How to prevent coronavirus?

How to prevent coronavirus?

To know how to prevent coronavirus, you should understand the coronavirus, like what is it and how it spreads.
How to prevent coronavirus

The world is panicking about the COVID-19, which means Corona Virus Disease 2019, it originated in the year 2019 in Wuhan, China.

It is an infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS coronavirus 2 or SARS-CoV-2), a virus closely related to the SARS virus.

This disease was discovered and named during the 2019-20 coronavirus outbreak. The infected person may develop fever, dry cough, fatigue, and shortness of breath. A sore throat, runny nose or sneezing is less common. Cases can progress to pneumonia and multi-organ failure.

The infection is spread from one person to others via respiratory droplets produced from the airways, often during coughing or sneezing. Time from exposure to onset of symptoms is generally between 2 and 14 days, with an average of 5 days.

The Siemens circulated through WhatsApp that showed “how to prevent coronavirus”, The PDF document which you can download from this post and circulate it yourself.

During this epidemic, it is always better that you and I follow below measures.

Avoid crowd 

Avoid crowd because you don’t know who might be sick. People who are infected can show no symptoms, but are still infected.

Sometimes, the sick person’s saliva can get on other things like their hands, door knobs, pens, mouse, smartphones, computers, tissue, cups, stair bannisters, lift buttons and even on the outside of the face mask of a healthy person.

If you touch any of these things by accident, and then touch your face or rub your eyes, or touch your loved ones face, you might all fall sick.

Coronavirus can last for up to 48 hours on objects. The only effective way to get rid of them is to wash them off with soap.

To prevent coronavirus, follow these 5 precautions.

Wash your hands

Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water for at least 20 seconds after touching a suspected contaminated surface.

You should wash the back of your hands, between the fingers, under the nails and so on.

Cover your cough

Cover your cough with a disposable tissue or use mask and discard them immediately in a waste bin. Don’t wear the mask for more than a day.

Bacteria grows on the insides of your mask if you wear them too long. Also don’t touch outside of the mask if you can. If you did, don’t worry, just wash your hands with soap for 2 minutes.

Avoid contact with people

Avoid coming into contact with people who are sick or share the personal items, food, utensils, cups and towers. Let everyone use their own towel.

Avoid touching your eyes, ears and nose. Seek medical advice if you are sick.