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Corona VirusIt’s a highly infectious disease caused by the new Corona Virus(Covid19). This disease was first confirmed on 31st Dec, 2019 in the people’s republic of China and has quickly spread to the world at a rocket speed. Corona virus spreads from person to person through cough and sneeze droplets and getting into contact with surfaces that have been contaminated with the virus. This has seen several countries go into total shutdown to avoid the spread of this deadly disease.

Some of the signs and symptoms of Corona Virus(Covid19);

  • Fever
  • Cough sore throat
  • Breathing difficulty

Other Flu like symptoms like running nose, sneezing and general body weakness.

WHAT TO DO TO AVOID CONTRACTING CORONA VIRUS DISEASE

  • Regularly wash your hands with soap and water for about 20seconds or use an alcohol based hand rub to wash off the virus that you could have touched.
  • Wear your face mask while in public and/or cover your mouth with a handkerchief to avoid spreading the virus or contracting it from those you may be in contact with.
  • Avoid handshakes and hugging people as the virus can easily be spread through sneezing in cough droplets of an infected person.
  • Cover your face(mouth) with tissue, handkerchief or a bent elbow as you cough to avoid contaminating the surrounding environment.
  • Social distance. Maintain reasonable distance of at least 4 meters between yourself and someone coughing, sneezing or any other flu like symptom.
  • Visit your health care provider for checkup if you have difficulty in breathing, fever and any other flu like symptoms.
  • Disinfect the frequently touched surfaces such as the car and door handles, elevator buttons and tables with soap and water or the home disinfectant.
  • Self-Isolation. If you develop any flu-like symptoms; isolate yourself from the public and wear your mask to keep your contacts from the danger of contracting the virus.
  • Remember to follow all the guidelines given by world health organization and your immediate healthcare provider.

WHAT YOU SHOULD NOT DO TO AVOID CORONA VIRUS(COVID19)

  • Do not shake hands or hug anyone at all times.
  • Do not go into the public if you have any flu-like symptoms.
  • Do not spit in public.
  • Avoid self-medication such as antibiotics.
  • Delay or cancel your travel plans to all countries reported to have cases of Covid19.

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