Pyongyang, December 8 (KCNA) -- A new COVID-19 variant with high infectivity now rapidly spreads to different countries and regions in the five continents and the number of the infected is on the increase, arousing serious public concern.
The central emergency epidemic prevention unit and emergency epidemic prevention units at all levels in the DPRK are taking preemptive epidemic prevention measures of our own style to thoroughly check the inroads of the malignant virus while keeping close tabs on the worldwide spread of COVID-19.
They inform the people of the worldwide spread of the malignant virus through mass media and make everyone turn out in the emergency epidemic prevention campaign with shared awareness of the gravity of the pandemic and the importance of the emergency epidemic prevention work.
Posters disseminating anti-epidemic regulations are displayed in public places and worksites and all the people adopt it as part of their life and habit to disinfect their hands, wear masks and measure temperature and give priority to leading their life as required by the emergency epidemic prevention system and rules.
Officials and working people of inspection and quarantine units have further tightened the rules on disinfection and treatment of materials while rejecting indolence, slackness, self-complacency and carelessness.
Public health organs and hygienic and epidemic prevention units frequently organize intensive medical check-up of in-patients, outpatients and residents and disseminate hygienic information among them.
Institutions, industrial establishments and farms make sure office rooms, worksites, equipment and apparatuses are regularly disinfected and efforts are put into enhancing the role of their hygienic information workers to let them find out fever patients and those with chronic diseases and take measures for them.
All the inhabitants voluntarily observe emergency epidemic prevention regulations and rules and intensify the work for combating any disobedience of anti-epidemic orders.
Thorough-going habit is in place to promptly inform the relevant units of even the trifling abnormal matters for their proper handling. -0-