How to Protect Yourself & Family from COVID-19

How to Protect Yourself & Family from COVID-19

It’s no more a new thing that the widespread virus called COVID-19 has claimed more lives than natural death. It became very rampant in the second quarter of 2020, precisely in the month of March. Many countries were wholly affected and people quarantined.

The surest hope of prevention is the supposed isolation centers, championed by the governmental health organizations/hospitals. The World Health Organization (WHO) took it upon themselves to ensure man’s total recovery or survival from this deadly virus. In as much as it weakens and kills, there are medical tips to stay protected from it totally.

HOW IS THE VIRUS TRANSMITTED?
It is transmitted through direct contact with the respiratory droplets from an already affected person. It might be through incessant coughs, sneezing, or contact with contaminated areas with the virus.

WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF THE VIRUS?

The normal symptom process starts after two days of getting the virus (a person’s infection), these involve sneezing, sore throats, coughing, difficulty in breathing, etc.

HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM IT:

  • Social distancing – Learn to keep a 2metre distance spaced apart from someone.
  • Washing of hands regularly – Imbibe the habit of washing your hands regularly, even when the hands seem clean to you.
  • Use of Alcohol-based sanitizers – After the regular hand washing, also induce the use of hand sanitizers in case you get contact with contaminated surfaces.
  • Constant disinfection of surfaces or areas – Learn to disinfect rough surfaces with disinfectants in case viruses harbors on the area.
  • Seek quick medical attention if you have the symptoms – If you feel uncomfortable or feverish, and you discover any of the symptoms above, do well to seek medical attention, don’t stay at home, and assume what you don’t know…

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