How To Protect Yourself Against Coronavirus – Corona virus has hit over 50 countries of the world, according to World Health Organization, five to forty cases in every one thousand cases results to death.
Corona viruses are a type of virus; there are of many different kinds, and some cause disease.
A newly identified type has caused a recent outbreak of respiratory illness called COVID-19 that started in China and spread to many other countries.
Corona Virus also known as COVID-19 first appeared in Wuhan, a Chinese city, in December 2019.
Although scientists are still tracing the exact source of this new coronavirus, but early hypotheses thought it may be linked to a seafood market in Wuhan, China.
How Long Does It Take For Corona Virus (COVID-19) Symptoms to Show Up? :
The symptoms for corona virus appears in every affected persons fourteen (14) days after contacting the virus.
What Are The Symptoms of Corona Virus (COVID-19)?
The possible symptoms an infected person will see after 14 days of contracting the virus are:
- Shortness of breath
Although some cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) can lead to severe respiratory problems, kidney failure or death.
How To Prevent Corona Virus:
Wash Your Hands Regularly: Washing of hands frequently with antiseptics may help kill virus contracted anyways.
Maintain Social Distance: Since having close contacts with persons living with coronavirus can get infected, it is advised that you maintain at least 5-6 feats distance while discussing.
Avoiding Touching Sensitive Parts of Your Body: Body parts like, eyes, nose and the mouth are to be avoided until you have carefully washed your hands with antiseptics materials.
Undergo Respiratory Hygiene: Since corona virus can be contracted through droplets, it is advised that you disposed ever materials used as preventives methods. Cover your mouth while sneezing or coughing.
Seek Medical Attention: If you observed any of them above mentioned symptoms, seek medical advise immediately.
Stay Informed: In critical times like this, one is advised to stay informed to avoid missing any information that may guide you.
Moreover, if you’re not duly informed, you are bound to do what ever you see others doing without knowing the dangers.
What You Must Not Do:
Do not reject parcels from affected countries because you feel the parcels may have virus on them.
Research shows that corona virus does not survive for a long time on objects.
Do not spray alcohol or chlorine in the body as a preventive method against corona virus.
Do not kill your Pets such as dogs and cats because of this new corona virus, because there’s no stress of it in animals yet. But it is advisable to wash your hands after contacts with your pets.