Everything You Need To Know To Prevent COVID-19
As we all know, from the last few weeks, almost the entire world has been fighting with the Covid-19 virus outbreak, generally known as Coronavirus. And therefore, it is of utmost importance that every individual has to take essential steps to prevent its further course. The outbreaks’ worst effect has been seen in Italy, after its devastating emergence in China. World Health Organization has stated that the infestation is Pandemic, and issued regulations to treat the patients with proper care and laws to prevent its spread. Also, these regulations are per US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Following facts are considered essential:
What are the symptoms?
The below symptoms can be seen in the span of two to 14 days after exposure.
Difficulty in breathing or shortness of breath
Dry cough or cough
Following symptoms are considered emergency warning signs:
Difficulty in the breathing of shortness of breath
Dizziness or difficulty in arousing/ confusion
Pressure in the chest region or continuous pain
Bluish face or lips
If it occurs to you that you suffer from any of the symptoms listed above, visit the nearest clinic or hospitals or contact your doctor to receive feedback and make sure you are alright. It is essential to understand that the symptoms are similar to common cold or flu. Therefore the doctor’s advice or feedback is necessary. To get the Coronavirus tests done, if required, only doctors can give you approval for the same.
In respective countries, state governments have issued helplines to contact regarding treatment and infections. If you test positive, you will be quarantined until doctors’ approval that you no longer carry the COVID-19 virus.
As of now, there is no vaccination available against the virus; therefore, prevention is essential.
Below measures should be taken to keep your surrounding and others safe:
You should use products like Clorox disinfectant wipes to clean the kitchen and other surfaces. Clorox wipes kill a significant chunk of gems and bacteria like E.coli and Salmonella. Lysol Disinfectant Spray is another useful product to help protect you and your family from harmful germs. You can use it anywhere in the house, any rooms as well as a bathroom, or toilet, kitchen, refrigerator, dustbins, etc.
Wash your hands with soap for at least 20 minutes or carry a sanitizer (Sanitizers with more than 60% of alcohol in it)
Cover your nose, mouth with a tissue or handkerchief when you sneeze
Do not touch your face, eyes, nose, mouth with unwashed hands
With the use of disinfectants, clean those areas or surfaces which you frequently use
Do not share plates, glasses, or any other utensils, towels with other people and pets in your house
Above mentioned measures are necessary to bring the prevention in effect until we find the proper vaccination against the virus. It’s important not to get panicked and take precautionary measures, which will help us sustain through this outbreak.