COVID-19 expert explains what soap does to virus

Health experts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continue to drive home the message that excellent hand-washing is the most effective way to prevent illnesses, such as COVID-19. Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and director of Mayo Clinic’s Vaccine Research Group, explains what soap does to SARS-CoV-2, and other viruses and bacteria. Q. Why is […]

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8 tips on what to tell your kids about coronavirus

As the number of new cases of coronavirus infection continue to rise the impact is now being felt in schools in Australia. At least four closed due to students and a staff member testing positive for the virus. Most international travel by Queensland students is also banned. It’s therefore important for parents to be there for their children to ease […]

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Coronavirus lockdown: What life is like on the Princess cruise ship right now

For the past few days, the Grand Princess cruise ship, operated by Princess Cruises, has been anchored about 10 miles (16 kilometers) off the coast of San Francisco and not allowed to dock because of a coronavirus outbreak aboard the ship. Of the 3,500 people aboard the ship, 21 have tested positive for COVID-19. All passengers have been confined to […]

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Coronavirus explained: What are the chances I will die?

Coronavirus explained: What are the chances I will die? How do I avoid it? Is it all a big fuss over nothing? World experts answer your questions Tourists are stranded, quarantined in hotels as hundreds of flights are cancelled Sales of surgical spirit have surged and Boots has sold out of anti-bacterial gel World stock markets are in freefall and […]

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