Coronavirus: What To Do To Protect You If You Arrive In Mexico

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Coronavirus is worrying throughout the world, every day we hear about new infections and the way in which health organizations are working to eradicate it. However, there are questions on the air like: can I get it if someone coughs or sneezes? What to do to protect you if it arrives in Mexico or your country

According to the World Health Organization, the spread of coronavirus is not only possible when someone with the virus sneezes or coughs, but also if you touch an infected object and then put your hands to your mouth, nose or eyes. Hence, experts recommend washing your hands with soap constantly, as well as covering your mouth when you sneeze or cough.

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On the other hand, it is also important to follow the same line of care when having contact with an animal. In addition, when eating meat, they have to be well cooked. Since there are cases of transmission, between animals and humans. The truth is that health experts are working on the vaccine before this gets out of control.

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Meanwhile, according to UNICEF, the term is handled like the new coronavirus, this means that it is a new strain. This is how the virus that was first detected in Wuhan, China was classified.

COVID-19 is a new virus associated with the same family of severe acute respiratory syndrome virus (SARS) and some types of common colds, he explained.

The first thing you need to know is that the coronavirus is transmitted by direct contact, when someone infected coughs or sneezes. Also when touching contaminated surfaces, as mentioned above. It should be noted that the coronavirus survives for hours on objects, the good news is that it can be removed with simple disinfectants.

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 How to know if they infected me?

The fact is that there are very obvious symptoms of the coronavirus, such as: cough, breathing problems and fever. Which can trigger pneumonia and unfortunately the loss of life. Hence, it is recommended not to minimize symptoms and see a doctor to perform the relevant tests.

What do I do not to get infected
Well, UNICEF explains that there are four essential points:
First, wash your hands frequently with soap and water, if possible, the use of disinfectants is recommended.
Subsequently, you must cover your mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing. In addition, there is to discard the papers or handkerchief, which is in a closed bag.
Finally, avoid contact with someone who has the aforementioned symptoms.

On the other hand, the use of a mask is suggested only if symptoms occur, otherwise it is not necessary.

However, the use of the mask is not enough to stop the infection. It is necessary to wash your hands frequently, cover your mouth and nose when coughing and sneezing and avoid direct contact with a person who has a cold or has symptoms similar to those of the flu (cough, sneezing or fever), he explained.

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To conclude, Unicef ​​recommends that hand washing last at least 20 seconds to carve well between the spaces of the fingers and under the nails.

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