5 Tips to Prevent Against Coronavirus in Care Home Facilities (Updated)

  “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” -Benjamin Franklin, 1736 While it appears the context of the words above dealt more with fire prevention than medicine, the comment does hold its own when dealing with worldwide warnings and concern of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19 ) outbreak. The World Health Organization (WHO) describes it as a new strain of coronavirus that can infect (and/or transmit) between human and animal species. Common to other respiratory illnesses, if infected, symptoms include: Runny nose Sore throat Cough Fever More serious symptoms may lead to pneumonia and breathing difficulties. It [...]