Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Updates



WHAT IS CORONAVIRUS?

Coronavirus (CoV) is one of the virus that can cause a range of illness which has symptoms such as :

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-2019) is caused by a new strain of virus called SARS-CoV-2 which has not been found in human before and cause a respiratory illness which started in Wuhan, China

Other Coronavirus which has a similar symptoms are Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)

TRANMISSION :

1. Droplet infection
2. Contact transmission

WHAT CAN YOU DO TO PREVENT THE SPREAD :

1. Wash your hands frequently using a soap and water for 20 seconds. If no soap and water, use alcohol-hand rub or hand sanitiser
2. Practice cough etiquette
3. Avoid visiting crowded places if you are sick or contact with a sick person who has symptoms


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EMAIL

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TEL

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