The U.S. Department of Homeland Security called on people to stockpile water and food for two weeks in response to the outbreak

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 The U.S. Department of Homeland Security called on people to stockpile water and food for two weeks in response to the outbreak


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[global network report] how does the U.S. government advise people to prepare for a possible outbreak? CNN (CNN) 27 in an article entitled preparing for the epidemic: what should I prepare? The US Department of Homeland Security called on people on its website to stock up on water and food for two weeks before the outbreak.

The first confirmed novel coronavirus pneumonia case with unknown infection in the United States is causing concern in the us about the beginning of the epidemics community-based transmission stage. CNN reported that U.S. health officials said it was time for the public to prepare for the epidemic and related prevention and control work. According to the article, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on its website ready advised people to store water and food for two weeks before the outbreak, as well as some medicines.

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Before the pandemic, store water and food for two weeks. Check your regular prescription drugs regularly to make sure there is a continuous supply at home. Have on hand any over-the-counter drugs and other health products, including painkillers, stomach medicines, cough and cold medicines, electrolyte drinks and vitamins... Information on the website of the Department of homeland security.

The information on the website also suggests that people should avoid close contact with patients, keeping distance with others, covering their mouths and noses with paper towels when coughing or sneezing, and washing hands frequently if they are in the period of outbreak.

Novel coronavirus pneumonia, a novel coronavirus pneumonia outbreak, was held by the US President Trump at a White House press conference on the 26 day of the new crown pneumonia outbreak. On the same day, he also announced that vice president Burns would lead the anti epidemic work in the United States.

On the 26th, the United States reported the first case of new coronavirus infection with unknown source. Previously, the Centers for Disease Control and prevention warned that the new coronavirus was expected to spread in American communities.

The number of confirmed cases in the U.S. has risen to 60, with 42 cases of Diamond Princess evacuated

As of February 27, the number of confirmed cases of new coronavirus in the United States has risen to 60, of which 42 are American citizens and American expatriates who have been withdrawn from the Diamond Princess cruise ship, 3 are expatriates from Wuhan, China, 14 are returned from the affected countries or contacted with known cases of infection, and 1 is a case of unknown local infection.

At the same time, the U.S. health secretary warned that the situation might change, so it needs to be prepared at all levels. The U.S. health minister said the trump administration learned from Chinas epidemic prevention measures and responded quickly to the epidemic.