If the emergence of the new coronavirus is causing or exacerbating feelings of anxiety and unrest, know that you are not alone. We acknowledge your anxiety; we will not simply dismiss it. Instead, we hope to empower you with the knowledge and practical advice to help you through these challenging times.
An overview of the coronavirus
The 2019-nCoV virus belongs to the coronavirus family. This family is responsible for viruses as mild as the common cold to more serious cases like 2003 SARS.
In late December 2019, Chinese health authorities reported a group of cases of viral pneumonia to the World Health Organisation (WHO). Many of those affected had contact with a live seafood and animal market in Wuhan, China. It has since become clear that the virus can spread from person to person.
For confirmed 2019-nCoV infections, patients have reportedly had mild to severe respiratory illness with symptoms including:
- Sore throat
- Breathing difficulties
While some people can recover in a few days, others – particularly the elderly and people with compromised immune systems – are at greater risk.
When to seek medical help
If you or someone you have been in contact with has travelled to Wuhan City in China (or another significantly affected area) in the last two weeks and you are experiencing either fever or respiratory symptoms, we recommend that you contact a hospital run by the Hospital Authority immediately. These hospitals have the necessary facilities to test for the coronavirus or other flu viruses.
For those with fever or flu-like symptoms who haven’t been exposed to the affected areas, we suggest you contact your medical doctor’s clinic. If you’re seeking natural medicine advice, we can offer Skype and phone consultations.
Ways to protect yourself
Experts are advising that the best way to protect against coronavirus is to practice good personal hygiene and support a strong immune system.
To reduce the risk of exposure, please refer to the government guidelines:
To strengthen your immunity, please refer to our recommendations here.
Either in person or via Skype and phone, our practitioners can prescribe potent supplements, herbal medicines and offer guidance on impactful dietary and lifestyle changes to boost your immunity. You can also visit our dispensary in person or online to access our range of pure supplements.
If you would like support to deal with anxiety, you may wish to reach out to our counsellors and psychologists. Remember: you are not alone.
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2019年12月下旬，中國衛生部門向世界衛生組織（WHO）報告了一組病毒性肺炎病例。 最初許多患者與一個位於武漢的大型海鮮和活體動物交易市場有關。 此後，已知該病毒可以在人與人之間傳播。
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