A lot of the facts around corona-virus have been unclear until recently.
As this virus has spread, research has accelerated and now a lot more is known about it. Testing solutions are being rolled out, but often aren’t getting to the people who need them.
Medical professionals need to be tested, as they are not only coming into contact with COVID-19 cases but also treating patients that are sick and weaker than normal. This is a massive issue, with some doctors publicly voicing their concerns about the lack of testing for healthcare professionals.
Anyone that has been traveling recently should also have quick and convenient access to testing. As the virus often doesn’t present symptoms for the first 14 days, without testing it is almost impossible to stop the spread.
Elderly or sick (with other conditions) need testing if they show any symptoms.
In many countries, people have been advised that masks should only be used for the sick. But, you could be sick and contagious, while having no symptoms at all.
Can you imagine how you would feel if this got transferred to friends or family? Possibly resulting in hospital bills or worse.
Panic on social media, in general, resulted in a lot of false news and fear-mongering. However, we need to do everything possible to prevent the spread!
Fortunately, there are a lot of things that you can do to help the situation and protect yourself and your family from the Corona-virus.
There are ways to help keep yourself and others safe from COVID-19. While these actions don’t necessarily stop the virus, they do reduce your chances of catching it or passing it on to others.
If you are in a high-risk group or close to someone that is, you should be even more careful, as the virus can be fatal to the elderly or people with existing serious medical conditions.
To help stop the spread, you can:
At Home COVID-19 Testing.