Tips To Keep You Safe From Coronavirus

Arzoo Sultani, OwlFeed Journalist

Eventually, we will create a vaccine for coronavirus, but until then you have to know how to keep yourself safe.

People should always keep their surroundings clean, not only because of coronavirus but also for the environment, people and their own families. Coronavirus is a virus that can easily transfer from one person to another one so we have to take care of ourselves to protect the family we love the most.

If humans start focusing on cleaning their house, teaching their children to wash their hands at least before every meal they eat and also when using the restroom with warm water and soap, everyone will be healthier. 

According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “Immediately wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not readily available, clean your hands with a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.”

People don’t really have to use masks unless living with sick people, so there are so many ways to protect people from getting involved with coronavirus. 

We all know that American people love to shake hands while greeting. They even hug each other. Therefore, the coronavirus can transfer easily, so we want to make sure not to get too close to a person and have at least 6 feet of space. 

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“I told my children that while I didn’t think that they were at risk right now, we, as a family, need to be preparing for significant disruption of our lives,” said Dr. Nancy Messonnier of the CDC.

To keep yourself safe is like to keep your family safe from this virus so don’t hesitate to clean every part of your area.

People should not throw the trash anywhere because that will create mess and negatively affect the appearance of the surroundings, which is not good for the environment and people around.

According to the National Public Radio (NPR), “Overall, the death rate in China is estimated at 2%, and the average age of death among those with COVID-19 is in the 70s. People with underlying medical problems, and particularly smokers, seem to be at higher risk.” 

Coronavirus is getting serious. Reach out to your doctor if you have symptoms to ensure you and your family are healthy and have no signs of coronavirus, because once it reaches one member of the family it won’t be that hard to reach the second one.