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.
 https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/26/9/20-2272_article 

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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