There are currently no medicines to prevent or cure Covid-19. However, some western, traditional or home remedies may provide comfort and alleviate symptoms of mild COVID-19.
Note that antibiotics should not be used as a treatment option since the disease is caused by a virus.
However, there are several ongoing clinical trials of both western and traditional medicines and efforts are being made to develop vaccines to prevent and treat COVID-19.
What to do when you are sick
Cover Mouth and Nose
When coughing or sneezing, cover nose and mouth with elbow or a tissue, throw tissue immediately and wash or sanitize your hands right after.
Avoid Close Contact
Stay in a separate room from family and others especially if you have cough and fever.
Seek Medical Care Early
If you develop symptoms, seek medical care early enough and be sure to share your travel history.
Stay At Home
Have enough rest and drink plenty of fluids and eat nutritious food.
Always Wear a Mask
Wear a mask even at home and avoid spitting in public
Tips for the caregiver and other family members
Avoid Unnecessary Exposure
Avoid unnecessary exposure to the sick person and don't share items like cutleries or towels.
Monitor Everyone's Health
Seek medical care immediately if you notice symptoms such as fever, sore throat or cough.
Maintain Good Hygiene
Frequently wash hands and clean surfaces that are often touched. Wear a mask when in the same room with the sick person.
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