Category Archives: Pandemics

Can I make my own hand sanitizer to protect against Coronavirus?

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Yes, you can make your own disinfectant if you’re trying to kill coronavirus on a non-porous surface. “Unexpired household bleach will be effective against coronaviruses when properly diluted,” the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. The CDC’s recipe calls for diluting 5 tablespoons (or ⅓ cup) of bleach per gallon of water, or 4 […]

Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Homes

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From the Centers for Disease Control Household members, intimate partners, and caregivers in a nonhealthcare setting may have close contact2 with a person with symptomatic, laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 or a person under investigation. Close contacts should monitor their health; they should call their healthcare provider right away if they develop symptoms suggestive of COVID-19 (e.g., fever, cough, […]

COVID-19 Update March 20, 2020

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Nik Nikam, MD, MHA, DTM. Houston, Texas COVID-19 spread continues to be the top news all around the globe, as the state of California implements, “Shelter-in-Place,” which is a basically fancy term for “Lock Down”. It allows only essential movement of people for groceries, medicines, and family visits. The only other group of people who […]