7 Quick Tips To Protect Yourself Against Coronavirus by WHO
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is a newly discovered coronavirus-caused infectious disease.
1. Wash your hands regularly
Wash your hands frequently or cleans your hand based with alcohol or wash them with soap and water.
Why? For what? Washing your hands with soap and water or using hand rubbing based on alcohol kills viruses that can be on your hands.
2. practice habit of social distance
Maintain space between you and someone who is coughing or sneezing at least 1 meter (3 feet) away.
Why? For what? They spray tiny liquid droplets from their nose or mouth, which can contain viruses when someone coughs or sneezes. When you’re too close, you can breathe in droplets, like the COVID-19 virus, if the person coughing or sneezing have contacted the disease.
3. Eviting touch of lips, nose, and mouth
Why? Hands reach several objects, and they can catch viruses. When infected, the virus can be transmitted to your eyes, nose, or mouth by hand. The virus can get into your body from there and can make you sick.
4. practice or cultivate a habit of good respiratory hygiene
Make sure you follow good respiratory hygiene and the people around you. This means that when you cough or sneeze, you cover your mouth and nose with your bent elbow or tissue. Then, quickly dispose of the used tissue.
Why? For what? The virus spread in droplets. You protect the people around you from infections like cold, flu, and COVID-19 by practicing good respiratory hygiene.
5. If you have fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical care early
If you feel unwell, stay home. If you have fatigue, cough, and breathing difficulties, seek medical attention, and call ahead. Follow the local health authority instructions.
Why? For what? National and local authorities should provide the most up-to-date details about the area’s situation. Calling in advance will allow your health care provider to guide you quickly to the right health facility. This will also protect you and help prevent viruses and other infections from spreading.
6. Stay informed and follow the advice given by your healthcare provider
Keep updated about the new COVID-19 innovations. Follow the information given on how to protect yourself and others from COVID-19 by your health care provider, your national and local public health authority, or your employer.
Why? For what? The most up-to-date details about how COVID-19 is spreading in your area should be available to national and local authorities. They are best placed to advise about what people should be doing to protect themselves in your area.
7. Protection measures for persons who are in or have recently visited (past 14 days) areas where COVID-19 is spreading
There is no unique COVID-19 vaccines or therapies available at this time. There are also several current clinical trials testing new therapies. As soon as clinical results are available WHO will continue to provide updated information.