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Does The World Really Need A New Borat Film? (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 23/10/2020 08:00:08

In the year that the first Borat film came out, Hannah Montana premiered, Facebook opened to the public and YouTube had recently celebrated its first birthday. George W. Bush was president, and Tony B...

White House Doctor Gives Trump The All-Clear But Questions Remain (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 11/10/2020 13:06:42

Donald Trump’s physician issued a statement late Saturday declaring that the president no longer poses a risk of transmitting Covid-19 to others. But he failed to provide the critical detail abo...

White House Officials Still Aren't Wearing Masks, Even As They Address Trump's Coronavirus (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 03/10/2020 11:35:15

White House aides and officials continued to blatantly ignore medical advice and remained maskless Friday, even as some of them discussed Donald Trump contracting Covid-19.White House chief of st...

22 Brilliant Books To Read This Autumn, Tipped By Those Who Know (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 03/09/2020 08:00:15

The first Thursday of September has long been known as “Super Thursday” in UK publishing: the day in the calendar when the largest number of new titles hit the shelves, with bookselle...

Coronavirus live news: France tells citizens to avoid Catalonia; Norway to quarantine travellers from Spain again (source — www.theguardian.com) 24/07/2020 19:55:33

Spanish officials warn country could be experiencing second wave already; Bolsonaro ignores distancing despite positive test; Belgian halts lockdown easingEurope warns of need for vigilance as Covid-1...

Markets hope for progress over EU recovery fund; US consumer confidence drops – business live (source — www.theguardian.com) 17/07/2020 17:47:46

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsLatest: New US house builds jumped 17% in JuneBoE governor Bailey cautious about recoveryIntroduction: EU recovery fund in focusInvestors doub...

How we met: ‘He was wearing a horrible old jacket – and mistook me for someone else’ (source — www.theguardian.com) 29/06/2020 13:00:05

Bruce James, 61, and Julia Piedra Gutierrez, 57, met in 1998 in Costa Rica, when he mistook her for a girl he had met at a party. They now live in Honolulu, but are currently separated by the coronavi...

Coronavirus live news: deaths in Latin America pass 100,000 as Fauci warns of 'disturbing' US cases surge (source — www.theguardian.com) 24/06/2020 07:32:39

Three US states confirm record cases; Brazil confirms 39,436 new cases; 200 cases at one South African school. Follow the latest updatesGlobal report: seven US states report record Covid-19 hospitalis...

Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale in spotlight over Tulsa rally flop – live (source — www.theguardian.com) 21/06/2020 21:12:51

President returns to campaign trail at muted Oklahoma eventHow Trump was ‘played’ by K-pop fans and TikTok usersOpinion: Trump’s Tulsa rally was just another sad farceThe Room Where It Happened by Joh...

Coronavirus live news: pandemic entering 'new and dangerous phase', warns WHO (source — www.theguardian.com) 19/06/2020 23:01:43

Agency says people are tiring of lockdowns despite an accelerating spread of the diseaseMallorca welcomes more sedate breed of German tourist‘Everyone is scared’: anxiety in Beijing as officials battl...

Helpful information

How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue immediately in the trash.
  • Avoid touching your face - nose, mouth and eyes.
  • Clean and desinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects. You can use sanitizer gel for this. Buy here one.
  • Stay home when you are sick except to get medical care
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use sanitizer gel if you haven’t got access to water.
Coronavirus symptoms
Common symptoms:
  • Respiratory symptoms
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Breathing difficulties
In more severe cases:
  • Pneumonia
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Kidney failure
  • Death