Corona Virus: Self-isolation helps to Recover Fast & Stop Spreading

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Corona Virus: Self-isolation helps to Recover Fast & Stop Spreading

Corona Virus: Self-isolation helps to Recover Fast & Stop Spreading : Very urgent: if you have any symptoms of corona virus, don’t wait for any one, report to any Federal Medical Center or state General hospital  near you, the Federal Government has made all testing facility readily available there, treatment may follow if your symptoms are mild

We have been overwhelmed by the large numbers of persons seeking solution to questions on the covid-19 pandemic; people have been asking questions on: what is self-isolation or quarantine? How long to isolate? Where to report when your symptoms become worst, living with someone who has symptoms, reducing the spread of infection in your home, looking after your health and wellbeing, how to do your cleaning and laundry

As the corona virus threats intensified, more persons around the world are been killed due to ignorance and careless mistake, the virus is a flu, just like common cold, it can be treated with ease when the right steps are followed

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If you have symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) or live with someone who does, you have been warned not to leave your home except when occasion call for that, it is called self-isolation.

Self-Isolation Involved

  • Staying at home except you want to exercise your body, which could be done near home (three steps from your house)
  • When worst come to pick, you only go out to buy drugs, food,  from shops near you or ask someone else to drop them off at your home
  • Banning all kind visitors, like friends, family, or neighbors from your  home

Very urgent: if you have any symptoms of corona virus, don’t wait for any one, report to any Federal Medical Center or state General Hospital  near you, the Federal Government has made all testing facilities readily available there

Self-isolation: How long to self-isolate

  • People with coronavirus symptoms, you need to stay at home or isolate for 7 days. After 7 days: if your high temperature is normal, no need to self-isolate
  • If your temperature is high, self-isolate until temperature returns normal, you will be fine; you don’t need to congest the local hospital with mild symptoms.
  • No need to self-isolate if you have a cough after 7 days.

Self-isolation: How to do your cleaning and laundry when self-isolating

  • Do your laundry in a separate environment, that is, don’t mixed your cloths with others who are not infected, infected clothes or dirty laundry, when shaken may spread the virus in the air, CDC warned  
  • Using washing machine,  do it the normal way but don’t mixed your  laundry with others
  • Normal detergents and bleach can kill the virus
  • Put used tissues and throwaway cleaning cloths in garbage bags. Then put the bag into a second bag and tie it securely. Wait 3 days before putting it in your outside bin.

  

Self-isolation: Looking after your health and well-being

  • Take a lot of water, it will make your pee pale and clear
  • Do some light exercise, it work wonder
  • Use Tech gadgets to stay connected to your family and friends
  • Take paracetamol to help ease your symptoms
  • Be busy – like cooking, reading, online learning, video gaming  and watching films or any thing that keeps you happy and entertained

Very urgent: if you have any symptoms of corona virus, don’t wait for any one, report to any Federal Medical Center or state General hospital  near you, the Federal Government has made all testing facilities readily available

Self-isolation:  Living with someone who has symptoms

  • If you get symptoms, self-isolate for 7 days from when your symptoms start, even if it means you’re self-isolating for longer than 14 days.
  • If you do not get symptoms, you can stop self-isolating after 14 days.
  • Self-isolate yourself for 14 days from the day you suspect the  symptoms from them
  • If more than 1 person at home has symptoms, self-isolate for 14 days from the day the first person started having symptoms.

Very urgent: if you have any symptoms of corona virus, don’t wait for any one, report to any Federal Medical Center or state General hospital  near you, the Federal Government has made all testing facilities readily available

Coronavirus: Buhari’s daughter on self-isolation after return from UK

The First Lady Federal Republic of Nigeria has Aisha Buhari, has disclosed that one of her immediate daughters is on self-isolation; primarily as a https://myeduproject.com.ng/coronavirusiranian-backed-militias-in-syria-are-getting-hit-hard-by-the-virus preventative measure for the dreaded coronavirus after returning to the country from UK on Thursday.

The First Lady did not tell or disclose the name of the isolated daughter, out of fear of public stigmatization. Nevertheless, she said that the daughter was isolated not because she showed any symptoms. She disclosed this on her personal handle on the micro-blogging site

While advising Nigerian to be vigilant of the Covid-19 virus, Aisha Buhari said the situation in the country is under control, as the government is doing all it could to make Nigeria free from the dreaded virus

The first lady talked about self-hygiene and social distancing, regular washing of hands and seeking medical treatment early enough

Source https://1stnews.com/coronavirus-buharis-daughter-on-self-isolation-after-return-from-uk/

Npower (N-teach): FG ordered closure of tertiary, secondary & primary schools

Following 12 confirmed cases of the dreaded corona virus pandemic, the Federal Government of Nigeria has ordered the immediate and total closure of all schools in the country.

The Federal Government through the Federal Ministry of Education has ordered the immediate closure of tertiary institutions, secondary and primary schools nationwide over the outbreak of the Coronavirus in the country and as part of measures to contain the spread.

Those npower beneficiaries in secondary and primary schools nationwide will stay at home henceforth; the government has not given the number of days this will last

But all Npower beneficiaries mostly the N-teach will stay clear of all school activities to further contain the spread of the deadly corona virus.

The n-teach category of the npower programme will no longer be in class even as schools are yet to write their second term examination. 

The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education, Mr Sonny Echono, confirmed this to The PUNCH in Abuja on Thursday.

It is worthy to mention that, the corona virus has been declared a pandemic by the world Health organization, making it a global health concern, with Europe (Italy) as a hardest hit so far

This means that, schools will no longer open their doors to students as a very effective way to contain the coronavirus (covid-19).

All schools in the country will close indefinitely pending when situation becomes normal, the Federal Government is pleading with everybody to corporate in making this policy and containment a success 

Private tertiary institutions, secondary and primary schools nationwide are expected to follow suit as the government cannot do it alone,  all schools both private and public must shut down immediately

More than 10,000 person have died so far and the number is still rising by the day, iran is the worst hit in the middle east,

In a related Development, Anti-Malaria Drug-Chloroquine, Approved as compassionate Coronavirus Treatment

The American Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine, drugs used to treat malaria and severe arthritis, as a compassionate Coronavirus Treatment

In a press briefing on Thursday, United State president, Donald Trump disclosed the success using chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine as a compassionate treatment for  Coronavirus

At the moment, chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine are undergoing clinical trial by the Food and Drug Administration to ascertain the efficacy and potency of this claim. Trump also said that other antiviral medications will be fast-tracked for FDA approval.

In his correct and precise word, Trump added that the FDA approved “compassionate use” for a number of patients, which allows very ill patients to use drugs not yet approved by the agency for widespread use.

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.forbes.com/sites/lisettevoytko/2020/03/19/trump-says-fda-approved-anti-malaria-drug-chloroquine-to-test-as-coronavirus-treatment/amp/

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