Ways to prevent and prepare yourself for Coronavirus

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Healthy habits can help control or prevent various diseases and infections connected to hygiene. Likewise, such healthy habits can prevent diseases like COVID 19 caused by a coronavirus, which is spreading across the globe. So far, washing hands often is the best way to reduce the risk of coronavirus.

Meanwhile, here are some of the healthy habits that you must practice on a regular basis to help prevent infections such as the deadly coronavirus.

Lemon water

Having warm lemon water in the morning will help to eliminate toxins from your body and boost your metabolism. Lemon water has high vitamin C while helps in improving the immune system and fight germs and viruses.

Food safety

Before preparing food, one must wash hands, utensils, and surfaces. Likewise, fruits and vegetables must get washed before consuming them. The food must be cooked and stored in the best possible manner and at an appropriate temperature to get essential nutrients and avoid illness.

Washing hands

Wash your hands before preparing or after eating food. Likewise, wash your hands while going to and after coming from the bathroom, after handling garbage, after treating a cut or wound, after contact with a sick person, during cough or sneezing, etc. Use a hygiene product like an alcohol-based hand sanitizer when not having access to water and soap.

Cover your mouth and nose

You can use a tissue to cover your mouth and nose while coughing or sneezing and disposing of it properly. In case you do not have a tissue, cough or sneeze into your elbow.

Disinfect surfaces

Clean the surfaces and objects that are touched frequently. Disinfectants might be effective in protecting against viruses. Your home must be disinfected especially if someone in the family is ill.

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Boost immunity

A strong immune system always helps you stay healthy and fight against germs and viruses even if you are ill. Therefore, it is important to boost your immune system by consuming a balanced diet alongside exercise. Take good quality sleep, stress management, and other healthy habits.

-PTC News