ISLAMABAD – NDMA issues Guidelines for Coronavirus Outbreak threat. National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has issued guidelines for the general public to prevent novel Coronavirus outbreak threat.
According to NDMA spokesperson, coronavirus caused numerous deaths in its origin city of Wuhan, China. It was a viral disease getting transferred among people through contact of droplets of affected person.
The spokesperson said that the guidelines has clearly mentioned that any person affected from flu and cough should cover his or her nose and mouth while coughing or sneezing. With tissue or flexed elbow to prevent release of droplets openly in the air.
However, the people should regularly wash hands with soap and water or hand sanitiser. Dispose of used tissues properly immediately after use. The person should remain careful in case of fever, cough, difficult breathing and immediately consult a doctor to diagnose the problem. In case a person has got flu symptoms should stay home from work, school or crowded places until the health conditions improves to better,” it added.
NDMA issues Guidelines for Coronavirus Outbreak threat. The NDMA guidelines to prevent coronavirus have emphasised the habit to wash hands after every critical moment. It includes after coughing, sneezing, looking after an ill patient, cooking, eating, and playing with pets.
Moreover, it also advised the masses to frequently clean hands by using soap and water. Also avoid touching eyes, nose or mouth. In case of fever, flu and cough the affected person should consult a doctor immediately. This includes avoiding travel as well.