What are the most effective ways to reduce the risk of coronavirus if you still have to travel?
Don’t! Stay at home If you have flu-like symptoms (fever, coughing, sneezing, etc.). At this stage, remote work is encouraged from home and business trips are postponed for the next moment. Many companies work remotely at least part of the time or self-destruct when they have sick employees, helped by the ease that technology provides in their daily work.
The most important rules to follow:
- Regularly wash your hands for a minimum of 20 seconds with warm water and soap.
- Avoid close contact with other people, especially exhibiting symptoms. The current recommendations are to maintain a distance of 2m between people and to practice social distance whenever possible.
- Consider skipping the traditional handshake.
- Disinfect all surfaces during a flight on the plane-the table and armrests of the seat, all common surfaces on the plane. This includes items such as magazines, touchscreen TVs, and remote controls.
- Prepare your drugs for the flu and take them with you. If you get ill, the last thing you want to do is to look for a pharmacy to buy medicines in an unfamiliar city.
- Wear face masks – they will not protect you from the air virus, but if you get ill, you can protect the people around you.
- And again… Don’t travel if you don’t have to!