5 tips to Protect yourself from CoronaVirus (COVID-19)

5 tips to Protect yourself from CoronaVirus (COVID-19)

“Keep your vitality. A life without health is like a river without water.”
Maxime Lagacé

It is well-known that Summer is a perfect time for sightseeing and outdoor activities, but the season has additional risks too. The real concern of summer days is the contagious diseases, including typhoid, hepatitis A, cholera, food poisoning, and diarrhea, sore eyes, measles, mosquito-borne diseases such as dengue, chikungunya, and malaria and various skin conditions. However, the health department implements preventive measures to overcome these diseases, and it seems to be effective. But with the outbreak of the coronavirus, the world is in a quandary. The latest health scare fuels the worry of summer diseases and is affecting the various walks of life. The outbreak of CoronaVirus fuels anxiety among people around the globe.

The outbreak and the replication of COVID-19 are beyond our imagination.  Now, there is no point in worrying because it won’t help in any way. The only thing we can do now is to take measures to prevent the spread of the same.

Read to know what is COVID-19 and how to prevent the spread!

What is COVID-19?

Coronavirus disease 2019 is a contagious respiratory disease that passes on from person to person. The causes, impact, and treatment is not identified hence it is named as novel coronavirus. It is believed that the first outbreak occurred in the Wuhan region of China. The symptoms range from mild to severe respiratory troubles along with fever, cough, shortness of breath and tiredness.

Tips to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Rinse your hands Often.

Wash and clean your hands regularly. Make sure to use a hand sanitizer with an alcohol presence. This type of sanitizer kills viruses.

Keep Social Estrangement.

According to reports, COVID-19 mainly spread through respiratory droplets. Hence maintaining a physical distance is important. If you stay closer to a person, you may breath-in the droplet that comes out when an infected person coughs or sneezes. Experts suggest the 1-meter distance between people to avoid getting infected.

Don't touch body parts without washing hands.

After touching a contaminated surface,  from the hands, the virus can transfer to body parts like eyes, mouth, or nose. It is always better to keep your hands clean and better avoid touching your body parts unnecessarily.

Exercise Respirational sanitation.

Droplets are spreading the virus, so respiratory hygiene helps to prevent the spread of the virus to some extent.   

Seek out Medical Advice.

Coronavirus has the same symptoms as the common cold or the flu. So seek medical assistance without delay because the more you wait to seek expert help, chances for you becoming the carrier increases.

“The blazing sun will make you sweat, and diseases will worry you, but with determination and precautions, you can get over it!”

Reference:

https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public

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