WWE stars are used to flattening each other in the ring, but now they’re doing their part to help flatten the curve by educating fans about how to prevent spreading COVID-19.
Wrestlers Kofi Kingston, Drew McIntyre and Charlotte Flair are featured in a new PSA from the Ad Council.
The wrestlers run through the basic steps — avoid touching one’s face, wash hands frequently, clean and disinfect surfaces, etc.
“Together, we can help slow the spread,” says Flair.
Meanwhile, the coronavirus pandemic has led to some big changes within the WWE.
Last month, Triple H hosted the first-ever edition of “Smackdown” from an empty arena, taking a challenging broadcast and transforming it into a loose, fun-filled broadcast that won raves from fans. Watch:
Questions about COVID-19? Here are some things you need to know:
Health officials caution against all international travel. Returning travellers are asked to self-isolate for 14 days in case they develop symptoms and to prevent spreading the virus to others.
Symptoms can include fever, cough and difficulty breathing — very similar to a cold or flu. Some people can develop a more severe illness. People most at risk of this include older adults and people with severe chronic medical conditions like heart, lung or kidney disease. If you develop symptoms, contact public health authorities.
To prevent the virus from spreading, experts recommend frequent handwashing and coughing into your sleeve. They also recommend minimizing contact with others, staying home as much as possible and maintaining a distance of two metres from other people if you go out.