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COVID Dashboard – Updated frequently

Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University (JHU) An interactive dashboard with useful information on cases & recoveries by country. View the Dashboard

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Myths – Garlic

Can eating garlic help prevent infection with the new coronavirus? Garlic is a healthy food that may have some antimicrobial properties. However, there is no evidence from the current outbreak that eating garlic has...

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Myths – Mosquito bites

The new coronavirus CANNOT be transmitted through mosquito bites.  To date there has been no information nor evidence to suggest that the new coronavirus could be transmitted by mosquitoes. The new coronavirus is a...

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Myths – Hot & Humid Climate

COVID-19 virus can be transmitted in areas with hot and humid climates  From the evidence so far, the COVID-19 virus can be transmitted in ALL AREAS, including areas with hot and humid weather. Regardless...

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Angels Among Us!

In the midst of chaos, we’d like to take the time to thank those in the #medical field who are directly and indirectly involved in the fight against #Covid19. Thank you to those putting...

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CDC Updates and Useful Information

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.

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Is it Safe?

Is it #safe to receive packages from COVID-19 areas? According to WHO, yes it is safe. The likelihood of an infected person contaminating commercial goods is low and the risk of catching the virus...

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How Close is Close?

REMINDER: Maintain at least 1 metre (3 feet) distance between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing. healthtips #lifesavingtips #covid19 #fever #cough #cold #findgoodhealth

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Bath & Body

Taking a hot #bath will not prevent you from catching COVID-19. Your normal body temperature remains around 36.5°C to 37°C, regardless of the temperature of your bath or shower. By all means, enjoy a warm,...