How to wash your hands from COVID-19 Infection

Date posted: Monday, March 16, 2020

The best way to prevent infection and spread of germs, including the coronavirus is by practising good hand hygiene, and regularly washing your hands with soap and water.

What are the signs and symptoms of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Typical symptoms include a fever and/or cough. A small number may go on to develop difficulty breathing and chest tightness, requiring admission to hospital. People with severe symptoms might need admission to intensive care for help breathing.


Who is at risk of being infected with COVID-19?

You may be at risk of infection if:

  • You’ve travelled to any of the countries or regions
  • You’ve been in contact with someone that has a confirmed COVID-19 infection

The situation is evolving but to date the most severe coronavirus symptoms have been seen in people:

  • Over the age of 60
  • With long-term health conditions

What to do if you think you’re at risk?

If you have symptoms such as cough, fever and shortness of breath and think you have been exposed to COVID-19 in the last 14 days - follow local advice if you′re outside of the UK, and try to stay at home.


How is coronavirus treated?

Most people infected with coronaviruses are likely to either have no symptoms at all or have mild ones, requiring no treatment.

Currently there is no evidence from studies to recommend any specific treatment for COVID-2019 and, as it is a virus, antibiotics will not work.

In rare and severe cases of COVID-2019, treatment includes admission to hospital and care that’s focused on supporting the person through the illness, whilst their immune system works to clear it.


Source Taken from Babylon Health


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