In a matter of weeks, the corona virus or COVID-19, which is the correct medical term, has created panic around the world. It is now being classified as a worldwide pandemic and is having a major short-term impact on economies, the stock market and travel. The cancellation of major sporting events is becoming a cause of concern for our readers. Six-nation matches have already been postponed, there are concerns that Cheltenham could be postponed and that the coronavirus could cause havoc in other countries 2020 sporting calendar With major events like the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Euro 2020 to come.
What is Coronavirus?
Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe illnesses. The latest COVID-19 is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans. Common signs of infection include respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, shortness of breath and difficulty breathing. In more severe cases, infection can lead to pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome, kidney failure, and even death.
Boost your immune system to fight against COVID-19
According to WHO, the main symptoms of corona virus usually include cough, high temperature, shortness of breath. These symptoms are similar to those of other respiratory diseases, including the flu and the common cold. Most people who become infected experience mild illness and recover, but it can be more severe for others.
How COVID-19 is affecting sports
protection from corona virus
Like the cold and flu bugs, the new virus is spread through droplets when a person coughs or sneezes. Droplets land on surfaces and are picked up by the hands of others and spread further. People catch the virus when they touch their infected hands with their mouth, nose or eyes.
Here are the most important steps to take right now:
1. Wash Your Hands Regularly
Hand hygiene is the first and most important line of defense. Clean your hands regularly and thoroughly with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water to kill viruses on your hands.
Keep hand sanitizer with you and wash your hands before eating. Avoid shaking hands with people and try to avoid touching your face and mouth with unwashed hands.
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2. Maintain Social Distancing
Maintain at least 1 meter (3 feet) distance between you and anyone who is coughing or sneezing. When someone coughs or sneezes, they spray small liquid droplets from their nose or mouth that may contain the virus. If you are too close, you can breathe in droplets, including the COVID-19 virus, if someone who is coughing has the disease. WHO
3. Touch as little as possible in public places
Be especially careful about touching things in busy airports, train stations, and other public transportation systems. It is inevitable that we will touch our face but be more careful in public places. Also, be more careful while eating, always wash your hands before eating and do not share snacks from packets or bowls used by others.
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