How To Protect Yourself From Infections?

What are infections?

Infections are germs such as bacteria, fungus and viruses. These germs are everywhere and invisible to the human eye. Infections can cause many diseases which are harmful for our health. The results can be serious illnesses or even tragic deaths. Therefore, it is vital for us to protect our kids from these harmful infections.

Ways that infections can transmit?

Infections can mainly transmit in three ways. First, it can transfer directly from an infected person to another normal person. Secondly, it could be through different equipment’s, instruments or through the food we consume. Thirdly, through air.

How to prevent infections spreading through the environment.

There many standard instructions given by the world health organisation to protect ourselves from infections that can occur due to unhealthy environments. The most important aspect is to have s safe and clean environment free of skips. Throwing frisks or dirt all over the place, having improper sanitary facilities and disposing garbage into lakes, rivers, and water streams are a main reason for infections to spread in a wide range. The government should instruct the public to dispose wastes into proper skip bins. These dirt or dump should then be taken for an organised disposing place where re-usable waste can be recycled.

How to prevent infections spreading through equipment’s and instruments.

When we talk about equipment’s and instruments, this effect mostly the people who travel through public transportation. Or people who are involved in professions such as teaching, the medical service, transportation and the music industry. Bacteria and viruses can contaminate in your hand and the clothes you wear. Usually all sort of people gets into public transportation services. Therefore, is it important to wash your hands as soon as you get out of a public transportation service? Always have a hand sanitizer with you so that you can use it at emergencies where there is no water to wash your hands.

How to prevent from airborne infections.

If you are a person with a flu or a virus always make sure that you cover your nose and mouth if you are coughing or sneezing. A person who is not infected by a virus or flu should always wear a nose mask when travelling. This would protect you from catching an infection through any person you meet or travel with. Try as much as possible to have separate water bottles, glasses, and plates at home. Sharing the same glass can also spread infections quick. You need to maintain a good personal hygiene. Bad health habits such as smoking, drinking and bad sexual habits can also make you a favourable victim for infections.

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