The Coronavirus COVID-19 has recently been declared by the World Health Organization (WHO) to be pandemic for it has affected many people around the world. Because of the news around us, many people are getting scared and worried specially if ever their city get locked down. So, how should we respond on this health crisis?
- Protect yourself first. This virus can be asymptomatic to some people which means you can be a carrier and could potentially infect other people. So let us observe proper hygiene like frequent hand washing and maintain social distance. This way, we can help protect and prevent the spread of the virus.
- Stay calm. Avoid making decisions out of fear. Fear can cause us to panic which is not going to be beneficial to our health and to our community. We should care not only for our family but for others as well.
- Have faith in God and have a positive attitude. This can help us to avoid getting stressed over something beyond our control. Our positive attitude and faith in God will surely help uplift our spirits that could lead us to bring peace and joy to other people.
Remember that you are not alone in this crisis. After all, we are all limited human beings and there's not enough efforts that we can do to avoid this situation. However, we can help protect and prevent the spread of Coronavirus COVID-19 and together we can unite by faith that we will soon overcome this crisis.