Health workers and those working at public places such as an airport, port or railway station must wear masks as precaution.
ME has no confirmed cases of COVID-19 at this time.
The time between catching the virus and beginning to experience symptoms can range from 1-14 days. Droplets spread the virus. In Iran, 4,747 cases have been reported so far while 124 people have been died due to the deadly virus, while in Italy, 4,636 confirmed cases and 197 deaths have been reported so far. Over 55,700 people have recovered, according to Johns Hopkins University.
Voccio also reminds that "flu is still widespread and active throughout the state, so if you have not already gotten a flu shot, it is not too late".
There are key differences between PUIs and quarantined patients. "Eighty percent of people have such minor symptoms, they don't actually require any medical care at all".
Is the virus being transmitted from one person to another?
Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with your hands.
-Stay home while you are sick.
"Cover mouth and nose with a mask and make sure there is no gap between your face and the mask". If you think a surface may be contaminated, use a disinfectant to clean the surface.
Washington County Recommends 2.2 Million People Work From Home
According to reports, the recent development came after the virus outbreak in the Washington state escalated in the recent past. The first California death from the virus was an elderly person in Placer County, near Sacramento, health officials said .
Wash hands often with soap and water. Three have recently emerged that can cause severe illness - MERS-CoV (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome), SARS-CoV (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) and COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease). Your healthcare provider will advise you on what to do next and will coordinate with your local public health agency and the CDC to determine if you need to be tested for COVID-19. We encourage you to take steps to safeguard your personal health and to minimize disease transmission to the community.
Airport screenings have been expanded to identify anyone showing symptoms. Now, the storm has started in the United States and is gathering strength. People in communities where ongoing community spread with the virus that causes COVID-19 has been reported.
A public health emergency has been declared and additional emergency funds have been allocated (see last bullet point/graph).
The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus, the website states.
"There are not yet any vaccines or therapeutics to cure the disease".
Mr Trump had planned to sign an 8.3 billion USA dollar coronavirus response funding bill at the CDC.
US company Co-Diagnostics is developing a diagnostic test to detect coronavirus more accurately, amid the global spread.
Additionally, Congressman McCaul introduced the Preventing Drug Shortages Act, which would help address the critical issue of drug shortages that affect the quality of care patients receive across the country.