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.

Natalie E. Dean, PhD+ Your Authors @nataliexdean Assistant Professor of Biostatistics at @UF specializing in emerging infectious diseases and vaccine study design. @HarvardBiostats PhD. Tweets my own. Jun. 14, 2020 1 min read + Your Authors

In a study of COVID-19 clusters in Japan, 50% of non-healthcare clusters were seeded by 20-39 year olds. The authors noted clusters associated with heavy breathing in close proximity, such as singing karaoke, talking at bars, or exercising at gyms. 

Some other takeaways from the paper.

In a presentation given by Professor Oshitani, he noted that only a few clusters had emerged from air/train travel. He commented that travelers tend to sit quietly and keep to themselves. Mask-wearing is also very common in Japan.

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