Other DiseasesBy Onlymyhealth editorial teamMar 09, 2020

The symptoms of coronavirus is that of any other respiratory illness. There is a lot of difficulty in breathing, pain in the throat, cold, cough, headaches, running nose, and fever. In some cases, there could also be a chance of pneumonia and can be fatal. An individual can take these preventive methods to save themselves from the deadly virus:

  • Washing hands frequently with soap and water or applying alcohol-based hand rub can help in eliminating the virus in your hands.
  • Avoid touching your face with contaminated hands as the virus can enter your system from frequently touching your eyes, nose or mouth

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  • Maintaining good hygiene is a must. While sneezing or coughing, cover your mouth with a handkerchief or clean your hand using soap or an alcohol-based hand rub.
  • According to the World Health Organization, maintain 3 feet distance from individuals coughing, sneezing and having fever
  • If you have travelled to the epidemic area where coronavirus cases have been reported, or you have any of these symptoms, then seek medical help.

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