WHO's standard recommendations to the general public to reduce exposure and transmission to the coronavirus and a number of other diseases, are as follows, and include respiratory and hand hygiene and safe eating practices:
Clean your hands frequently with a alcohol-based disinfectant solution on with soap and water;
When coughing and sneezing, cover the mouth and nose with your bent elbow or a handkerchief -
Throw away the scarf immediately after use and wash your hands;
Avoid close contact with those who have fever and cough;
If you have fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical attention in advance and share the history of previous trips with your doctor;
When visiting markets avoid unprotected direct contact with live animals and surfaces in contact with animals;
Consumption of raw or undercooked animal products should be avoided.
Raw meat, milk or animal organs should be handled carefully to avoid cross-contamination with uncooked foods, in accordance with good food safety practices.