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Protect Yourself from the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

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The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has been declared a public health emergency by the World Health Organization*. Here are some simple everyday habits you can adopt to protect yourself and your loved ones.
Words from Dharma Master Cheng Yen (video)

Simple Public Health Measures

Wash your hands frequently with soap, and avoid touching your eyes, mouth, or nose without washing first.

Follow common respiratory etiquette; cover your mouth with a tissue or your inner elbow when coughing or sneezing. Discard the tissue after use and wash clothes at home.

Wear a mask if you have respiratory symptoms such as coughing or running nose.

Avoid close contact with people who are unwell or showing symptoms of illness, such as cough, runny nose, etc.

Avoid contact with live animals and consumption of raw/undercooked meat.

Avoid travel to farms, live animal markets or places where animals are slaughtered.

Observe good personal hygiene.

Tzu Chi Foundation cares about your health.

*World Health Organization’s Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) advice for the public

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