Dont drink raw water to deal with flood disaster

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 Dont drink raw water to deal with flood disaster


Avoid soaking hands and feet in water for a long time, try to keep skin clean and dry, and prevent skin ulceration and skin diseases. Human skin soaked in water for a long time will cause skin ulceration, infection and other serious consequences. When working in the water, the water should be taken a rest every 1 to 2 hours. Avoid passing through waterlogged sections during flooding. The ponding can cover the deep pit in the water, drop the wire, etc., to avoid wading through the water to prevent accidental injury.

We should do a good job in preventing flies, rats and mosquitoes, and prevent intestinal and insect borne infectious diseases. After the flood disaster, the chance of human contact with mosquitoes, flies and mice increased, which increased the risk of the spread of infectious diseases. Fly swatter can be used to kill flies, and food should be covered with fly proof cover. The rats can be killed by sticking and killing. The abnormal increase of rats should be reported to the local authorities in time. Mosquito repellent and mosquito net can be used.

Wash hands frequently and do not share personal hygiene products. Wash hands frequently to keep hands clean. Through unclean hands, it can infect diarrhea, typhoid fever, hepatitis A, cholera and other intestinal infectious diseases, red eye disease and other contact infectious diseases. Avoid sharing towels as much as possible, ensure that one towel for each person, and disinfect frequently.

In case of fever, vomiting, diarrhea, rash and other symptoms, seek medical advice as soon as possible. Fever, vomiting, diarrhea and rash may be the early signs of infectious diseases. Once these symptoms appear during flood disaster, seek medical treatment as soon as possible.

In schistosomiasis endemic areas, try not to contact with epidemic water, and personal protection should be taken when necessary. The risk of schistosomiasis transmission still exists in Hunan, Hubei, Jiangxi, Anhui, Jiangsu, Sichuan, Yunnan and other provinces in the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River in China. It is recommended to wear protective articles such as rubber boots, rubber gloves, rubber trousers or apply protective ointment when working in the water. If you have been exposed to epidemic water but have not taken protective measures, you should take the initiative to go to the Department of schistosomiasis control for examination, and if you find infection, you should be treated as soon as possible. It is necessary to strengthen the management of human and animal feces. It is not allowed to be discharged into the water body without harmless treatment, and it is forbidden to graze on the beach with snails. Be optimistic. People are prone to anxiety, depression, despair and other bad emotions in flood disasters, which can cause psychological diseases seriously. Any disaster will eventually be over. Keeping an optimistic attitude will help us to deal with it actively and rebuild our homeland. Source: Peoples daily.com editor in charge: Wu Yanli_ NBJS6202

In schistosomiasis endemic areas, try not to contact with epidemic water, and personal protection should be taken when necessary. The risk of schistosomiasis transmission still exists in Hunan, Hubei, Jiangxi, Anhui, Jiangsu, Sichuan, Yunnan and other provinces in the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River in China. It is recommended to wear protective articles such as rubber boots, rubber gloves, rubber trousers or apply protective ointment when working in the water. If you have been exposed to epidemic water but have not taken protective measures, you should take the initiative to go to the Department of schistosomiasis control for examination, and if you find infection, you should be treated as soon as possible. It is necessary to strengthen the management of human and animal feces. It is not allowed to be discharged into the water body without harmless treatment, and it is forbidden to graze on the beach with snails.

Be optimistic. People are prone to anxiety, depression, despair and other bad emotions in flood disasters, which can cause psychological diseases seriously. Any disaster will eventually be over. Keeping an optimistic attitude will help us to deal with it actively and rebuild our homeland.