What can i do to protect myself and stop the spreading of this disease?

Protection measures for everyone

Stay aware of newly founded information on the Covid-19 outbreak through your local public health authority. Most countries around the world have seen the cases of Covid-19 and some have seen the outbreak. Many authorities in China and some other countries have succeeded in slowing and stopping the outbreak.However the situation is still under unknown circumstances so check out the latest news regularly.

You can reduce the chance of getting infected or spreading of this virus by taking some safety precautions.

  • Regularly wash your hand with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water.

Why? you have to wash your hands with soap and water with alcohol-based hand rubs because it kills virus that maybe on your hands.

  • Keep the distance from other people who is coughing or sneezing, almost 1 meter (3 feet) between you and them.

Why? when they are coughing or sneezing they spray small liquid droplets from nose or mouth which containing virus if you are close with them you'll inhale virus if the person is coughing or sneezing has Covid-19.

  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.

Why? Your hands touched many surfaces and can pick up the virus. The contaminated hands can transfer the virus to your eyes, nose and mouth once the virus entered your body then it'll make you sick.

  • Make sure that you, and the other people around you follow good respiratory hygiene it mean they cover their mouth and nose with bent elbow or tissue when coughing or sneezing then disposed the used item immediately.

Why? the droplets spread virus. By following good hygienic respiratory you can protect yourself and other people around you getting infected with Covid-19.

  • Stay home if you're not feeling good, If you have any symptoms like fever, cough difficult in breathing then seek medical attention urgently contact local medical authorities.

Why? The national and local authorities already have latest up to date information what's situation in your area. call your health care provider so that they will take you to the right health facility. And this will prevent you from spreading the virus.

  • Keep updated information on Covid-19 hotspot areas where Covid-19 is spreading too rapidly. Try to avoid travelling especially if you are older or have heart, lung disease or diabetes.

Why? With these factor you have a higher chance of getting Covid-19 in those areas.


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