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About Coronavirus
  • Coronavirus refers to a large family of viruses which circulates in animals and can be transmitted to humans through the air, close personal contact or touching contaminated objects

  • Common signs of infection include fever, cough, shortness of breath, breathing difficulties, gastro-intestinal symptoms and diarrhoea

  • Severe cases include pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome, kidney failure and can result in DEATH

  • There is currently no vaccine or cure. The best way to prevent infection is to avoid being exposed to this virus.

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing and avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick and do stay home when you are sick.

Access World Health Organisation Factsheet by Clicking Here


For the Coronavirus Update from Zimbabwe’s Ministry of Health and Child Care,click here…