Corona Virus is all everyone can talk about right now. The fear of catching this virus is undeniable and so many of us are scrambling to protect ourselves in whichever way we can think of.
People are taking all types of crazy measures—I’m still trying to wrap my head around the toilet paper buying.
The first question anyone would ask when they hear about a virus that is causing so much panic is, what’s the treatment or cure?
Unfortunately, this is a new virus and there is no treatment or cure currently available. Research on potential vaccines is being carried out however it could take more than 12 months to see these vaccines on the market. They have to be tested for safety and effectiveness in humans, which could take some time.
Our best bet right now is to practice preventative measures—we need to adopt lifestyle changes that will not only keep us out of harm’s way, but also protect us, if we are at risk.
The main preventative measures are to;
- Avoiding large gatherings
- Wash your hands
- Carry a hand sanitizer
- Avoid touching your face
- Wipe down objects and surfaces
- Avoid being around sick people and;
- If you’re sick, stay at home.
I took some time to create all these handy slides based off some really valuable information I found in a New York Times article about how to boost your immune system. Save the slides, share them with your loved ones and let’s become proactive in closing this #CoronaVirus chapter.