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It might take 2-14 days for the symptoms to develop after the exposure.
Emergency warning signs include the following but not are limited to only these:
- Difficulty in breathing or shortness of breath
- Persistent pain in the chest
- Bluish lips or face
It is not only illegal but wrong on the social part as well, if you choose to hide possibly infected ones as of stigma.
Prep at Home
- Buy soap and disinfectants, and follow good hygiene
- Stock up on necessary supplies and medicines
- Pay attention to local news
- Talk it out with your family and friends
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What to do in case of an infection?
Seek medical help ASAP. Health staff will evaluate whether you can be cared for at home or need to be hospitalized. You should follow the prevention steps below until a health care provider or local health department says you can return to your normal activities.
- Stay home except to get medical care
- Separate yourself from other people and animals in your home
- Call ahead before visiting your doctor
- Take care of your mental health
- Wear a face mask
- Cover your coughs and sneezes and wash hands often
- Clean all high-touch surfaces every day
- Avoid sharing personal household items
- Monitor your symptoms
What if I live with someone who’s been told to self-quarantine?
- If the person you live with is NOT exhibiting respiratory symptoms, you can go about your day-to-day business, and you do not need to be tested or monitored.
- If the person you live with is exhibiting respiratory symptoms but has not yet tested positive for COVID-19:
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth
- Avoid sharing personal household items and washrooms
- If the person you live with has tested positive for COVID-19, you will be considered a close contact, and will also likely be asked to self-quarantine.
- Answers to your most common questions:
- What is a coronavirus?
It is a novel virus that can infect both animals and people, causing a range of respiratory illnesses from the common cold and pneumonia to lung lesions
- How contagious is the virus?
Easily spreading from person to person in homes, offices, hospitals and other confined spaces. The pathogens travel through the air, enveloped in tiny respiratory droplets produced by an infected person’s breathe, talk, cough or sneeze. Dead bodies of the infected don’t cause any spread.
- Where has the virus spread?
The virus originated in Wuhan, China. and has slowed there while gaining momentum in Europe and the United States. World Health Organization officials said the outbreak qualifies as a pandemic.
- How do I keep myself and others safe?
Washing your hands and avoiding touching your face is the way out till now. Report to the authorities asap in case of infection.
- How can I prepare for a possible outbreak?
Keep a 30-day supply stock of essential medicines and ration. Get a flu shot. Prep a support system in place for elderly family members who are more susceptible to the infection.
- What if I’m traveling?
Advisably “reconsider travel” to all countries because of the worldwide effects of the coronavirus.
- How long will it take to develop a treatment or vaccine?
Several drugs are being tested. There has been a successful case of treatment via HIV and Swine flu medications given to a patient yet a proper vaccination seems at least a year away.
- Things not to do?
It is advisable to avoid smoking, wearing multiple masks and taking antibiotics as of non-effectiveness.
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