Generation COVID: Time to Connect

Thank you to all those who have contacted and trusting me. For those looking and needing help, I am happy to continue to help where I can.

Sonny Patel speaking in India 2020.

Over the last few months, COVID-19, commonly known as the Coronavirus, has been spreading worldwide. Debates (and even controversies) followed this spread about the severity and impact of this virus. Fearmongering or scaremongering is not something that I take lightly but from the latest scientific reports, it is a conservative statement to say the following: Coronavirus epidemic is a severe public health emergency for citizens, societies and economies.

Last few days, I have been consulting and helping several leaders and organizations in my network here in the United States but also globally. The main asks from me is to provide expert guidance to cope with emerging challenges and solve immediate concerns which are appearing in our world due to the epidemic.

In California, the lockdown has begun and majority of law-biting citizens are staying home to protect themselves, their families and communities. For the upcoming weeks, I will be positing and sharing practical items and knowledge for dealing with epidemic, the lockdown and how to continue to serve your community. Here are the first practical tips which should be already known from all the World Health Organization (WHO) campaigns:

  • WASH YOUR HANDS: Regularly and thoroughly clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water. Why? Washing your hands with soap and water (preferred!) or using alcohol-based hand rub kills viruses that may be on your hands.
  • AVOID YOUR FACE: Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth.
  • SOCIAL DISTANCE: WHO recommends maintaining at least 1 metre (3 feet) distance between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing. Why? When someone coughs or sneezes they spray small liquid droplets from their nose or mouth which may contain virus. If you are too close, you can breathe in the droplets, including the COVID-19 virus if the person coughing has the disease.

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