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Health tips to prevent infections this season

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 22nd October, 2022 03:08:58 PM
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People who are detected with any infections may fall severely ill owing to worsened health due to low immunity.

Currently, the Covid-19 pandemic is still wreaking havoc in the country where the coronavirus has already claimed millions of lives all over the world and health experts caution that one can be at a greater risk of many such infections in the near future.

In an interview, Dr Vikrant Shah, Consulting Physician, Intensivist and Infectious Disease Specialist at Zen Multispeciality Hospital Chembur, India, suggested some essential infection-prevention methods:

  1. One should avoid closed spaces having poor ventilation.
  2. It will be the need of the hour to wear masks every day and maintain social distance.
  3. Do not go to malls, theatres or parks where there are a lot of people.
  4. Try to wash hands properly and sanitize them from time to time.
  5. Do not touch any frequently touched surfaces such as faucets, door knobs, handles, or furniture.
  6. Have a shower once you return home, and follow cough etiquette.
  7. Keep as far away as possible from other people to cut down the chances of infection.
  8. If you or any of your family members are infected then self-isolation is recommended by the expert.
  9. Do not come in contact with others at all.
  10. Limit the visitors at home.
  11. It is required to take a meal and sleep in a separate room.
  12. Take utmost care if you fall into the high-risk category and have diabetes,   hypertension, heart, kidney, or liver problems.
  13. Avoid being around people who are suffering from chronic disease.
  14. Everyone at home should wear a mask around sick people.
  15. Get enough sunlight and fresh air during day time.

Source: Hindustan Times