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Combating COVID-19: Don’t defecate in open, practice social distancing, wash your hands, says Amitabh Bachchan – Times of India


Megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Tuesday threw gentle on the truth that coronavirus can linger on to human excreta for a lot of weeks and urged the individuals to make use of their washrooms. Bachchan has joined palms with the Government of India for the public service announcement, which he shared on his Twitter.

In the video, Bachchan is seen quoting a Chinese research which says that coronavirus can keep in the human excreta for longer intervals and requested the individuals to make use of washrooms to stop the unfold of the virus.

“Do you know that recently Chinese scientists have found that coronavirus can stay alive in the human excreta for many weeks. Even if the patient recovers, even then the virus could stay in the excreta for a long time,” mentioned Bachchan.

“If a fly sits on the excreta or if that fly sits on fruits, vegetables or fruit, then this disease can spread further,” he added.

The 77-year-outdated actor then requested the individuals to battle in opposition to coronavirus in the identical approach in which they fought with open defecation and polio.

“I request you, people, with folded hands that you support the nation in fighting against coronavirus by doing these three things,” the ‘Amar Akbar Anthony‘ actor mentioned.

“Firstly use your toilet and do not defecate in the open, secondly practice social distancing and third wash your hands multiple times for at least 20 seconds,” he added.

Bachchan has been related to many public service bulletins by the Government of India and is spreading consciousness concerning the extremely contagious virus.



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