How to avoid contracting China coronavirus while travelling
Published on January 23, 2020 at 15.47
In order to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, the UAE's Ministry of Health and Prevention (Mohap) has issued some guidelines for travellers heading to areas where cases of the virus was reported.
Avoid contact with people who have respiratory symptoms.
Avoid contact with animals (dead or alive), animal products or visiting animal markets.
If symptoms of a respiratory infection appear, Mohap urged travellers to: (1) Contact health services and provide them with your travel history.
(2) Postpone travelling if you are exhibiting symptoms.
(3) Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing.
(4) Wash your hands for at least 20 seconds with soap and water, or with alcohol sterilizers.
(5) Stay at home and avoid mingling with others.