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Infectious diseases can put you and those around you at risk. Some diseases can be stronger than others. It is important to understand how to deal with them, as well as understand what makes them a threat.
Some groups are more vulnerable in severe situations which might lead to death, however, people of ALL ages, with or without pre-existing conditions can catch the virus. People over 50 years of age are highly prone to risks.
COVID-19 has become a rapidly grown and infectious disease that is infecting people all over the globe. While most people are either asymptomatic for the virus or experience mild symptoms, there are still people who endure excruciating and sometimes life-threatening symptoms.
The COVID-19 virus can easily spread from sneezing, coughing and bacteria transferred by touch. The most effective way to prevent this process is through social distancing.
When you sneeze, tiny droplets can escape your nose, flying through the air. These droplets can travel 7-8 meters (23-27 feet). Therefore, we must be careful especially when sick, to prevent these germs from spreading.
Throughout the day, we constantly touch surfaces which are home to numerous types of bacteria. From gas pump handles, mailboxes, escalator rails, ATM buttons, crosswalk buttons and door handles, we might not acknowledge the reality of how much bacteria we come in contact with everyday.
Kura Foundation started to help support refugee and trafficked women on their journey to self-reliance. Through a series of online and in-person courses and trainings, we directly implement our programs and help local governments and non-profits better support this vulnerable population to help them become self-sufficient, from a financial, emotional and practical perspective.
Our lates series of blogs cover topics from unpacking the COVID -19 crisis and learning how to best face the crisis to understanding what the different types of masks that help protect against the virus. Feel free to learn directly and share with your communities!