Latest advice on coronavirus February/ March 2020

Latest advice on coronavirus February/ March 2020

The Government and NHS have issued advice for members of the public.

Typical symptoms of coronavirus include fever and a cough that may progress to a severe pneumonia causing shortness of breath and breathing difficulties.

Generally, coronavirus can cause more severe symptoms in people with weakened immune systems, older people, and those with long-term conditions like diabetes, cancer and chronic lung disease.

The following websites can give you the most up to date information and advice: 

For an overview on coronavirus, visit: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

For the latest information and advice on coronavirus, visit:
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-information-for-the-public    

Coronavirus – what you need to know:
https://publichealthmatters.blog.gov.uk/2020/01/23/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-what-you-need-to-know/ 

Contact tracing is a fundamental part of outbreak control that’s used by public health professionals around the world. Find out more about preventing the coronavirus infection spreading further:

https://publichealthmatters.blog.gov.uk/2020/02/13/expert-interview-what-is-contact-tracing/

What is self-isolation and why is it important? Find out how self-isolation is sued to stop the likes of coronavirus spreading:
https://publichealthmatters.blog.gov.uk/2020/02/20/what-is-self-isolation-and-why-is-it-important/

For travel advice for those travelling and living overseas during the coronavirus outbreak, please follow this link:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/travel-advice-novel-coronavirus

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