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Coronavirus: The basics. Prevention, symptoms, at-risk groups

There is no vaccine yet for the coronavirus, so how can you reduce the risk of infection?

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Washing your hands with soap for at least 20 seconds is one of the measures to take. Source: 1 NEWS

Well, some simple advice.

Wash your hands often, with soap, for at least 20 seconds, and avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth and close contact with people who are already ill.

Also make sure to cover your nose and mouth when coughing or sneezing.

The symptoms?

A fever and dry cough as well as a shortness of breath are the main signs of infection

Source: 1 NEWS

Source: 1 NEWS

Source: 1 NEWS

Source: 1 NEWS

Source: 1 NEWS

The older you are, the greater the risk of complications, especially for those with underlying health conditions, especially heart and lung disease, and diabetes.