COVID-19 is an illness that severely affect lungs and airways and epidemic. It’s caused by a virus called coronavirus. It has been reported in 170 countries. WHO says that Stay aware of the latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak, available on the WHO website and through your national and local public health authority. Most people who become infected experience mild illness and recover, but it can be more severe for others.
Wash your hands frequently
Regularly and thoroughly clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water.
Why? Washing your hands with soap and water or using alcohol-based hand rub kills viruses that may be on your hands.
Maintain social distancing
Maintain at least 1 metre (3 feet) distance between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing.
Why? When someone coughs or sneezes they spray small liquid droplets from their nose or mouth which may contain virus. If you are too close, you can breathe in the droplets, including the COVID-19 virus if the person coughing has the disease.
Personnel hygiene is very important.
This talk is between Dr Shahzad Basra and Director Microbiology, Prof Dr sajjad ur Rehman. Dr sajjad says that it is not being caused locally but it is all because of infected people coming in Pakistan from other countries. The virus cannot survive more than 2 minutes when temperature is more than 28C and relative humidity less than 70%. You need to improve your immune system and personnel hygiene. Use water in toilet instead of tissue.