Dos and Don’ts for preventing coronavirus

WHO | Published: 00:46, Mar 28,2020


Wash your hands with soap and running water when hands are visibly dirty

If your hands are not visibly dirty, frequently clean them by using alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water

Protect yourself and others from getting sick

Wash your hands

after coughing or sneezing when caring for the sick before, during and after you prepare food before eating after toilet use when hands are visibly dirty after handling animals or animal waste.

If you have fever, cough and difficulty breathing seek medical care early and share previous travel history with your health care provider


To protect others from getting sick —

When coughing and sneezing cover mouth and nose with flexed elbow or tissue

Throw tissue into closed bin immediately after use

Clean hands with alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water

Protect others from getting sick

Avoid close contact when you are experiencing cough and fever

Avoid spitting in public

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