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Coronavirus - how to avoid the spread?

What are the risks of coronavirus transmission?

The coronavirus is a highly contagious disease affecting the respiratory tract and can lead to death.... lire la suite

Coronavirus - how to avoid the spread?

What are the risks of coronavirus transmission?

The coronavirus is a highly contagious disease affecting the respiratory tract and can lead to death. It is caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus which appeared at the end of 2019 in China. The coronavirus is therefore a virus, not a microbe.

While the majority of Covid-19 kills older people who already have health problems, known as comorbidity, the disease can also kill young and fit people.

In spring 2020 the contagion is global because the circulation of the virus has been accelerated by the displacements and the gatherings of populations.

In the spring of 2020, no one yet knows how the virus will evolve in the coming months or if a vaccine can be found, the most effective method to curb its spread is containment.

How to protect yourself from Covid-19? 

Here are some useful tips and simple techniques to protect yourself from the coronavirus and avoid transmitting the disease to those around you, also to find in our sheet.

Also, don't forget to check government recommendations regularly.

Coronavirus: protect yourself, protect your loved ones

What are the barrier gestures?

Wash your hands regularly.

Avoid unnecessary hugs and contacts.

Cough on his elbow.

Use disposable tissues.

Work from home and wear a surgical mask if you have symptoms.

 

To learn more about the symptoms of Covid-19, you can watch our video Coronavirus - What are the symptoms?

To find out what to do when you have symptoms of Covid-19, you can watch our video Coronavirus - What if I am in doubt?