2019 nCoV Public Advisory by WHO

Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) - WHO Advice for the Public:

WHO’s standard recommendations for the general public to reduce exposure to and transmission of a range of illnesses are as follows, which include hand and respiratory hygiene, and safe food practices:

-Frequently clean hands by using alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water;
-When coughing and sneezing cover mouth and nose with flexed elbow or tissue – throw tissue away immediately and wash hands;
-Avoid close contact with anyone who has fever and cough;
-If you have fever, cough and difficulty breathing seek medical care early and share previous travel history with your health care provider;
-When visiting live markets in areas currently experiencing cases of novel coronavirus, avoid direct unprotected contact with live animals and surfaces in contact with animals;
-The consumption of raw or undercooked animal products should be avoided. Raw meat, milk or animal organs should be handled with care, to avoid cross-contamination with uncooked foods, as per good food safety practices.