What can I do to cope with the effects of COVID-19 quarantine?
Sedentary behaviour and low levels of physical activity can have negative effects on the health, well-being and quality of life of individuals. Self-quarantine can also cause additional stress and challenge the mental health of citizens.Physical activity and relaxation techniques can be valuable tools to help you remain calm and continue to protect your health during this time. WHO recommends 150 minutes of moderate-intensity or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity physical activity per week, or a combination of both.
Can COVID-19 vaccines protect people against the SARS-CoV-2 virus when it has mutated?
See full answerVaccines against some viral diseases remain effective for many years and provide long-lasting protection. Others, such as the flu vaccine, need to be regularly updated to remain effective. This is because viruses constantly mutate when they circulate among people.Many SARS-CoV-2 mutations have no impact on vaccine effectiveness, but some are of concern due to a possible reduction in how well the existing vaccines will work. Scientists around the world are carefully monitoring mutations of SARS-CoV-2 virus to assess how well the currently available COVID-19 vaccines can protect people against them, and vaccine producers are exploring ways to update vaccines as necessary to improve protection as new variants are detected.Even with some COVID-19 vaccines’ reduced effectiveness against some of the new variants, COVID-19 vaccines are expected to offer some protection from severe forms of the disease.
What to do if you get a virus after travel?
After travel information for unvaccinated people: Get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel AND stay home and self-quarantine for a full 7 days after travel. Even if you test negative, stay home and self-quarantine for the full 7 days. If your test is positive, isolate yourself to protect others from getting infected.
When to get covid-19 vaccination after international travel?
CDC recommends schools continue to use the current COVID-19 prevention strategies for the 2020-2021 school year. Learn more CDC has updated select ways to operate healthcare systems effectively in response to COVID-19 vaccination. Learn more You may have been exposed to COVID-19 on your travels.
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