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Coronavirus (Covid19)- Is there a way to protect ourselves from infection?

I have been following up the information on the Covid19 infection which is spreading all over the world and making the life difficult for so many people. Researchers are not yet sure how the virus spreads from person to person.

Dr. Mark Denison, a virologist at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center, said:”While we do not know all of the mechanisms of spread of the epidemic so far, there is likely spread by droplets and contaminated surfaces, and possible airborne [spread], similar to SARS,” Covid19 is in general spread through close contact — a range of about 3 to 6 feet. The virus is primarily spread through a sick person coughing or sneezing on someone, said Dr. Kathy Lofy , a health officer in Washington state, U.S.A. A person could also become infected through contact with the virus particles on a surface, though it’s unknown how long the new Covid19 can survive on surfaces outside of the body.

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