is important that an infected person covers his or her mouth when coughing or sneezing and doesn’t come in close contact with people to prevent the spread of the disease.

Precautionary measures

WHO has released guidelines to prevent spread of infection which incudes;

  • Covering your mouth when you cough or sneeze,
  • Washing your hands thoroughly especially when you have cold symptoms or in close contact with an infected person.
  • Have meat and eggs well cooked.
  • Not moving close to and infected person.

Incubation period and treatment of COVID-19

The incubation period of the disease is said to be between 2 to 14 days. Some cases of up to 24 days have also been reported. Fatality rate is less than 5% of the number of people infected.For many infected, the disease resolves on its own with the aid of some strong antibiotics, however there is no known drug that can directly treat or prevent the infection at this time.

How to make big Shawarma at home.

To make shawarma bread, you will need these ingredients; milk, salt, yeast, flour, sugar, water, vegetable oil.

For 300g of flour you need;

  1. 25g of powdered milk.
  2. Very little amount of salt.
  3. 1 teaspoon of sugar.
  4. 1 teaspoon of yeast.
  5. A cup of water.
  6. 2 tablespoon full of vegetable oil.

To prepare the yeast put one teaspoon of yeast powder into a small bowl containing warm water. Stir, then cover the bowl for 30 minutes.

Seive the flour into a bowl.

Add into the flour, one teaspoon of sugar and a very small amount of salt.

 Also add one cap or tablespoon of vegetable oil.

 

Then add 25g or one sachet of powdered milk.

Mix thoroughly.

Then pour the yeast and continue mixing.

Add water into the flour little by little as you mix.

Knead the mixture; to achieve a well kneaded dough, add little dry flour, oil and water as you knead. A well kneaded dough will not stick to your hands or the bowl.

Put the dough into a bowl and cover for 2 hours.

After 2 hours, open the dough, add little flour and oil, then knead again.

Cover the dough again in the bowl for 30 minutes, then it is ready.

To make flat shawarma bread piece, take a very small amount of dough and place on a flat surface that is already sprinkled with flour. Use a roller to flatten out the dough.

Place the thin flat dough into a wide frying pan. Make sure small amount of flour has been sprinkled on the cooking surface of the frying pan. Cook on low heat until done, the process takes about 5 minutes.

Shawarma fill ingredients include; cabbage, carrot, mayonnaise, beef, sausage and sweet corn.

Cut the beef into small pieces.

Add spices and put in refrigerator for 2 hours.

Fry the beef and sausage.

Cut the cabbage and carrot into small pieces.

In a bowl, mix the same amount of cabbage, carrot and sweet corn with mayonnaise.

Place one shawarma bread into a plate and place its surface with mayonnaise.

Put some vegetable mixture, then some fried beef and sausage.

Roll the bread.

Cook for a minute on very low heat.

Shawarma is ready.