What is CORONAVIRUS? AND How to PROTECT YOURSELF?
What is CORONAVIRUS AND How to PROTECT YOURSELFThe Centers forDisease Control and Prevention CDC. The expert body on coronavirushas released guidance for general publicand healthcare professionalson the symptoms of the virus. A person could be at riskif they have any or all of the following. Fever and symptoms of lower respiratory illness. Such as coughing or difficulty breathingafter traveling to Wuhanor having close contact with someone who is illand is now under investigation for the virusin the past two weeks. Fever or symptoms of lower respiratory illnessafter having close contact in the past two weekswith someone who’s been confirmed to have the virus. The CDC defined close contactas being within about 6 feet or within the room or care areaof a person with the coronavirusfor a prolonged periodwithout appropriate protective clothingor having direct contactwith the infectious secretionsof a person with the viruswithout protective clothing. Coronaviruses are particularly dangerousfor people who have weaker immune systems,like young children and older adults. To protect yourself from the virus. Try to avoid contactwith people who display symptomssimilar to those of pneumoniaor the common cold by coughingor a runny nose. Don’t touch your eyes nose or mouthwith unwashed hands. Wash your hands frequently with soap and waterand scrub for at least 20 seconds. Use alcohol-based hand sanitizer when possible. Avoid animals and animal markets. The only current treatment for coronavirusbeing offered is supportive in nature. If you notice any of these symptoms and conditions. Please contact your nearest professional healthcare setup. Help spread this information to everyone.