Health expert advises against indiscriminate spitting to curtail coronavirus

The Eastern Regional Health Promotion Officer, Mrs. Bridget Anim says persons who spit around should avoid the practice because Coronavirus has spread through droplets therefore sputum from an infected person could easily be transmitted to others around.

She reiterates that coughing should be done into the elbow away from people if a person is hard-pressed for a cough.

Speaking to Editors in Aburi on gate-keeping roles amidst COVID-19, Mrs. Anim said it is important to guard against the stigmatization of Coronavirus patients and hoped that a vaccine would be found soon to keep COVID -19 at bay.


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