CORONA VIRUS OUTBREAK

Friday, February 7, 2020
News & Notices

 

                                       CORONA VIRUS OUTBREAK

 

 

Dear Our Esteemed Members,

We thank you for your continued membership with 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 corona virus outbreak In Wuhan, China.

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 is Coronaviruses?  These are zoonotic type of virus. (Viruses transmitted between animals and people).

 Common signs of corona virus infection include:

Respiratory symptoms, fever, and cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties.
In more severe cases, infection can cause pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome, kidney failure and even
death.

Current Prevention methods   

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

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

ØThoroughly cook meat and eggs before consumption.

ØAvoid close contact with anyone showing symptoms of respiratory illness such as coughing and sneezing.

ØAvoid 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.

 

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