Public Prevention of Pneumonia Caused by Novel Coronavirus
Pneumonia caused by the new coronavirus is a newly discovered disease, and the public should strengthen prevention. In order to help people around the world understand and master prevention-related knowledge, China's National Migration Service has compiled and translated this guide based on the
Public Prevention Instructions
provided by the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
Reduce outdoor activities
1. Avoid visiting areas where the disease is prevalent.
2. It is recommended to
visits to relatives and
and dining together during the epidemic prevention and control, and stay at home as much as possible.
Try to avoid
public areas, especially places of poor ventilation, such as public bathrooms, hot springs, cinemas, internet bars,
Karaokes, shopping malls, bus/train stations, airports,
II. Personal Protection and Hand Hygiene
1. It is recommended that a mask shall be worn when going out. A surgical or N95 mask shall be worn when visiting public areas,
or taking public transportation.
2. Keep your hands sanitized.
Try to avoid
touching public objects and parts in public areas.
from public areas,
your cough, using the restroom, and
please wash your hands with soap
under running water,
or use alcoholic hand sanitizer.
Avoid touching your mouth, nose or eyes when you are unsure whether your hands are clean
Cover your mouth and nose
with your elbow
III. Health Monitoring and Seeking Medical Attention
Monitor the health
of your family members and yourself.
Measure your temperatures
when you feel
like having a fever.
If you have
kid(s) at home, touch the kid’s forehead in the morning and at night. Measure the kid’s temperature in case of fever.
2. Wear a mask and seek medical
in case of suspicious symptoms. Go to medical institution in a timely manner in case of
symptoms relating to thepneumonia
caused by novel coronavirus
are found. Such symptoms
fever, cough, pharyngalgia, chest distress, dyspnea, mildly poor appetite, feebleness, mild lethargy, nausea, diarrhea, headache, palpitation,conjunctivitis, mildly sore limb or back muscles, etc.
avoid taking metro, bus and other public transportation and visiting
Tell the doctor your travel and
residence history in epidemic areas,
and who youmet
you got the
IV. Keep Good Hygiene and Health Habits
open the windows of your house for
2. Do not
towels with your family members. Keep your home and tableware clean. Sun-cure your clothes and quilts often.
3. Do not spit. Wrap your oral and nasal secretion with tissue and throw it in
Balance your nutrition
and exercise moderately.
5. Do not touch, buy or eat wild animals (gamey).
Try toavoid visiting markets
6. Prepare thermometer, surgical or N95 masks, domestic disinfectant and other supplies at home.