Why are some people protected from Covid-19 without having contracted the disease?
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Why are some people protected from Covid-19 without having contracted the disease?

New research suggests that exposure to other coronaviruses that cause the common cold could help develop antibodies against the SARS-CoV-2 virus

After months of uncertainty and grim headlines, some scientists are hesitantly recognizing what could be good news. During the first weeks of the Covid-19 pandemic, it was estimated that around 60% of the population would need to be exposed to the coronavirus to achieve herd immunity, which occurs when a high percentage of the community is immune to a disease.

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French nudist resort hit by coronavirus outbreak as 100 naturists test positive

Rates of infection at the Cap d’Agde nudist resort are now four times that of nearby communities, and health officials have warned that visitors must wear face masks and social distance

One of the most famous nudist colonies in Europe has reported a “very worrying” outbreak of coronavirus – leading to warnings to people to stay away.

‘A Smoking Gun’: Infectious Coronavirus Retrieved From Hospital Air
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‘A Smoking Gun’: Infectious Coronavirus Retrieved From Hospital Air

Airborne virus plays a significant role in community transmission, many experts believe. A new study fills in the missing piece: Floating virus can infect cells.

Skeptics of the notion that the coronavirus spreads through the air — including many expert advisers to the World Health Organization — have held out for one missing piece of evidence: proof that floating respiratory droplets called aerosols contain live virus, and not just fragments of genetic material

Coronavirus warning from Italy: Effects of COVID-19 could be worse than first thought
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Coronavirus warning from Italy: Effects of COVID-19 could be worse than first thought

Italian doctors are warning that COVID-19 is not just a respiratory disease but a killer affecting the whole body.

The long-term effects of COVID-19, even on people who suffered a mild infection, could be far worse than was originally anticipated, according to researchers and doctors in northern Italy.

For goodness sake, please don’t answer the door in the nude!
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For goodness sake, please don’t answer the door in the nude!

Police conducting COVID-19 compliance checks in the ACT say people in isolation have been answering the door in the nuddy.

Detective Superintendent Jason Kennedy, from the ACT Policing dedicated COVID-19 squad, this week thanked those in isolation for giving officers a “warm reception”.

Are you nude with a mask on your face?
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Are you nude with a mask on your face?

Naked with a mask?

I have heard a lot about this. Is a nudist really naked with a mask on?

Short answer: Yes, even when you wear something.

Holidaymakers turned away from Costa del Sol beaches due to social distancing rules
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Holidaymakers turned away from Costa del Sol beaches due to social distancing rules

A new app Aforo Costa del Sol by Tourism Costa del Sol has been introduced to keep tabs on the number of visitors to beaches as the resort tries to keep coronavirus at bay

Holidaymakers are being turned away from beaches in Costa del Sol because social distancing rules means they are full by lunchtime.

Cornwall pub installs electric fence at the bar
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Cornwall pub installs electric fence at the bar

The Star Inn in St Just, Cornwall, has confirmed that, yes, the fence can be switched on

Management at a popular pub in Cornwall have put up an electric fence at the bar – to ensure people maintain social distancing.

Not the World Naked Bike Ride 2020
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Not the World Naked Bike Ride 2020

On 31 December 2019, a pneumonia of unknown cause, detected in Wuhan, China, was reported to the World Health Organization (WHO). A month later, on 31 January, the first cases of coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the UK were confirmed. On 5 March, a first death in the UK from the coronavirus disease – COVID-19 – was confirmed. The number of known UK cases passed 100. Six days later, WHO declared a pandemic.