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Coronavirus has reached the U.S. – Now what?


If you watch the news you have likely heard of the Coronavirus outbreak.  The 12th US case of coronavirus reported in Wisconsin today. The 2019-nCoV outbreak has led to nearly 25,000 illnesses and 500 deaths in mainland China, as well as more than 200 illnesses and two deaths outside of mainland China.

What is the Coronavirus?

Symptoms of the new coronavirus include fever, cough and difficulty breathing, according to the CDC. It's estimated that symptoms may appear as soon as two days or as long as 14 days after exposure, the CDC said. The NEJM study published on Jan. 29 estimated that, on average, people show symptoms about five days after they are infected.

How can you protect yourself and others?

In general, the CDC recommends the following to prevent the spread of respiratory viruses: Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds; avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands; avoid close contact with people who are sick; stay home when you are sick and clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

Strengthen your immune system.  There are several ways to boost your own immunity in order to protect your health.

Nourish Your Body. It is important to be  consciously aware of what you are putting in your body daily.  Incorporating certain foods to your daily diet can boost the overall immune system for your body. A balanced diet is the most important factor to build a strong immune system. Also, eat lots of vegetables, fruits, nuts, and seeds, which will give your body nutrients and fulfill your immune system needs. We all should make sure to keep our diet in check and in doing so this can prepare the body to have a higher immunity to fight off any outside threats.  Consult your doctor to learn what is best for your personal blood and specific body type.

Stay Active. It is always good to keep your blood flowing and exercise daily. Taking time to go for a walk, or jump rope, or even stretch can not only boost your overall body health but also provide mental clarity and reduce stress levels.

Stay Hydrated. Drinking natural spring water or organic herbal teas have several health benefits. The best time is in the morning  when you wake up or in the evening before bed. Do your own studying for this topic as you all already know discoveries are made daily and it's important to stay informed.

Essential oils including sage for cough or sore throat, also helps with other respiratory issues. Oregano oil has a high amount of vitamin and nutrients thus to strengthen the immune system, mint has antioxidants that can aid in the process of boosting an immunity to prepare the body for fighting off any outside threats to the overall health of the body.

Life is a gift and everyday we have an opportunity to grow healthier and happier. Remember to pray, stay humble, repent and be grateful for every breath of fresh air. Lets all take moment to pray away any other forms of a virus that could cause harm to humanity, power of prayer.

Blessings of Peace for Prosperity of Spirituality.


All information is intended to motivate readers to make their own nutrition and health decisions after consulting with their health care provider.

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