It is believed to travel in the saliva and even through water in the eyes, therefore close contact, kissing, and sharing cutlery or utensils are all risky. It can also live on surfaces, such as plastic and steel, for up to 72 hours, meaning people can catch it by touching contaminated surfaces. … [Read more...] about Elderly people SHOULD wear face masks because it could protect them from catching the deadly coronavirus, British scientists say
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"My room was now cordoned off and the rest of the ward evacuated," she wrote. "I closed down an entire ward?! I miss my family so much. With Covid-19 tests so limited I felt ashamed I was being given a swab so quickly when there are others who were more likely to have it. I was certain I was clear. I followed all guidelines." … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: ‘I’m out of hospital, but I have to remember to breathe’
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Catholic and Anglican congregations have been using technology to overcome not being able to physically gather in churches and will do so over Easter. The Munday family of Sydney are pictured watching a live-stream service from St Paul of the Cross in Dulwich Hill … [Read more...] about Easter crackdown: All the activities that could get you fined thousands of dollars this weekend – and it’s bad if you want to drive your car
'As we speak the PM is in intensive care being looked after by his medical team receiving the very, very best care from the team in St Thomas' and our hopes and prayers are with him and with his family,' he told BBC Breakfast. … [Read more...] about The day Britain prayed and clapped for stricken Boris: From the Queen to NHS nurses, the country pauses to pay respects to PM Johnson as he battles coronavirus in intensive care