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Senator-elect Warnock receives 1st dose of COVID-19 vaccine (source — 15/01/2021 20:50:27

Senator-elect Raphael Warnock of Georgia has received his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine

Georgia Steel leaves Dubai for Maldives as she brands Covid-19 pandemic 'dull' (source — 15/01/2021 13:55:52

Speaking in her defence, Georgia Steel said the Love Island stars had their trip planned "for ages" but she promised to bring her followers some "light" during the coronavirus pand...

Trump impeachment trial looms over Biden’s first 100 days agenda (source — 15/01/2021 04:47:49

WASHINGTON, Jan 14: President-elect Joe Biden’s team unveiled plans Thursday for fighting Covid and injecting $1.9 trillion into the struggling US economy, but already his ambitious first 100 days age...

Stimulus checks up to $2,000 to be ‘first order of business’ in Democrat-led Senate, Schumer says (source — 14/01/2021 00:34:51

SENATE Democratic leader Charles Schumer vowed today passing legislation to provide $2,000 stimulus checks will be one of the first orders of business in the new Senate. Schumer was speaking after the...

Tim Lester, ex-Steelers fullback, is dead at 52 from COVID-19 complications in Georgia (source — 13/01/2021 21:56:00

Tim Lester, a special team's standout, 'passed away unexpectedly' early Tuesday morning in Milton, Georgia. He notably spent four years in Pittsburgh with Jerome Bettis.

Pregnant Towie star Georgia Kousoulou admits she’s ‘too scared to leave the house’ due to coronavirus (source — 13/01/2021 19:58:22

PREGNANT Georgia Kousoulou has admitted that she is “too scared to leave the house” due to coronavirus, as she shared that being pregnant during the pandemic is not what she’d ever h...

Rep. Greene defends going maskless, pushes back against Dem accusations of spreading COVID-19 (source — 13/01/2021 04:31:19

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene defended her decision to not wear a mask when locked in a secure room with other House members during the Capitol riots and the Georgia Republican pushed back against Democ...

Georgia Gov.: Vaccine demand is more than supply (source — 13/01/2021 03:01:18

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp said on Tuesday that the demand for COVID-19 vaccine is greater than the supply even after strictly limiting the eligibility. (Jan. 12)       ...

'It's what we feared:' Hospitals from Georgia to California face surging COVID-19 cases, staff shortages and rising deaths (source — 12/01/2021 12:00:18

Despite available COVID vaccines, doctors and nurses across the U.S. remain overburdened in emergency rooms and intensive care units as deaths soar.       

Biden promises economic help is on the way (source — 09/01/2021 06:20:09

WILMINGTON: US President-elect Joe Biden (pix) yesterday introduced the final members of his “worker power” economic team and pledged to provide more help for struggling families and small businesses...

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