New Delhi: As a preventive measure against novel coronavirus (COVID-19), which has infected more than 160 people and killed four individuals in India, health experts on Thursday said that to avoid any risk of infection, people have opted out from eating outside food and preparing food at home. According to Narendra Saini, Chairman Scientific Committee at Delhi Medical Council, considering food hygiene and diet, people, especially in the metro cities, are preparing food at home, which is a good step for their overall health.
“While another major reason is the social distancing, which people are most considerate about. It is advised that people should avoid raw meat,” Saini said.
Nidhi Dhawan, HOD—Dietetics, Saroj Super Speciality Hospital in Delhi said that hand hygiene is the only major concern in ordering food or eating outside. But the restriction on food items has not yet been regulated. (IANS)
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