Coronavirus started in China but spreading the fear in all the other countries that put a check of all business dealings like imports and exports from china and also restrictions has been put on immigrants.To prevent spreading the disease people are wearing masks so that as highest transmission of germs will be from our mouth while talking and through air.
US Surgeon General tweeted “They are NOT effective in preventing general public from catching #Coronavirus, but if healthcare providers can’t get them to care for sick patients, it puts them and our communities at risk!” on twitter.Though US centers for Disease control and prevention and vice president Mike Pence said they are unnecessary, people are buying these face masks in order to prevent.
In this mask boom this tweet has been shared as if the masks will be out of stock and will be unavailable for the most needed ones like surgeon who are very much prone to disease transmission during treatment.
CDC have mentioned following preventive measures for CoronaVirus
- Avoiding contact with people that are sick and weak.
- Stop touching eyes,nose and mouth frequently without washing hands properly
- Staying home when sick,skipping school and workplace
- Sneeze and cough with a tissue and throwing it in a dustbin
- Using spray or disinfectants clean the surfaces that are used regularly.
- Staying hygienic by washing hands after going to the bathroom,proper hand washing before eating.
- Wipe off the bacteria and germs after sneezing and coughing with wet tissues or any sanitizer that has 60% alcohol in it.
Before an Outbreak of Disease
- Check your regular prescriptions often and make sure about the supply to your home.
- Better to store water and good that will be adequate for two weeks.
- Always have pain relievers, stomach care drugs,medicines for cough,cold and fluids that contain vitamins and electrolytes.
- Speak with your friends and loved ones about what care is needed when they are sick.
- Maintain the health records from the hospitals,doctors,other sources and store them for accessing easily that will help in assessing the situation.