Medicine: A prognosis for the new virus

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Today, I shall try to make a better prognosis for the new virus. How should this new prognosis look like? What should you prepare for? I think you should prepare for the worst of all realistic scenarios. Most of the information for this “worst” prognosis, I took from the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University. And this worst prognosis is that millions of people will die. Approximately 4.2 million worldwide.
Don’t be among these millions. Protect yourself, your family and others as much as possible over the next 2 to 4 years.
– Read the news only from the most trusted sources. And, read the news at least once every two weeks.
– Thorough hand washing with soap, several times a day.
– Never touch your face. Only after washing your hands thoroughly can you touch your face.
– Wear a mask whenever you go out.
– Social distancing, 2 meters.
– Reduce your social contacts.
– If you have a fever and/or a cough, and are not seriously ill, please isolate yourself voluntarily in your apartment for 14 days.
But it’s not all bad news.
For example, a new test is expected soon. This would allow any doctor, pharmacy or even you, in your home, to test whether you have been infected recently with the new disease, respectively, whether you already recovered from the new disease, in other words, whether you can go back to work, safe in the knowledge that you cannot get infected again for about a year and a half and will not infect anyone yourself.


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