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Travel Ask the Captain: How can adults protect babies from coronavirus while traveling?

17:55  06 february  2020
17:55  06 february  2020 Source:   usatoday.com

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I’m scheduled to fly Feb. 17 from LAX to Thailand connecting through Hong Kong. I know the current coronavirus situation seems to be changing daily. How safe is it to be traveling by airplane and through these airports?

– SDL, Morro Bay, California

On Jan. 30, the World Health Organization declared 2019-nCOV a world crisis and the U.S. State Department issued its most severe warning level for China, advising Americans not to travel to any part of China unless absolutely necessary. A day later, Delta, United. And American Airlines all halted service to mainland China, though United said it would continue to operate one daily flight from San Francisco to Hong Kong.

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What if I’m traveling ? Several countries, including the United States, have discouraged travel to China, and several airlines have canceled flights. Many are now finding ways to track down and even expel residents from Hubei Province to keep the coronavirus from spreading.

How do you prepare for the coronavirus ? “ Ask open-ended questions,” said Carla Marie Manly, a clinical psychologist in Sonoma County, Calif. Of course, children should never feel responsible for an adult ’s behavior.

Following the recommendation of the U.S. State Department is wise. But if you must travel, there are other connection points you can use to get to Thailand. Contact your airline and see what other cities for connections are available outside China.

How can we protect babies and infants from coronavirus since they can't wear masks?

– FG, Washington

First of all, remember that unless you are in China, the odds of encountering the virus are still low.

The virus is spread by inhaling droplets from an infected person, or by your hands picking up the virus and then touching your eyes.

Keep your child away from people that are sneezing or coughing. Regularly washing their hands and your own for at least 20 seconds after each bathroom trip and before meals will also provide some protection.

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Travel . DAILY FLOSS. As the new coronavirus does not currently have a sizable presence in the United States, it’s probably not worthwhile to bother with a mask, though some people with certain health conditions may be advised by their health care providers to wear one in specific circumstances.

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Infectious disease experts say both of those tips are better defenses against coronavirus or any influenza-like illness than the surgical masks sprouting up at airports around the world.

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ASK THE CAPTAIN: All your air travel questions, answered

“The regular surgical masks that you might buy at the drug store probably are effective for half an hour, and after that, they become wet from your breath, then they’re much less effective,” said Dr. Stephen Blatt, medical director for infectious diseases at TriHealth, told The Cincinnati Enquirer, part of the USA TODAY network. “The longer you wear them, the less effective they become.”

John Cox is a retired airline captain with US Airways and runs his own aviation safety consulting company, Safety Operating Systems.

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