What is COVID-19?
COVID-19 is a new illness caused by a coronavirus. The virus has triggered a global pandemic, and many of the world’s governments have imposed restrictions on their citizens’ lifestyles to prevent the virus spreading.
The core symptoms of COVID-19 are a new continuous cough, a high temperature or loss or change to your sense of smell or taste. On top of the illness itself, the social restrictions and fear of the virus have triggered a wave of anxiety and other mental health difficulties.
How Can I Avoid The Virus?
It is important we avoid the virus wherever possible, and if we can’t fully avoid it we know how to protect ourselves. Rule number 1 is always follow the latest government guidelines. Guidance is regularly changing at a local and national level. The changes are well described in the media, however you can find out the latest official UK government guidance here.
Some simple measures Prime Medicare Ltd. recommends you take to keep yourself safe and well through the pandemic are: