COVID-19 updates based on what experts on Twitter are talking about.
“It is hard for me as a public health professional, who also knows my history, to blanketly tell someone to take all these people off the street when they are protesting against 400 years of a different pandemic that happens to not be infectious.” https://t.co/c5gAVc1yDj— Dr. Zinzi Bailey (@zinzinator) June 6, 2020
The new @WHO masks guidance document is excellent. They break down who should be wearing what type of mask in what scenario and why.— Abraar Karan (@AbraarKaran) June 6, 2020
Notably they recommend *medical grade masks* for anyone >60 or with notable underlying comorbidities.#COVID19 https://t.co/VaYuWxyikI pic.twitter.com/mPJI8kq8qN
Lovely to see the amazing @bonniehenry profiled in the @nytimes. I met Bonnie covering SARS (1) in Toronto; British Columbia couldn't be in better hands. Heard this via a friend in BC today: "Dr Bonnie Henry saved us. I find her voice so calming."https://t.co/YrUKygjBHM— Helen Branswell (@HelenBranswell) June 5, 2020
⚠️@CDCgov survey of 502 adults shows 25% are unsafely using disinfectants to try to kill the #coronavirus: washing food with bleach, using on bare skin, or inhaling and ingesting them.— Dr. Dena Grayson (@DrDenaGrayson) June 5, 2020
25% reported “an adverse health effect they believed was a result.”https://t.co/6YZVrx58r0