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Coronavirus live news: UK ban on South America flights begins as global deaths near 2m (source — www.theguardian.com) 15/01/2021 09:51:43

WHO moves emergency meeting forward by two weeks; US government executes inmate with Covid; US officials warn of ‘full resurgence’ of Covid in major population centresCovid surge in Brazil’s largest s...

UK Covid live: arrivals from South America and Portugal banned from Friday over Brazilian variant concerns (source — www.theguardian.com) 14/01/2021 19:21:11

Latest updates: arrivals from Brazil, Argentina and the rest of South America, alongside Portugal, banned from FridayUK bans travellers from South America and Portugal from FridayEngland’s schools tol...

UK Bans Flights From Brazil, Portugal And 14 Other Countries (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 14/01/2021 18:58:41

Travel from Brazil and other South American countries to the UK will be banned from Friday in response to a new variant of coronavirus, the government has announced.Flights from Portugal to the UK wil...

Panama greenlights funds to buy AstraZeneca’s planned coronavirus vaccine (source — www.thesundaily.my) 19/11/2020 10:36:48

PANAMA CITY: Panama's government has authorized spending of $4.3 million (RM17.6 million) to purchase 1.09 million doses of a coronavirus vaccine being developed by Britain's AstraZeneca Plc and Oxfor...

Covid-19 Weekly Round-up: Daily new cases spike to 1,755, More than 11,000 active cases (source — www.thesundaily.my) 06/11/2020 15:40:44

KUALA LUMPUR: A staggering 1,755 new Covid-19 cases were reported in Malaysia today, with Sabah alone contributing to 1,199 infections or 68 percent of today’s positive cases.In a post on his personal...

Indigenous group in Panama votes against use of face masks (source — www.independent.ie) 27/10/2020 11:11:49

A cultural body for the Guna Yala people in Panama voted to ban the wearing of face masks used to combat coronavirus infections, arguing “it is not a custom of our people”.

Panama's trans community failed by gendered lockdown measures – report (source — www.theguardian.com) 30/09/2020 08:30:30

LSE finds country’s sex-segregated distancing rules may have reproduced inequalities and injustices for trans peopleEach day when Pau González wakes and looks at his phone, he feels as if he is runnin...

Trump 'Paid Just $750 In Federal Income Taxes In 2016 And 2017', NY Times Says (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 28/09/2020 09:12:53

President Donald Trump is personally responsible for $421m (£330m) in debt and loans that are largely coming due in the next four years, The New York Times reported Sunday, after obtai...

Coronavirus live news: Brazil deaths exceed 132,000; people in England's worst-hit hotspots unable to get tests (source — www.theguardian.com) 15/09/2020 01:18:55

Jordan to shut schools and places of worship; Panama allows men and women out on same day; 14 refugees test positive after Lesbos firePeople in England’s 10 worst-hit Covid hotspots unable to get test...

Coronavirus live news: Brazil deaths exceed 132,000; people in England's worst-hit hospitals unable to get tests (source — www.theguardian.com) 15/09/2020 00:47:51

Jordan to shut schools and places of worship; Panama allows men and women out on same day; 14 refugees test positive after Lesbos firePeople in England’s 10 worst-hit Covid hotspots unable to get test...

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