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The Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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 Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

How to prevent a COVID 19 infection:

  • Wash hands with soap and water regularly
  • Cover your mouth and nose when coughing and sneezing
  • Avoid direct contact with anyone who has symptoms of respiratory illnesses such as coughing or sneezing.

Planning to travell to China?
We advise travelers heading to areas where the COVID 19 virus appeared, to:

  1. Avoid contact with animals (live or dead), animal products, or being in the animal trading markets
  2. Avoid contact with people with respiratory symptoms:

If symptoms of a respiratory infection appear, you should:

  • Stay home and avoid mixing with others
  • Cover the mouth and nose with tissue when coughing or sneezing
  • Not traveling while having symptoms
  • Maintaining clean hands by washing them for at least 20 seconds with soapy water or disinfectants
  • Requesting healthcare immediately

How to wash your hands?

  1. Wet hands with water
  2. Apply enough soap to cover all hand sufaces
  3. Rub hands palm to plam
  4. Right palm over left dorsum with interlaced fingers and vice versa
  5. Plam to plam with fingers interlaced
  6. Back of fingers to opposing palms with fingers interlaced
  7. Rotational rubbing of left thumb clapsed in right palm and vice versa
  8. Rotational rubbing, backwards and forwards with clapsed fingers of right hand in left plam and vice versa
  9. Rinse hand with water
  10. Dry throughly with a single use towel
  11. Use towel to turn off faucet

And your hands are safe!

When to wash your hands?

  • Before, during, and after preparing food
  • Before eating.
  • After coughing or sneezing
  • Before and after taking care of a sick person
  • After using the toilet
  • After changing a baby's diaper
  • After touching the animals
  • After touching the trash

Frequent Questions:

What is corona virus?
Coronavirus is a common virus that causes upper respiratory tract infection, sinuses, and sore throats. In most cases, the infection is not serious except for the two types known as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) that appeared in 2012 and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) that appeared in 2003 in addition to the new type that appeared in China at the end of 2019.

What is the new Corona virus (COVID-19)?
It is a virus from the Coruna virus family, where most cases appeared in the Chinese city of Wuhan at the end of December 2019 in the form of acute pneumonia.

How was the virus identified?
The virus was identified by genetic sequence.

What is the origin of this virus?
The new Corona virus is believed to be associated with animals, as most of the initial cases were associated with a marine and animal market in Wuhan.

I come from China and complain of a high fever and shortness of breath. What should I do?
You can go to the nearest hospital and for more inquiries call 937 Health.

Is the virus transmitted between humans?
Yes, the virus is transmitted between humans from an infected person to another person through close contact without protection.

Can the new Corona virus be cured?
Yes, you can be cured, God willing, as 1,198 cases worldwide have been cured so far.

What are the symptoms of infection of the emerging corona virus?
Typical symptoms of an emerging coronavirus include fever, cough, and shortness of breath. Sometimes the infection develops into pneumonia and may cause severe complications in people with weakened immune systems, the elderly, and people with chronic diseases, such as cancer, diabetes and chronic lung disease.

Is the Coronavirus transmitted via shipments from China?
According to the information currently available, there is no danger in goods imported from China

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Last Update : 21 April 2022 02:41 PM
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