Coronavirus infections (ALERT☢)❗❗ in Nigeria,
The Coronavirus infection has been reported in several countries including Nigeria and declared a global emergency.
Because of that, here are some information about the virus and how to prevent or reduce risk of infection.
The virus is most commonly spread from an infected person to others by:
Coughing and sneezing
Personal Contact: Such as touching, hugging or shaking hands
Touching an object or surface which has been exposed to the virus, then touching your mouth, nose, or eyes
Symptoms can include:
Shortness of breath
How to prevent or reduce your risk of infection
Regularly wash hands with soap and water.
Cover nose and mouth when coughing and sneezing
Wear a mask. Masks should not be touched or handled during use.
Avoid close contact with anyone with cold or flu-like symptoms.
Thoroughly cook meat and eggs.
Avoid unprotected contact with live wild or farm animals
Avoid travel to high risk areas.