Hence, one must understand the following to save yourself from CoronaVirus since it is spreading like wildfire.
Till now, 165,000 have died and 2.4 million cases confirmed…
It means, although, the world is in lockdown and potential spreaders are in quarantine, still the risk of coronavirus is hanging like a sword over our heads, here is what you do.
Symptoms of COVID-19
COVID-19 is the name of the disease that is caused by a coronavirus. The symptoms are tiredness, sore throat, dry cough, aches, pains, nasal congestion, runny nose, diarrhea, and difficulty in breathing.
Basic protective measures that can save your life
World Health Organization and scientists are suggesting following basic protective measures to save your life.
Wash your hands for at least twenty seconds with soap and water or with an alcohol-based hand rub.
Adopt social distancing and maintain a distance of 3 feet (1 meter) from others especially if they are coughing or sneezing.
The virus usually enters the body through the nose, eyes, and mouth so avoid touching them as your hands may be contaminated without your knowledge.
Always practice respiratory hygiene by covering your mouth and nose while sneezing.
You should dispose of tissues immediately if you use them to cover your mouth and nose. If tissue is not available, then use your elbows to cover.
If you feel fever, cough, and breathing problems then seek medical attention through dedicated helpline to avoid infecting others by visiting the hospital and taking precautionary measures.
Ensure food safety to avoid catching coronavirus
World Health Organization and health officials are recommending that people should use different knives and chopping boards for cooked and raw meat to decrease the risk of contamination.
Furthermore, washing hands should be done between handling raw and cooked food to minimize the risk of contamination.