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The symptoms of coronavirus include:
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath; and
  • Breathing difficulties
If you suspect you or a family member has coronavirus you should call (not visit) your GP or ring the national Coronavirus Health Information Hotline on 1800 020 080.
 

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Geelong Grammar School has closed all campuses.
 

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I read somewhere that you should try and hold your breath for 10 seconds. If you can do it without coughing then your lungs have not been attacked by the Coronavirus yet. Don't know it's validity but it makes sense based on how the Coronavirus affects your body.
 
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French minister says patients should take paracetamol rather than ibuprofen or cortisone
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Please be careful with news sources at this time, as fake news often spreads quickly without fact checking.
 

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I read somewhere that you should try and hold your breath for 10 seconds. If you can do it without coughing then your lungs have not been attacked by the Coronavirus yet. Don't know it's validity but it makes sense based on how the Coronavirus affects your body.
I feel this is probably one of those myths which will spread over time... not to say it isn't a potential indicator of a weakened system, but I'd say there's probably more reliable ways of testing it (and I am not an expert on this).
 

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The UK government is taking a very different approach to this and it is very interesting. They reckon they can build up “herd immunity” in the young and healthy and keep the vulnerable isolated without shutting down the country. It’s basically a riskier version of how vaccination works, whereas everyone else is basically going for the “avoid catching it at all” strategy. Time will tell whether it works or not or whether they’ll cave into public pressure to mirrror other countries instead.
 

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New South Wales, Australia attorney general Mark Speakman has announced that “all new Supreme and District Court jury trials will be suspended until further notice,” from Monday, 16 March. “Jury trials already underway will continue,” he said in a statement.


 

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The UK government is taking a very different approach to this and it is very interesting. They reckon they can build up “herd immunity” in the young and healthy and keep the vulnerable isolated without shutting down the country. It’s basically a riskier version of how vaccination works, whereas everyone else is basically going for the “avoid catching it at all” strategy. Time will tell whether it works or not or whether they’ll cave into public pressure to mirrror other countries instead.
Well, a lot of London/UK Financial Service firms are having people work from home until further notice.
 

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UQ is cancelling classes etc till the 23rd of March
 

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I read somewhere that you should try and hold your breath for 10 seconds. If you can do it without coughing then your lungs have not been attacked by the Coronavirus yet. Don't know it's validity but it makes sense based on how the Coronavirus affects your body.
Instructions unclear, i just drowned
 

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40 tube stations will be shut to slow the spread of coronavirus in London.

Australia closes borders to Non-residents or those without Australian citizenship effective Friday 9pm, and NZLD is effective Thursday midnight.
 

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40 tube stations will be shut to slow the spread of coronavirus in London.

Australia closes borders to Non-residents or those without Australian citizenship effective Friday 9pm, and NZLD is effective Thursday midnight.
australia/SCO-MO: "pUBlIc TrAnSpOrT iS tHe SaFeSt pLaCe iN tHe WoRlD"
 
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