Recommendations for reducing the risk of occurrence of Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)


An epidemic of a new strain similar to the flu – Coronavirus – has been reported in several countries that include China, France, Germany, Canada and the US. The coronavirus usually affects the upper airways, and the intensity of the infection ranges from mild to severe.

What is Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses known to cause diseases ranging from the common cold to more serious diseases. Novel coronavirus is a new coronavirus strain that has not been identified in humans so far. Novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) was first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. The virus probably came originally from an animal source and then spread to humans.

What are the symptoms?

Symptoms include temperature a cough pain in throat shallow breathing In more severe cases, pneumonia

What to do to keep you and the people in your company healthy?

Clean your hands frequently with alcohol-based hand sanitizer or soap and water, and thoroughly dry your hands with paper hand towels.

When you cough and sneeze, cover your mouth and nose with your arm or elbow or handkerchief – immediately throw away the handkerchief and wash your hands.

Avoid close contact with anyone who has fever and cough.

If you have a fever, you cough and breathe heavily, seek medical attention immediately and tell your healthcare provider where you have been or traveled before.

Consumption of raw or insufficiently processed animal products should be avoided. Raw meat, milk or animal organs should be handled with care to avoid contamination with food that has not been heat treated in accordance with good food safety practices.