WHO ’s advice to the public during the epidemic: how to protect yourself

As foreign health incidents become more and more serious, most infected people have mild symptoms and will recover, but some infected people may suffer from severe illness.The WHO gives the following suggestions for basic protective measures during the special period:

Wash hands frequently

If your hands are not obviously dirty, clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand sanitizer or wash your hands with soap and water.

Reasons: Washing your hands with soap and water or using alcohol-based hand rub kills bacterial that may be on your hands.

clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand sanitizer

Maintain social distancing

Maintain at least 1 metre(3 feet) distance between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing.

Reasons: When someone coughs or sneezes they spray small liquid droplets from their nose or mouth which may contain bacterial. If you are too close, you can breathe in the droplets, you can breathe in the droplets, bacterial if the person coughing has the disease.

Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth

Reasons:Hands touch many surfaces that may be contaminated by bacterial. If you touch your eyes, nose, and mouth with a contaminated hand, you may be infected with the bacterial left on the surface of the object.

Maintain good respiratory hygiene habits

Make sure you and your surroundings maintain good respiratory hygiene habits. When sneezing or coughing, cover your mouth and nose with a curved elbow, or use paper towels and immediately dispose of the used paper towels properly.

Reasons: droplets can spread viruses. Good respiratory hygiene habit should be maintained to protect people around from the common cold, flu and new corona virus.

clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand sanitizer

If you have fever, cough and difficulty breathing, please seek medical attention as soon as possible

Reasons: Fever, cough, and difficulty breathing may be symptoms of respiratory tract infections or other serious diseases, so it is important to seek medical attention in a timely manner. There may be many causes of respiratory symptoms accompanied by fever. Based on personal travel experience and specific analysis of the environment.

Stay informed and follow the medical staff ’s recommendations

Follow the advice provided by medical staff, national and local public health authorities or employers on how to prevent yourself and others.

Reasons: They are best qualified to advise residents in your area on how to protect themselves.

The above are some suggestions from WHO on how to do personal protection during the special period. Among them, it is mentioned to wash hands with liquid soap containing alcohol. Wuxi Jianuo Intelligent Industry Technology Co., Ltd. is China’s leading enterprise in hand sanitizers and a manufacturer of disinfection gel production equipment.

During this special period, the company established a special team with the Wuxi SME Chamber of Commerce, known as the NVW team, to provide a variety of materials including masks, gloves, and protective clothing to the world.Our goal is to try our best to provide qualified materials and to be busy delivering items to overseas customers.