Viral conjunctivitis usually lasts from five to seven days.
The Ministry of Health issues the health rules to be followed so as not to suffer or spread conjunctivitis or pink eye.
Viral conjunctivitis usually lasts from five to seven days. The symptoms can include intense redness of the eye, itching and watering of the eyes.
It can spread through close contact with the infected person or touching the objects.
from an infected person to others through touching the objects. It should avoid close contact, it said.
It must not share the personal items used by an infected person. It must use tissue instead of a handkerchief, wash the clothes separately, clean the eyes of patients by applying lubricating eye drops, also known as artificial tears three or four times a day and wash the hands with soap carefully before and after using eye drops.
The patients should go to the nearest hospitals, clinic and eye treatment department if they do not fully recover, and they should wear glasses during their infection, it added. — TWA/KTZH