- The World Health Organization's urges travelers to postpone all but essential trips to Hong Kong and adjoining Guangdong Province in China.
- Wash hands regularly with soap, never touch the face except after washing hands, eat a well balanced diet, get plenty of rest, avoid crowded places with poor ventilation and keep windows down for fresh air when in taxis.
- It is not clear if wearing a mask provides a significant benefit. The W.H.O. says that it appears the virus can also be transmitted through handshakes or by having droplets from coughs or sneezes come in contact with the eyes.