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Clean Living Prevent Transmission of Mers- Cov

Disease Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus or MERS-CoV need to watch, especially for prospective pilgrims. Clean and healthy is crucial to prevent transmission. Till now there is no vaccine and no cure for deadly diseases that spread in the Middle East in 2012. "MERS-CoV is a new disease with a high mortality rate. It should be a serious concern that the pilgrims did not catch it, "said Head of the Ministry of Health Fidiansjah Hajj Health in a media briefing on Friday (16/8), in Jakarta. MERS-CoV is a respiratory disease caused by a new type of corona virus. Symptoms of the disease first appeared supposedly in Saudi Arabia, among others, fever, flu, and shortness of breath.

                   Disease Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus or MERS-CoV need to watch, especially for prospective pilgrims. Clean and healthy is crucial to prevent transmission. Till now there is no vaccine and no cure for deadly diseases that spread in the Middle East in 2012. “MERS-CoV is a new disease with a high mortality rate. It should be a serious concern that the pilgrims did not catch it, “said Head of the Ministry of Health Fidiansjah Hajj Health in a media briefing on Friday (16/8), in Jakarta. MERS-CoV is a respiratory disease caused by a new type of corona virus. Symptoms of the disease first appeared supposedly in Saudi Arabia, among others, fever, flu, and shortness of breath. Up to now, a disease similar to SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) that has spread to several countries, such as Saudi Arabia, Italy, Britain, France, Jordan, and the United Arab Emirates.                   

                 According to the World Health Organization (WHO), since September 2012 to 1 August 2013, MERS-CoV has infected 94 people and 46 of them died. Drugs and vaccines for the disease has not been found to prevent the transmission is very important. Prevent transmission Fidiansjah explained, MERS-CoV infection prevention can be done through a clean and healthy lifestyle behaviors. First, enough to eat, drink, and rest. Secondly, do not smoke. Third, always wash hands with soap. Fourth, wear a mask in public places. Fifth, avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth using unwashed hands. Sixth, avoid contact with people with MERS-CoV, including food and beverage equipment put together. “The point is, keep the immune system,” said Fidiansjah. additional precaution for prospective pilgrims are influenza vaccine and pneumonia vaccine (pneumonia). “It does not prevent the transmission of MERS-CoV, but can reduce the risk of transmission because MERS-CoV infectious easier if we are exposed to influenza,” he said.

                 Communicable Disease Control Director Direct Slamet Health Ministry declared, recommended influenza and pneumonia vaccine not the official recommendation. “We asked health workers in every congregation who oversee fleet develop symptoms of influenza. Coordination with Saudi Arabian hospital also done, “he said. (K02)

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