'Avoid touching MEN, follow WOMEN instead' to avoid coronavirus

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Coronavirus Precautions viral on internet (Image: Twitter.com)
Coronavirus Precautions viral on internet (Image: Twitter.com)

New Delhi : Amid coronavirus outbreak there are many do's and don'ts to minimize getting contracted with COVID-19 infection.

There are reports which claim that people tend to forget the basic rules which need to be followed during the crisis, the healthcare experts have formed  a new acronym of Men and Women, which is hard to forget.

According to healthcare experts, one should avoid touching MEN — Mouth, Eyes and Nose, to contain the spread of COVID-19, and follow WOMEN.

Recently, a picture is going viral on the internet which elaborates the meaning of MEN and WOMEN in the new rules.


Well here is what it means:

Avoid touching M.E.N. to stop the spread of COVID-19

*M- Mouth

*E- Eye

*N- Nose

Notably, a person unknowingly touches his or her face about 90 times a day. According to WHO, the pathogen spreads through droplets from the nose or mouth and can land on surfaces and objects when a patient coughs or exhales, so avoiding touching your face is a must!

Follow W.O.M.E.N. to prevent COVID-19.

*W- Wash your hands with soap

*O- Obey directives

*M- Move away from crowded places

*E- Exercise regularly

*N- Never ignore warning signals.

In the absence of a vaccine, prevention appears to be the best cure available and time and again, it has been advised to maintain hygiene, practice social distancing and be alert! In short Follow WOMEN.