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Coronavirus: Londonderry woman's hospital bed plea over virus (source — 28/10/2020 10:52:01

A 58-year-old woman makes emotional appeal to the public after fearing she would die from the virus.

Covid has hit England's older people hardest. This time, we need better care | Dorothy Byrne (source — 28/10/2020 10:00:37

Older patients too often receive a raw deal from the health service. The second wave is a chance to put that right Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAt the height of the firs...

How Prolonged Hunger Impacts A Child (source — 28/10/2020 09:00:24

It’s a horrendous reality that millions of children are going hungry in the UK.These children are having to eat less and make food last longer, because their families don’t have enough mon...

Woman whose entire family enrolled in Covid-19 vaccine trial explains what process is like (source — 27/10/2020 18:45:53

Participants have received two injections over three-month period 

Asia Today: Thailand: Woman probably infected in quarantine (source — 27/10/2020 14:59:19

Health officials in Thailand says it's likely that a French woman who earlier this month tested positive for the coronavirus became infected when she stayed under quarantine at a hotel near Bangkok

Amy Coney Barrett: Everything You Need To Know About The New Supreme Court Judge (source — 27/10/2020 12:02:54

On Monday night, Republicans in the US Senate voted to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. Barrett was sworn in that evening, filling the seat left vacant by Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who ...

Why We Need To Stop Saying 'When Things Get Back To Normal' (source — 27/10/2020 10:00:29

How many times in the last few months have the words “When things get back to normal...” come out of your mouth?“When things get back to normal, I’m finally using all my vacati...

Guiding light before the final farewell (source — 27/10/2020 07:33:11

THE final journey is always a lonely trek but it can be made less unpleasant when there are people close at hand to provide care and comfort.One organisation that specialises in providing such care is...

Woman first in Wales to have same coronavirus treatment as Donald Trump (source — 27/10/2020 01:33:50

Melanie James, from Cardiff, has received the same monoclonal antibody transfusion at the University Hospital Llandough near Penarth as US President Donald Trump

‘Sociable’ single woman, 45, killed herself after growing lonely during lockdown as she couldn’t see her friends (source — 26/10/2020 20:56:38

A SOCIABLE single woman killed herself after growing lonely during the coronavirus lockdown as she was separated from her friends. Natalie Langham, 45, sadly took her own life after it dawned on her h...

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