Note: This thread is related to #Coronavirus #COVID19

Follow the World Health Organization's instructions to reduce your risk of infection:

1/ Frequently clean hands by using alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water.

2/ When coughing and sneezing cover mouth and nose with flexed elbow or tissue - throw issue away immediately and wash hands.

3/ Avoid close contact with anyone that has fever and cough.

Nicholas A. Christakis+ Your Authors @NAChristakis Sterling Professor of Social & Natural Science at Yale. Physician. Author of Blueprint: The Evolutionary Origins of a Good Society. Luckily wed @ErikaChristakis May. 16, 2020 1 min read + Your Authors

German cafe tells customers to wear pool noodles to enforce social distancing. That is all.  https://www.cnn.com/2020/05/15/europe/german-cafe-noodle-distancing-scli-intl-grm/index.html 

This German cafe must have copied this elementary school in China. You may laugh, but things like this will be in our future, too.  https://www.kidsnews.com.au/health/kids-in-china-get-creative-to-keep-covid19-at-bay-in-reopened-classrooms/news-story/8375624a69d9cebcfc13db5f9cd26e8c 

I do not know whether to laugh at this or to be deeply impressed with American ingenuity and entrepreneurship.  https://kxxv.com/news/national/coronavirus/company-makes-bumper-tables-for-restaurants-amid-virus 

Or this idea, for our COVID19 world, suggested by @jrankin128: “1962 illustration from the Italian magazine Domenica del Corriere depicting life in the year 2022"

In Kerala, in all seriousness, here is a good idea: the "Break the Chain Umbrella Project" to gently remind people to keep physical distance, using a readily available and socially acceptable household object, during COVID19.  https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/kerala/now-umbrellas-for-social-distancing/article31427390.ece  via @UnniKarunakara #nudge

Or this idea, inspired by the court during the Song Dynasty, where the official doesn't look too happy, either, perhaps contemplating the persistent risk of infection, despite his hat. via @aoziparis

And, well, hoop skirts for physical distancing! We'd have to work on the gender issues here, however?

Another helpful suggestion, via @rosana, for how we can keep physical distance in this time of COVID19.

It's happening!


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