Wuhan coronavirus: North Korea places elderly and children under special care
Topics: WUHAN CORONAVIRUS NORTH KOREA
Officials frequent residential areas in their charge to inform the elderly of hygienic and anti epidemic information, while paying special attention to the healthcare of those with heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, etc.
Medical workers in charge of households observe if there are any aged people with unusual symptoms like fever and cough.
Homes for the elderly are keeping strict discipline of cleansing hand and body and regularly sanitizing public places such as dining-room, toilet, entertainment hall, exercise room and library.
The Pyongyang Old People's Home has disinfected clinics and utensils with ultraviolet and sterilized bedrooms and beddings on a daily basis for clean environment.
A deep social attention is paid to the epidemic prevention among children.
Baby homes and orphanages sanitize shared articles and doorknobs several times a day and frequently ventilate rooms, keeping careful checkup of babies and orphanages and taking measures for preventing any abnormal issues in the anti-epidemic work. ■