A source told The Sun: "There have been meetings with officials but they’re clear that, as far as they are concerned, there is a serious risk in the area, especially where large numbers are gathered — and this is a huge set." … [Read more...] about Tom Cruise ‘flees Italy over coronavirus fears’ on Mission Impossible film set
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Coronavirus: The consequences for tourism Schleswig-Holstein hopes for summer tourism The Prime Minister of Schleswig-Holstein, Daniel Günther, hopes that tourism on the North and Baltic Seas will be revived in the summer. Despite the coronavirus crisis, he "definitely did not write off the summer tourism business," he said on April 19. While they are now proscribed, stays in secondary residences, holiday homes and finally hotels could be made possible again in three steps. … [Read more...] about My Europe: The coronavirus time machine
How many people travel abroad on holiday? Tourism is on the rise. In 2018 there were a record 1.4bn international tourist arrivals, according to the World Tourism Organization (UNTWO), a rise of 6% over 2017. That doesn’t mean 1.4 billion people travel abroad for their holidays, as many people will clock up more than one trip. … [Read more...] about Global tourism hits record highs – but who goes where on holiday?
How worried should we be in Australia about asymptomatic spread? It is reassuring that the people who are asymptomatic and have the virus don’t seem to get worse, said Prof Bruce Thompson, dean of the school of health sciences at Swinburne University. Less severe disease and therefore less coughing and vomiting meant there was less opportunity for it to contaminate surfaces and infect people. “We haven’t seen deaths in the population of people who were positive but asymptomatic,” he said. “They also didn’t transmit or shed the virus for as long and finally, recovered quicker. This research highlights the importance of continuing to do more testing.” … [Read more...] about Asymptomatic coronavirus: how common is it and can its spread be contained?
New York has been hit hardest by coronavirus, and many experts now believe the virus was in New York City by January or February, but its spread was subtle, and didn't trigger noticeable increases in similar illnesses until early March, the CDC's graph shows … [Read more...] about Coronavirus was spreading ‘cryptically’ in the US by early February, CDC data reveals