Use your brain and if not, keep an enormous supply of flour, yeast, pasta and toilet paper - that will help.
In principle you are not allowed to leave the house, but if you want to, you can.
For your security you better wear masks. Even if masks are useless, but you should definitely wear one, because it can save lives. Then you are protected for your retail therapy because all the shops are closed except the ones that are open. There is no lack of food in the supermarket, but there are many things missing and others are not there at the moment.
Yes of course this virus is deadly, but not too scary, except that it may lead to a global catastrophe in which case many people will die. That’s why everybody has to stay at home, but should not forget that it is also important to go outside, especially in sunshine, but it is better not to go outside, except for sports of course, but actually no ...
The virus has no effect on children, except for those it affects. And animals are not affected, but there is still a cat that tested positive in Belgium in February, when nobody else was tested, plus a few tigers here and there and rarely dogs, actually no dogs, but sometimes they do ... Any surface, except the fur of your pet, can naturally transmit the disease.
You will have many symptoms if you are ill, but you can also get ill without symptoms, have symptoms without being ill, or be contagious without having symptoms, as well as visa versa. This is the reason why you cannot go to old people's homes or visit your grandparents, but you have to take care of the elderly and it is best to bring food and medicine.
The virus remains active on different surfaces for two hours, no four, no six, no, did I say hours, maybe days? But it needs a humid environment. But actually not necessarily. Eventually the virus doesn't actually stay airborne, but it does from time to time. Especially in an enclosed space. It's not a smear virus but a smear infection is possible.
We should remain locked up until the virus disappears, but it will only disappear if we achieve a collective immunity, that is, if it circulates. We can't be cooped up too much for that, so we’re better staying at home most of the time.
Anyway if you have been sick, you may get sick again later, but in between you are immune.
Otherwise do it like we, get a boat...
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