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Ministry of Health: 7 things to do when you have a fever, cough, sore throat, difficulty breathing

The Ministry of Health has issued specific instructions on what to do for the community when there are symptoms of fever, cough, sore throat, and difficulty breathing without definite results.

According to the Vietnam Public Health Emergency Response Center, as of 7:00 am, March 10, 2020, the total number of cases in the world: 113,921, total deaths: 3,995. Covid-19 disease has spread to 103 countries and territories outside of China: 876.


In Vietnam, as of the date of recording 31 cases, of which 16 cases have been cured and discharged, 15 cases are being treated in hospitals.


Ministry of Health: 7 things to do when you have a fever, cough, sore throat, difficulty breathing

With the new complicated developments of the epidemic situation in the country and in the world, the Ministry of Health has issued recommendations to help people have specific instructions when showing symptoms (fever, cough, sore throat, difficulty breathing). breath).


1. Wear a mask and isolate yourself in a separate, well-ventilated room or in an indoor location, keeping a distance of at least 2 meters from people


2. Call the hotline of the local health authority or the Ministry of Health (phone number 1900 3228 or 1900 9095) for advice and immediately go to a medical facility for examination and treatment; Wear a mask during the travel to the medical facility


3. Cover your nose and mouth when coughing or sneezing with your elbow, cloth or handkerchief or tissue; Dispose of masks and tissues after use in a trash can with a tight-fitting lid or in a bag and tie tightly


4. Wash your hands often with special soap after coughing, sneezing, after discarding masks and tissues


5. Use separate personal items such as drinking cups, bowls, chopsticks, etc.

6. Limit the use of public transport; Do not go to crowded places, workplaces, schools


7. Notice to the employer, school and related people


Ministry of Health: 7 things to do when you have a fever, cough, sore throat, difficulty breathing























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