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Coronavirus is just 'tip of iceberg,' Chinese researcher cautions (source — 26/05/2020 06:10:43

China’s “bat woman” researcher warns that the deadly coronavirus surfacing now is “just the tip of the iceberg” in terms of what humans may soon face without a global effort to prevent similar infecti...

Cairns cruise ship passenger revealed as new virus case (source — 26/05/2020 03:41:00

A CAIRNS woman who was a passenger on the Ruby Princess cruise ship has been revealed as Queensland’s one new overnight case of COVID-19.

PM’s economic plan ‘more micromanaging’ from Canberra (source — 26/05/2020 02:49:15

The Australian's Adam Creighton says it seems the Prime Minister wants to do "more micromanaging from Canberra" as the government looks at vocational education as a key component of its plan to stimul...

It’s time to reopen Britain’s boozers…but we must ration the booze (source — 26/05/2020 01:52:15

THERE have been pubs in Britain since the Romans introduced them nearly 2,000 years ago, but never in their history have they been closed for such a long time. Not even two world wars could stop them ...

Enraged shoppers chase woman out of grocery store for not wearing a mask during coronavirus pandemic (source — 26/05/2020 00:58:59

ANGRY New Yorkers chased an unmasked woman out of grocery store for not wearing a face covering during the coronavirus crisis.  A Twitter video saw a group of at least five shoppers yelling and cursin...

Woman who has spent her life trying to find her sister finally did it — thanks to lockdown (source — 26/05/2020 00:26:59

A WOMAN who has spent her life trying to find her sister finally did it — thanks to lockdown. Teri Abimbola, 32, had never known older sibling Joanne Odwyer, 51, who was adopted at birth. ⚠️ Read our ...

‘Bat Woman’ coronavirus doc warns of new pandemics caused by viruses battling in ‘evolutionary arms race’ (source — 25/05/2020 23:28:32

A CHINESE virologist has warned of new coronavirus-like pandemics emanating from bats as the result of an ongoing “evolutionary arms race”. Shi Zhengli, whose study of the flying mammals h...

Coronavirus spread on Edinburgh ward after patient's transfer (source — 25/05/2020 19:48:17

No policy at the time on screening transfers, and sources claim staff struggled to get PPECoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIt started with a routine admission from another h...

China's bat woman warns that COVID-19 is 'just the top of the iceberg' (source — ) 25/05/2020 19:38:31

Shi Zhengli, the deputy director of the Wuhan Institute of Virology also known as China's 'bat woman', has said called for more international corporation when fighting deadly viruses.

Care worker in tears after woman accuses her of ‘spreading germs’ as she’s shopping in her uniform in B&M (source — 25/05/2020 18:01:21

A CARE worker was left in tears after a woman accused her of ‘spreading germs’ as she shopped in her uniform at B&M. Kimberley Simpson claimed she was followed through the shop by a fe...

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