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China Reinstates COVID-19 Protocols Amid Pneumonia Outbreak – Precautions To Stay Safe

Amid the rise of pneumonia cases in China, the country has reinstated COVID-19 restrictions. Here are some tips that you need to follow to stay safe.

Edited By : Malika Sahni | Updated: Nov 30, 2023 10:42 IST
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Amid a new mystery pneumonia outbreak, China has reintroduced masks and social distancing measures, reminiscent of the COVID-19 lockdown era. The focal point of the outbreak in Beijing’s northern region has witnessed a surge in pneumonia cases, particularly impacting pediatric hospitals, where the number of children with symptoms such as high fever, lung inflammation, and cold is overwhelming healthcare facilities.

In response, Karnataka’s health department has heightened vigilance, mobilizing healthcare resources statewide. This proactive stance follows a directive from the Central government to States and Union Territories, urging an immediate review of public health protocols and hospital readiness.

Prevention Tips

1. Mask Usage: Embrace mask-wearing in crowded or high-risk settings to minimize exposure.
2. Social Distancing: Maintain a safe physical distance to reduce the spread of potential infections.
3. Hand Hygiene: Regularly wash hands with soap and water or use hand sanitizer to curb germ transmission.
4. Stay Updated: Keep abreast of official health advisories and local guidelines to adapt to changing situations effectively.

Boosting Immunity

1. Balanced Diet: Consume a diet that is rich in fruits, vegetables, and nutrients in order to bolster immune function.
2. Adequate Rest: Prioritizing quality sleep is necessary to support the body’s natural defense mechanisms.
3. Exercise: Engage in regular physical activity to enhance overall health and immunity.
4. Stress Management: Practice stress-relieving techniques like meditation or yoga to mitigate its impact on immunity.

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First published on: Nov 30, 2023 10:42 AM IST

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