It is still difficult to predict when the COVID 19 nightmare will end- with no successful vaccine available so far- fears of a harsh Winter are growing, with the peak of the second wave of the Coronavirus. Some are apprehensive of fear of a second wave of the virus, which may be more deadly than the first.
Does the spread of the Coronavirus increase in the Winter?
A difficult question kept secret, but science tends to answer “yes”, and this answer is based largely on the behavior of other viruses. There are four other types, belonging to the family of coronaviruses. These types cause common cold symptoms, and all of them find it easier to spread in the Winter.
The US Chief Health Officer warned that the second wave of Coronavirus infections causing COVID-19 in America may be worse than the first, and maybe in Winter, why?
First, the outbreak of Corona is likely to coincide with the flu season. This will cause unimaginable pressure on the health care system in the United States.
The risk of flu is usually increased in Winter, which is associated with low temperature and humidity. Also, In Winter people are often physically close to each other which makes it easier to transmit the virus.
Corona… How do we protect ourselves from it in the fall and winter?
Autumn and Winter are cold and flu seasons, but this Winter also carries the risk of coronavirus. How can we keep ourselves, with fears of a larger spread of the virus this fall? Here are some tips.
Maintain at least 1 meter (3 feet) distance between yourself and others. When someone coughs, sneezes, or speaks they spray small liquid droplets from their nose or mouth .these drops may contain viruses. . It is also necessary to ensure that there is good ventilation when you ride public transportation.
Due to the onset of Autumn, and the cooler weather, viruses remain on surfaces for long periods. In this case, it is necessary to wash hands frequently, in order to avoid getting viruses to the face. Hands can transfer the virus to your eyes, nose, or mouth.
3- Act like you already have coronavirus.
Deal with others with caution. Some experts, therefore, recommend acting as if you had Corona. Avoid shaking hands, getting close to others, and unnecessary hugs in greetings.
It can also be helpful to record your movements on a notepad so that if you or an acquaintance is infected you can track the chains of infection. This is useful for protecting others, especially family or friends.
Downloading Corona’s protection software to your mobile device can also help warn you of any potential infection from people who have been diagnosed with the disease. The device issues a special ringtone that asks you to stay away from others for more space and shows if someone is infected nearby.
4-protect yourself from the flue.
It’s likely that flu viruses and the virus that causes COVID-19 will both spread this fall and Winter. stay safe by doing this :
– See a pharmacist as soon as you feel unwell, even if it’s just a cough or a cold.
-Keep your home warm
It is important to keep warm in Winter – both inside and outdoors. Keeping warm over the winter months can help to prevent colds, flu.
5- check your medicine inside the home.
Many medicines (including paracetamol and ibuprofen) are available to relieve symptoms of
common winter ailments, such as colds, sore throat, cough.
Finally, To manage Winter illness symptoms at home, drink hot drinks and meals a day to keep your energy.