coronavirus

the benefits to wearing face masks outweigh any downsides [quote]

“There is increasing evidence through comparisons of what’s happening in different countries and in different states, in terms of mask usage and mandates, that masks help slow transmission of COVID-19. Of course, it would be ideal if everyone had access to high-quality masks, but masks do not have to be 100% effective to reduce one’s… Continue reading the benefits to wearing face masks outweigh any downsides [quote]

coronavirus

should people be making their own hand sanitiser?

If you haven't heard already, the incidence of COVID-19 is now increasing across the globe increasing the likelihood of it being declared a pandemic (a disease that affects people worldwide i.e. in multiple continents). Action plans and predictions have been flying around over the past week due to the worsening spread of the virus in… Continue reading should people be making their own hand sanitiser?

coronavirus, Public Health

Should people be worried about Coronavirus?

What is coronavirus? Coronavirus is the scientific name for a group of viruses that cause things like common colds and more serious illnesses like SARS (severe acute respiratory symptom). They can be transmitted from humans to other humans or from animals to humans. Why is it in the news today? The coronavirus we’ve been hearing… Continue reading Should people be worried about Coronavirus?