Wimbledon was canceled for the first time in 75 years. The oldest major tennis tournament is the latest sports event upended by the coronavirus.
The tournament, the oldest Grand Slam, had previously been canceled only during World War I and II.
especially in homes, hospitals and other confined spaces. The pathogen can be carried on tiny respiratory droplets that fall as they are coughed or sneezed out. It may also be transmitted when we touch a contaminated surface and then touch our face.Is there a vaccine yet?
No.Such rapid development of a potential vaccine is unprecedented, but even if it is proved safe and effective, it probably will not be available for 12 to18 months.What makes this outbreak so different?Unlike the flu, there is no known treatment or vaccine, and
It seems to be more lethal than the flu, but the numbers are still uncertain. And it hits the elderly and those with underlying conditions — not just those with respiratory diseases — particularly hard.What should I do if I feel sick?If you’ve been exposed to the coronavirus or think you have,
and have a fever or symptoms like a cough or difficulty breathing, call a doctor. They should give you advice on whether you should be tested, how to get tested, and how to seek medical treatment without potentially infecting or exposing others.How do I get tested?
If you’re sick and you think you’ve been exposed to the new coronavirus,They will decide if you need to be tested. Keep in mind that there’s a chance — because of a lack of testing kits or because you’re asymptomatic, for instance — you won’t be able to get tested.
What if somebody in my family gets sick?If the family member doesn’t need hospitalization and can be cared for at home, you should help him or her with basic needs and monitor the symptoms, while also keeping as much distance as possible,according to guidelines issued by the C.D.C.
If there’s space, the sick family member should stay in a separate room and use a separate bathroom. If masks are available, both the sick person and the caregiver should wear them when the caregiver enters the room. Make sure not to share any dishes or other household items and to regularly clean surfaces like counters, doorknobs, toilets and tables. Don’t forget to wash your hands frequently.
Should I wear a mask?Expertsare divided on how much protection a regular surgical mask, or even a scarf, can providefor people who aren’t yet sick. The W.H.O. and C.D.C. say that unless you’re already sick, or caring for someone who is, wearing a face mask isn’t necessary. And stockpiling high-grade N95 masks will make it harder for nurses and other workers to access the resources they need. But researchers are also finding that there are more cases of asymptomatic transmission than were known early on in the pandemic. And a few experts say that masks could offer some protection in crowded places where it is not possible to stay 6 feet away from other people. Masks don’t replace hand-washing and social distancing.
Should I stock up on groceries?Plan two weeks of meals if possible. But people should not hoard food or supplies. Despite the empty shelves,And remember to wipe the handle of the grocery cart with a disinfecting wipe and wash your hands as soon as you get home.
Can I go to the park?
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Did you see Wimbledon had a Pandemic Insurance Policy? jorgeramosnews Good for Wimbledon👏👏👏 That tells u that this will still be a problem by June Don't worry it's April Fool ;) mudcaulks Should just play with no one in the stands... usually sounds like that anyways.🤷♂️ no reporting on the US open being canceled? its the oldest and therefor longest running tournament in the US.
kristenhinkson This would be agood time to stop discriminating against biological women by allowing biological males to compete in womans sports. This has nothing to do with transphobia & everything to do with equality, fairness & deception.
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