Corona Virus Disease (Covid 19) advice

To protect yourself from Corona Virus Disease (Covid 19) please follow the advice given here, as given by the World Health Organization and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Bangladesh.

  • wash your hands frequently with soap and water, or if needed hand sanitizer

  • if you cough or sneeze, do it into your elbow while bent

  • keep at least 1 metre distance from people who are sick with a cough and fever

  • do not touch your mouth, nose or eyes unnecessarily

  • after touching animals and birds or after cleaning their urine or faeces, wash your hands thoroughly

  • cook meat and eggs well

  • wash your hands before and after preparing or eating food

  • keep your workplace and home clean. Frequently clean tables, computer keyboards, door handles, locks, phones etc with disinfectant (such as Savlon or Dettol)

If you have a cough and fever and are in in Bangladesh call the hotline numbers:

01401184551, 01401184554, 01401184555, 01401184556, 01401184559, 01401184560, 01401184563, 01401184568, 01927711784, 01927711785, 01937000011, 01937110011

 

The smptoms of Corona virus disease (COVID 19) areTo protect yourself from Corona Virus Disease (Covid 19) are cold, cough and pnuemonia, fever, difficulty in breathing. These can be life-threatening. Antibiotics will not work (as it is a virus) and so it is difficult to treat. THis is why you should protect your self by:

  • washing your hands frequently with soap and water, or if needed hand sanitizer

  • if you cough or sneeze, do it into your elbow bent

  • if you use a tissue to sneeze or cough into, through it away straight away in a dustbin

  • keep at least 1 metre distance from people who are sick with a cough and fever

  • do not touch your mouth, nose or eyes unnecessarily

 

 

Come learn about Corona Virus 19

 

How is it spread

  • By droplets

  • by coughing or sneezing

  • by being in contact with an infected person

  • by touching surfaces where viruses live (e.g. table, keyboard, phones) and then touching your mouth, nose or eyes

 

How to protect yourself

Currently there is no vaccine and so the following measures should be taken

  • wash your hands frequently with soap and water, or if needed hand sanitizer

  • do not touch your mouth, nose and eyes without washing your hands

  • keep at least 1 metre distance from people who are sick with a cough and fever

  • after touching animals and birds or after cleaning their urine or faeces, wash your hands thoroughly

  • cook meat and eggs well

  • if YOU have a cough and fever you may wear a mask (to protect others)

When to wash your hands

  • after coughing or sneezing

  • after touching a person who is sick with cough and fever

  • before and after preparing or eating food

  • after going to the toilet

  • after touching animals and birds or after cleaning their urine or faeces

  • when your hands are visibly dirty

 

 

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