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Wash hands for 20 seconds, do not prepare sanitizer at home and keep the part of the house frequently touched | Wash hands for 20 seconds, do not prepare sanitizer at home and keep the part of the house frequently touched

  • Hands carry the germ in the body, so the better you can keep it clean
  • Use tissue paper when you cough or sneeze, always keep it in your pocket
  • Do not use another phone or give it to someone else, clean it with a wipe

Dainik Bhaskar

Apr 01, 2020, 08:48 PM IST

Health desk. Coronavirus cases are increasing worldwide. Especially the already ill and elderly are more at risk. According to epidemiologist and mathematician Adam Kucharsky, the virus spreads from one person to another. Up to 400 cases of infection from an infected human can occur. Learn how to prevent coronavirus …

Count down to 20 during hand washing
The best way to prevent infection is to wash your hands frequently but most people do not know the correct way. For this, take water and soap in your hand. Start counting down to 20 and during this time wash the wrists and nails well. Do not dry your hands with an air dryer, this is a big mistake. Use towels to dry hands and also use towels to close the tap so that there is no risk of infection in the hands again. According to Dr. Adit Guinde, a professor at the Colorado School of Medicine, your hands carry all the germs to the windpipe, so the better you can keep it clean.

Use a 60% alcohol sanitizer
If you are in a place where water-soap is not available, use an alcohol-based sanitizer. Keep in mind that the sanitizer should contain 60 percent alcohol. Soap is also a better option when sanitizer is not available. Remember to ignore the method of making sanitizer from aloe vera and alcohol on social media, because a sanitizer made in this way does not work. It is a waste of money and time.

Have to wash hands frequently but understand when to wash
Usually wash hands before leaving the house and after reaching your destination. Wash hands before cooking, before and after cooking. It is necessary to wash your hands after cleaning the house, after changing the baby’s diaper, after touching the shopping cart, after using the bathroom, after coughing or sneezing, after touching the pet and throwing garbage.

Change habit of touching face frequently

Most people have a habit of touching the face. According to a research, humans touch their face to make themselves feel good. Use tissue paper whenever you touch the face, even if there is itching in the eyes or nose, tissue paper is a better option. Always keep it in your pocket. Wear glasses when you come out. Gloves can also be used.

Keep the house clean
Clean the house daily. Especially the parts where germs live, such as door handles, light switches, television remotes, fridges, microwave handles, tap baskets and toilet flushes. If you like any part of the house more, then take special care of cleaning it. New York Epidemiologist Dr. Ressie Woods says, cleaning the parts of the house that are touched frequently is a good habit, regardless of whether or not there is a risk of coronavirus.

Phone cleaning is also necessary
Just as germs are on the face, hands, desks, they can also be on the phone. There has been no research on whether coronavirus infection can be caused by phone or not. Tech company Apple says that clean the iPhone with a wipe of 70 percent alcohol. Do not use any bleaching agent. Avoid sharing your phone with anyone else. Do not touch someone else’s phone. Especially

Cover mouth while coughing
According to Ohia’s Physician Dr. William P. Sawyer, never sneeze on your hand, or else the TV remote via the hands can spread the infection to the door handle. Use tissue paper or handkerchiefs while sneezing or coughing. After doing this, throw it in the dustbin and clean the hand with a sanitizer.

Keep distance
Follow social distancing to avoid viruses. Make a distance of at least 6 feet from people at the public place. Try to avoid going to places where there is a high risk of infection from sneezing or coughing. Avoid hitting crowded places. According to the CDC, there should not be more than 10 people in a social function.

Follow travel advisory
Travel advisories have been issued in different countries. The borders have been sealed and the airline company is canceling the flight. In such a situation, do not plan a trip by cruise. You can travel but remember that the risk of pandemic is also increasing rapidly.

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