Dr. Teera reveals that COVID-19 is more difficult to disintegrate than mosquitoes, reiterates that vaccination reduces severe illnesses and deaths.

On December 12, 2022 Assoc. Prof. Dr. Thira Worathanarat or “Doctor Thira“Faculty of Medicine Chulalongkorn University Facebook post about the issue “COVID-19” indicate that

Yesterday, around the world, there were 285,500 more infections, 433 more deaths, a total of 653,604,873 people, 6,658,290 total deaths.

The top 5 most infected with COVID are:

  1. Japan
  2. South Korea
  3. France
  4. Hong Kong
  5. Taiwan

Yesterday, in the number of new infections, countries from Europe and Asia occupied seven of the top 10 and 17 of the top 20 globally.

The number of new infections per day around the world right now from Asia and Europe together representing 95.13 percent of the world, while the number of deaths accounted for 97.69 percent

Collapse…harder than mosquitoes

“Mosquitoes are worse than tigers” is a saying that we have often heard from the past to the present. and reflect reality

If comparing mosquitoes with tigers Even an encounter with a tiger can be fatal. But the chances of meeting a tiger are extremely difficult nowadays. While mosquitoes are animals that are found abundantly. There are many types andcarriersuch as dengue, malaria, yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis, Chikugunya, Zika, West Nile, each of which makes them sick. Severe illness, death, and long-term chronic illness problems can follow.

but for mosquitoesCOVID-19 There are many ways to prevent mosquitoes. And it’s also more convenient than managing the prevention of COVID-19. which has already caused a heavy outbreak This is because mosquitoes are still noticeable. Know the source and time of the encounter.

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But at present, the epidemic ofCOVID-19 is difficult to control Because it can infect others from the time that person has no symptoms to the time that they have symptoms. The time of transmission is likely to last up to 10-14 days from the time of infection. If not protecting yourself regularly on both sides of the infected person The risk of infection and people in general, there is a certain risk during daily life. Become infected and spread the infection without knowing it. or not being careful

This is why we see campaigns to give away.booster vaccinationtogether to complete as specified in hopes of reducing the chances of getting severely ill when infected Reduce the risk of death and reduce the risk of Long COVID can go

What we can do besides vaccines is Proper prevention regularly (Primary prevention) by always wearing a mask when living outside, washing hands, keeping distance from others. Avoid being in close contact with others. If you have to meet and talk closely, it should take a short time. Don’t go in a crowded, poorly ventilated orbit.

Finally, if unwell or suspected to be at risk of infection, they shouldCheck ATK manually

As has always been suggested that If you feel unwell Tested and a positive result means infection. Then isolate yourself from others for at least 7-10 days until your symptoms improve, you don’t have a fever, and you get a negative ATK test again, then go out and strictly protect yourself for two weeks.

But if you don’t feel well, you get a negative result, don’t trust it. Check again every day for at least 3 consecutive days.

As for those who are in close contact with the infected person or self-assessment as being at risk, then check the ATK every other day, 3 times in 5 days.

look around

Entertainment news, various concerts that are organized in a big way, many crowded people eat, drink, dance intimately shout hilariously and not wearing a mask even in the open air But the risks are definitely there. and if it is arranged in the building The risk will be even greater.

Please do a self-assessment next week. Observe the discomfort after participating in those activities whether there is a cough, sore throat, nasal congestion, runny nose, fever, headache, muscle pain, shortness of breath, etc. If it is better, it is better to check the ATK on the day you return from the activity as instructed above. to break the cycle of the epidemic that will occur in the family which may result in the elderly and small children in the house can get sick

Now it’s really infectious. Definitely not a small wave Look around with your eyes and you will know well.

Take care of your health. Take care of your health.

protect yourself from infection Or not to get re-infected is the best.

Wearing a mask correctly and consistently…is the key.