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originally posted by: underwerks
a reply to: BPilgrim
Washing your hands 5 times a day cuts your chance of infection by 45%. Try not to touch your eyes, nose, mouth, or any other area with mucous membranes.
Other than that, don’t go licking handrails in Chinatown.
During a press briefing Monday, WHO officials said they don't know how COVID-19 behaves, saying it's not like influenza. They added that while much is known about the seasonal flu, such as how it's transmitted and what treatments work to suppress the disease, that same information is still in question when it comes to the coronavirus.
"This is a unique virus, with unique features. This virus is not influenza," Tedros said Monday. "We are in uncharted territory."