Pneumonia: Common Sense Countermeasures of People's 'Self-help'

The new corona virus continues to spread around the world, and despite signs of a slowdown in the country, many cases outside China have recently been on the rise and are continuing.

The following several common sense countermeasures help save yourself. 

Wash your hands thoroughly

The first thing that experts recommend is to wash your hands carefully. But how can it be washed clean?

The best way to wash your hands is to wash thoroughly with running water, with soap or hand sanitizer for more than 20 seconds.

Wash your hands in particular attention to the back of the hand, wrist, finger tip and finger seam, etc.

Do not touch the face with unclean hands, especially rub your eyes, buckle your nose and touch your mouth.

The video below shows how your hands can be cleaned thoroughly.

Sneezing correctly 

If possible, try to keep more than 2 meters away from people, especially away from people who cough and sneeze. Try to avoid crowds and parties.

Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough and sneeze, then immediately throw away the tissue and wash your hands. But if it`s too late, experts suggest elbow-blocking droplets and avoiding sprays on other people`s or public objects.

Avoid intimate contact

In order to reduce the chance of infection, avoid shaking hands, hugging and other intimate meeting etiquette, just say hello in times of outbreak.

Wear suitable masks and gloves

Wear suitable masks and gloves to decrease the risk of contacting COVID-19.

Wear suitable masks and gloves according to different occasions, get info from for How To Choose a face mask for Coronavirus Prevention?

Big vitamin C 

vitamin C is essential to the body`s immunity. Normal adults aged 19 to 64 need 40 milligrams of vitamin C a day, Experts say there is evidence that vitamin C supplements do help some people who are already infected with the virus.

But if vitamin C overdoses (more than 1,000 milligrams a day), it can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and flatulence; long-term overdoses can also cause kidney problems, so be careful.

Beware of pets 

Wash your hands after you`ve touched your cat and dog. Because pets may carry other germs, such as E. coli and salmonella, which can be cross-infected to their owners.

Cover the toilet seat 

There is already evidence that new coronavirus positive patients can also carry the virus in their excreta.

Therefore, for the sake of safety, it is best to cover the toilet cover first when flushing after the toilet, especially home with self-insulator.

At the same time, it is important to avoid close contact with those who have just returned from a severe epidemic.

Listen to the experts! 

Finally, to remind you that if you have any doubts, seek and follow the advice and help of medical professionals.