(Fighting against New Coronary Pneumonia) Disease control experts: epidemic prevention and control normalization needs to wear masks in 4 cases
China News Service, Chongqing, June 30 (Reporter Han Lu) A reporter learned from the press conference on the prevention and control of the New Coronary Pneumonia epidemic in Chongqing on the 30th that from 0 to 24:00 on the 29th, Chongqing imported new asymptomatic infections from the United Kingdom1 example. Disease control experts said that in the context of the current normalization of epidemic prevention and control, people still need to wear masks in crowded places, close contact with others, and public transportation.
"Through the previous stage of epidemic prevention and control, the public's awareness of self-protection has been significantly improved, and a better behavior habit has also been developed." Liu, deputy director and chief technician of the Institute of Disinfection and Vector Control of Chongqing CDC Nan said that the analysis of Chongqing’s legal infectious diseases showed that as of June 29, the incidence of respiratory infectious diseases in Chongqing has dropped significantly compared with the same period last year. “This fully shows that wearing masks, maintaining hand hygiene, less concentration, and more ventilation, etc. The act of preventing New Coronary Pneumonia is not only effective in preventing New Crown, but also in preventing respiratory infections such as influenza and avian influenza."
In the context of normalization of epidemic prevention and control, how to do personal protection measures? Liu Nan suggested that the public should develop a good habit of carrying masks when they go out, and wear masks in a closed or poorly ventilated, densely populated place, in close contact with others, or when taking a van or public transportation.
"In addition, maintaining hand hygiene is also the main means to reduce the spread of contact." Liu Nan said that in addition to the daily "hands before and after meals" to wash hands, after touching public goods or parts, returning home, etc., you should wash your hands in time or use free A good habit of washing hands with hand sanitizer; if you suspect contact with potentially contaminated items, you must immediately perform hand hygiene; try not to touch your mouth, eyes, nose before cleaning your hands; do not cover your hands when coughing or sneezing. Cover with tissues or elbows.
“Farmers’ markets, wholesale markets and shopping malls and supermarkets have relatively closed spaces, a wide range of goods, dense personnel and complicated interactions. In addition, the local areas in these places have low temperatures and humid environments. If they are contaminated by the new coronavirus, the virus will survive for a relatively long time. These places are the key places for epidemic prevention and control. Communities, factories, campuses, scenic spots, hospitals and other public areas are also places where people are crowded. If effective measures are not taken, once an epidemic occurs, it is easy to cause spread." Chongqing CDC Su Kun, Ph.D. in Epidemiology of the Center for Infectious Disease Control and Prevention, gave his own suggestions on the prevention and control of epidemic situations in key places and public areas.
Su Kun said that it is necessary to do a good job in the prevention and control of key places such as farmers' markets, wholesale markets, shopping malls and supermarkets, and public areas such as communities, factories, campuses, scenic spots, and hospitals. Strictly prevent the risk of cluster epidemic situation. "For a period of time in the future, we will continue to carry out continuous and dynamic monitoring of key fresh food, environment and employees. Identify potential risks in a timely manner and investigate and dispose of them in a timely manner. For employees in key places and public health areas, we must also develop self-health. Condition monitoring, to avoid getting sick to work, and report and seek medical attention in a timely manner after getting sick. The management department should pay attention to the health status of employees and timely discover and report potential epidemics." Su Kun said.