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Can you catch COVID-19 from delivered packages?

An outbreak of COVID-19 at a logistics centre run by one of South Korea's largest online shopping companies has raised concerns over whether the...

Q&A: COVID-19 in the workplace (video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OhvJ4wi034&feature=emb_title Source: World Health Organisation (WHO)

How to wear a mask safely

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Coronavirus myth busters, by the WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) debunks some of the most common myths about Coronavirus. Being able to hold your breath for 10 seconds or...

Pandemic piles pressure on world’s shrinking forests

Forests face an increased risk of being cut down and degraded as a result of the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, a senior...

Will pandemic push humans into a healthier relationship with nature?

Daniel Wanjama had everything ready for this year's first seed fair in the Kenyan town of Gilgil, an important event where poor farmers exchange...

Saliva droplets travel more than six feet on a breezy day

On breezy days, staying six feet (two meters) away from other people may not be enough to avoid saliva droplets containing the new coronavirus, according to...

Monkey studies encouraging for coronavirus vaccine

Two studies in monkeys published on Wednesday offer some of the first scientific evidence that surviving COVID-19 may result in immunity from reinfection, a positive sign...

Do children spread COVID-19?

As countries begin to emerge from shutdowns imposed during the coronavirus pandemic, the issue of how the virus affects children and whether schools should...

7 steps to prevent the spread of the virus (video)

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What is a virus ‘reproduction rate’?

Global alarm was sounded on Monday over a potential second wave of coronavirus infections after Germany reported that the reproduction rate of the pathogen...

UK researchers try to crack genetic riddle of COVID-19

British researchers will study the genes of thousands of ill COVID-19 patients to try to crack one of the most puzzling riddles of the...

Preparing for a long, hot summer with COVID-19

By the World Health Organisation For much of the WHO European Region, we need to be prepared for a long, hot summer. Weather services are...

EMA: compassionate use of remdesivir for patients not on mechanical ventilation

EMA’s human medicines committee (CHMP) has recommended expanding the compassionate use of the investigational medicine remdesivir so that more patients with severe COVID‑19 can be treated. In addition to...

Men have high levels of enzyme key to COVID-19 infection, study finds

Men's blood has higher levels than women's of a key enzyme used by the new coronavirus to infect cells, the results of a big...

Triple antiviral drug shows early promise in COVID-19 trial

A triple drug combination of antiviral medicines helped relieve symptoms in patients with mild to moderate COVID-19 infection and swiftly reduced the amount of...

What do studies on new coronavirus mutations tell us?

A series of studies of the genomes of thousands of samples of the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 show that it is mutating and evolving as...

S.Korean findings suggest ‘reinfected’ coronavirus cases are false positives

South Korean health authorities raised new concerns about the novel coronavirus after reporting last month that dozens of patients who had recovered from the...

EMA starts rolling review of remdesivir for COVID-19

EMA’s human medicines committee (CHMP) has started a ‘rolling review’ of data on the use of the investigational antiviral medicine remdesivir for the treatment of coronavirus disease...

Guidelines for the protection of workers at construction sites from Covid-19

The Ministry of Health and the Labour Ministry have published a set of guidelines for the protection of workers at construction sites who went...

What does new data say about Gilead’s experimental coronavirus drug?

New clinical data on Gilead Sciences Inc's experimental antiviral drug remdesivir has raised hopes it might be an effective treatment for the novel coronavirus...

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Boy with cerebral palsy left without kindergarten exclusive carer

The parents of a four-year-old boy born with cerebral palsy are asking for a specialised school carer now that he is old enough to...

Spicy grilled soutzoukakia

Place all ingredients for soutzoukakia in a bowl and mix well, preferably using a food processor, until well combined. Using the mixture, form cigar-shaped...

Student gambling in Cyprus on the rise

An increase in the number of young people gambling has been recorded in the European Drug Report 2020 presented on Tuesday by the Cyprus...

Cyprus marks highest rate of registered first-time asylum applicants

The highest rate of registered first-time asylum applicants during the second quarter of 2020 was observed in Cyprus, according to Eurostat. The latest data, released...

Additional two new coronavirus cases added to Tuesday’s 15

The Ministry of Health has announced two additional positive covid-19 cases to Tuesday's total of 15, Philenews reported on Wednesday. One case concerns a football...

Taste

Spicy grilled soutzoukakia

Place all ingredients for soutzoukakia in a bowl and mix well, preferably using a food processor, until well combined. Using the mixture, form cigar-shaped...

Souvlakia

Pork souvlaki: Put the meat and all the other ingredients in a bowl (not metal) and mix well. Cover the bowl and keep in...

Pastelli (Carob Toffee)

The nutritional sweet of Pastelli is made with the syrup of carob pods, produced by boiling their pulp until it forms a thick, sticky...

Meatballs with tomato and cumin

Place all meatball ingredients in a bowl and knead well with hands. Keep the mixture in the fridge for approximately 1 hour to thicken. In...