We publish a map of the distribution of coronavirus in Europe and in the world, as well as talk about measures to prevent the disease.
Coronavirus is a word that the whole world has learned. According to the latest data on March 26, 2020, the total number of patients with coronavirus infection exceeded 102 thousand. The number of countries into which the virus has leaked is 89.
In Italy, the number of cases increased to 69.176 people, in Germany – up to 31 554, in Spain – up to 35000, in France – up to 19856.
The authorities of the countries are taking active measures to stop the spread of the covid-19 virus. In Italy, for example, a fashion week passed without spectators. Meanwhile, tourists begin to lose interest in overseas holidays. Airlines have reduced the number of flights to Italy.
Recall that the focus of the disease was the city of Wuhan in the Chinese province of Hubei. The authorities immediately took measures to prevent the virus from spreading further, the city was quarantined. However, after a couple of weeks, at the end of January, the disease leaked to other countries.
How not to get infected
The most likely routes of transmission are through the air and food. To protect yourself from the disease, it is enough to follow simple rules:
- wash hands often with soap or use an antiseptic, especially if after visiting public places and vehicles,
- limit contact with sick people,
- touch the face as little as possible, now eyes and nose.
Recall that the World Health Organization does not recommend the use of medical masks to healthy people, even in areas where there are registered cases of coronavirus infection. Monitor your body temperature and, if you feel unwell, seek help from specialists.