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How To Stay Safe from Corona: Prevention and Measures

Corona has been spreading so rapidly across the world and health experts from across the world have been giving lots of advice on how to stop spreading this virus. Let’s discuss some major points to consider in stopping this virus:

Make sure to wash your hands for at least 20 seconds with soap or sanitizer (if available) especially after being in some public place or getting home from work or after blowing your nose from sneezing. It will rinse away all the viruses and bacteria from your hands.

 

Try to stay at home, work from home and if possible avoid gatherings of more than 10 people.

 

Make sure to clean and disinfect all the frequently touching surfaces like doorknobs, handles, switches, desk, tables, and toilets.

The most important precaution is wearing a face mask. Try to wear a mask if you feel like symptoms of corona or you should also wear a face mask when you are out in public places.

Make sure to cover your mouth and nose with a handkerchief or a tissue paper when sneezing or coughing and once you are done throw the used tissues in the dustbin. If in case tissue is not available, sneeze or cough into your elbow.

 

Try to avoid touching your mouth, eyes or nose with unwashed hands as it can make you infected with the virus.

There is a new trend of social distancing which means keeping a defined distance of about six feet from others when you are in public or out in some gathering.

 

According to research done by CDC, old age people are more prone to get sick from this virus as their immunity level is low as compared to other people. Also, the people who have some serious heart problems or medical conditions like lung disease or diabetes are at higher risk end towards this corona virus. So if you have someone in your family who has such kind of medical history, then you should give them extra care or isolate them in separate rooms.

 

If in case there is an outbreak of Corona in your community or family make sure to contact your health care provider to ask all the necessary information or medications to use or also stay at home for at least 14 days in isolation to get the proper treatment.

 

Make sure to have a complete stock of medications and other medical supplies like tissues at home to treat the fever or its symptoms at home. Good News is that most of the people can recover from this disease at home only.

If in case you need to get stayed at home make sure to have enough household groceries and items at home so that you can stay properly at home for a while.

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Good News is that clinical trial of first phase potential COVID-19 vaccine has begun at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle Washington.

 

Overall, there are 45 eventful participants for this trial in which 4 adults have received their first dose of an experimental vaccine. Although it’s a very important milestone, these trials are just a starting of a long clinical process which will test the efficacy and safety of these experimental drugs.

The clinical process will be like over the next 6 weeks all the participants will receive their first doses which will get followed by a second dose after 28 days. Complete follow up will be done by the participants either through phone or in-person for a complete 14 month period.