02 March 2020 – IEDCR advises against close personal contact

Type of Intervention: Advisory
Sectors Involved: Health, Social Services
Intervention Categories: Education and awareness
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) advise people to avoid close personal contacts like touching, hugging and handshakes as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus
Full details here: https://www.newagebd.net/article/101124/bangladesh-people-asked-to-avoid-handshake-hugging-after-coronavirus-fear

Type of Justification: Prevent spreading the coronavirus