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The Coronavirus: Affecting heat conquering methods

The Coronavirus: Affecting heat conquering methods

Heatwave warning has been issued in Ontario and some parts of Canada; many Canadians are looking forward to flooding swimming pools and beaches for both consolation and relaxation but medical specialists express their concerns by saying the aforementioned are not wise moves during this time where the novel coronavirus pandemic is ravaging the globe.

The Coronavirus: Affecting heat conquering methods
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According to a pediatric infectious and tropical disease specialist based in Toronto, Ontario, Dr. Anna Banerji, severe temperatures that can cause havoc and acute heat can lead people to their deaths. She went on to say that there is the danger of exhaustion from heat, exposure to heat, and heatstroke coupled with the high risk of the Coronavirus. Gathering indoors also comes with its risks; vulnerability to the virus according to a set of specialists. Banerji stresses that the Coronavirus is highly contagious and is most likely one of the most dangerously infectious viruses the world has ever experienced in the last 100 years and coupled with the fact that it is grueling to contain but in the same vain heat can also kill. Hence, specialists advise that individuals should put on your nose masks indoors and adhere to social distancing measures of at least six feet from the next individual.

The Coronavirus: Affecting heat conquering methods
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A professor and epidemiologist at the University of Toronto, Dr. Mathew Mercuri, advises that just in case you make up your mind to go to the beach, maintain social distancing; peradventure you choose to go to a cooling center, put on a nose mask and avoid crowded places; and just in case you feel sick, stay indoors.  Specialists also advise against people engaging in arduous activities; furthermore the equally advised on ensuring to drink a lot of water and wearing light clothing during the heat period.


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