Student Organizations – Aashray, SML, and Pentaomnia along with the medical staff of Uni-Hospital, LPU, took an initiative to make students aware of the “CORONAVIRUS”, which is now spreading in many parts of China and India, affecting so many people.
In this highly informative session on “Coronavirus”, students interacted with the Chief Medical officer of Uni Hospital Dr Anil Malhotra Sir in the esteemed presence of Guest of Honor Director-General H.R Singla Sir and Head of Student Organization Cell, Dr Nitin Bharadwaj Sir. They welcomed guests by presenting a flower pot to them under one of the SML’s initiative – Go Green: One person One plant.
H.R. Singla Sir addressed the students about the importance of fitness. He recommended the students not to take junk food and to exercise daily for happy well-being. He mentioned that going to bed at 10 PM and waking up at 4 AM helps in good nourishment of both physical and mental health. He discussed how early to bed can lead to a better lifestyle. He shared the ways through which he made his daily routine, even more, better such as waking up early in the morning to jog and exercise, proper intake of healthy food which would help in the better immune system, and mainly the will power to stay strong so that no virus can hit the mental health.
Dr Anil Malhotra Sir explained all about coronavirus to the students. Some brief information about his speech:
- The word coronavirus was termed because the virus looked like a crown.
- The virus will be alive only in living organisms and not in non-living organisms.
- A family in Wuhan, China had taken live seafood, which is when the transmission of coronavirus from animal to human happened.
- The Indian Officials are doing their best to stop this virus from entering India, so there is nothing much to worry about being affected by a coronavirus in India.
Some of the preventive measures include:
- Washing your hands properly up against the fingers for at least 20 seconds is compulsory.
- Maintaining a healthy diet so that you can fight against diseases.
- Using a surgical mask if necessary. Make sure the mask is not moist because chances of viruses to be alive are high in moist conditions.
- Proper disposal of used masks is very important.
- Covering your mouth while sneezing or coughing is mandatory.
Dr Anil answered all the questions students had and also advised everyone to maintain proper hygiene to reduce the risk of infection. The student organizations distributed surgical masks to all attendees.
YOUR ILLNESS DOES NOT DEFINE YOU
YOUR STRENGTH AND COURAGE DOES.