China’s Coronavirus is rapidly becoming viral, with more than 2,700 people infected and some 80 deaths recorded so far.
Most of the confirmed infected are confined to China with places such as Wuhan on lock down to prevent further spread.
However cases in this fast-moving outbreak have now been found in the United States, Hong Kong, Malaysia, France, Australia, Thailand, South Korea, Taiwan, Macau, Japan and the Philippines.
And at least 1 person is in lock down in Ireland
Corona viruses Symptoms
Common human coronaviruses, including types 229E, NL63, OC43, and HKU1, usually cause mild to moderate upper-respiratory tract illnesses, like the common cold. Most people get infected with these viruses at some point in their lives. These illnesses usually only last for a short amount of time. Symptoms may include
- runny nose
- sore throat
- a general feeling of being unwell
Human corona viruses can sometimes cause lower-respiratory tract illnesses, such as pneumonia or bronchitis. This is more common in people with cardiopulmonary disease, people with weakened immune systems, infants, and older adults.
What can we do to prevent the spread and protect ourselves
We’ve combined some of the best infection control products we have to offer to try and combat the further spread of the lethal virus. Try our Virus & Infectious disease Prevention Kits
Medical grade face masks can protect you from inhaling bacteria from sneezes or coughs in public places where safety can be compromised.
Designed to eliminate bacteria, can be used to wipe door handles or surfaces and prevent transmission through contaminated surfaces.
Alcohol based gels eradicate bacteria that can be gathered on surfaces then passed to an individuals hands