Dr Julian Tang, an expert in respiratory conditions, from the University of Leicester, told BBC News that droplets produced by talking don't travel as far as they do from a sneeze or a cough - which can travel up to 22ft - but researchers say it is still dangerous enough to pass on the virus. … [Read more...] about TfL begs company bosses to tell staff to continue working from home to ‘control coronavirus’ as more office workers trickle back into London on commuter trains every day
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Hashmi tells me she feels tentatively hopeful for the future. “I think coronavirus might change people for the better,” she says. “Some of my friends, who weren’t considering working in hospitals and stuff, now look at clap-for-carers and think, we want to do our part and give back.” She believes coronavirus will create a more compassionate, selfless generation of young people. “I think we’re more aware of others now,” Hashmi goes on. “At the start of this, I was just thinking about making myself safe. But seeing the death toll increase, I was thinking about everyone else.” Despite the fact that the lockdown restrictions have been eased, with socially distanced meet-ups for one individual from each household now permitted, Hashmi is in no rush to start socialising. “Most of my friends and I think that it would be safer and better to meet when the lockdown is way, way more relaxed and the death toll has decreased,” … [Read more...] about ‘I’m stuck in limbo’: will the Covid generation of young people face long-term fallout?
The club said of the 50 tests done on staff and players, everyone tested negative twice other than one staff member. They had a weak positive and then a negative on the second test but have since been placed in quarantine. A player also had a weak positive but has since had two negative test results. Given the results and that all tests were done following the protocols required by local health authorities, all players are now able to return to team training. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus and sports: F1 to return in July
'The capture and handling of alligators should be left to experienced professionals, and allowing untrained people to interact with an alligator is irresponsible and puts those people at risk,' alligator biologist Morgan Hart said in a statement. … [Read more...] about Gators have rights too: Investigation launched after 12½ft alligator was ‘inhumanely’ hauled from mini-golf pond and was ridden on by up to 30 people before being euthanized
'I like doing it, it's nice to be able to have a paying job,' he said. 'I like being in films, I like making films and I started directing films because I thought one day I'm going to look up on screen and say, 'That's enough Eastwood, you'd better do something else.' … [Read more...] about ‘It’s never been washed!’ Clint Eastwood reveals he still owns his iconic 54-year old poncho from The Good, The Bad And The Ugly… and admits he’s not ready to retire