Corona Virus Outbreak

Dear Our Esteemed Members,

We thank you for your continued membership with the Uganda National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (UNCCI).

As our main objective is, “to promote and protect the interests of the business community”,  We inform you that there is a coronavirus outbreak In Wuhan, China.

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In order for us to achieve our motto “Enhancing Business Opportunity”, we urge all business Men and Women to take Caution of the virus so that we remain safe, therefore we remind you about the following:

What are Coronaviruses?

These are the zoonotic type of virus. (Viruses transmitted between animals and people).

Common signs of coronavirus infection include:

Respiratory symptoms, fever, and cough, shortness of breath, and breathing difficulties.

In more severe cases, the infection can cause pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome, kidney failure, and even death.

Current Prevention methods

 In the meantime, Hygiene is very important (frequently cleaning of hands by using alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water.

Avoid crowded areas and shaking hands.

When coughing and sneezing, cover the mouth and nose with a flexed elbow or tissue- throw the tissue away immediately in a bin and wash hands.

  • Thoroughly cook meat and eggs before consumption.
  • Avoid close contact with anyone showing symptoms of respiratory illness such as coughing and sneezing.
  • Avoid touching eyes and mouth with unclean hands. Sensitize your family, employees, and the general public.

We also request as guided by the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Uganda that, travels to China Especially to Wuhan be halted until when the situation is back to normal.