‘Stay away from green leaves, salads for the moment’

‘Stay away from green leaves, salads for the moment’

Health Education Bureau sources today requested the public not to eat leaves, salads and raw vegetables due to the bad weather experienced these days. “Green leaves should be thoroughly washed before consuming or cooking,” they said.

The sources also requested the public to drink boiled water and eat home cooked meals.

“Food should be eaten as soon as it is cooked. Hands should be thoroughly washed with soap after using toilets, before cooking meals, before taking meals etc. All fruits should be thoroughly washed before consuming,” they said.

Ice cream and iced packets sold on waysides should not be consumed. All garbage should be properly disposed and garbage collected in welfare camps should be burnt, the sources said. They added that children below six months should be breast fed.

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