Ministry Calls on Public Vigilance during Upcoming Cold Season

AKP Phnom Penh, November 18, 2020 —

The Ministry of Health has issued a directive calling on the public to be alert to take care of themselves and their health during the approaching cold season.

According to the directive, Cambodia generally encounters seasonal diseases such as respiratory diseases or allergy … between December and January.

The directive recommended people to wear thick coats, scarves, hats and winter gloves to prevent themselves from falling ill, and advised them to visit the local health centre when they are sick.

Children and the elderly, it added, are the most vulnerable group to diseases during the cold season.

By Phal Sophanith