COVID-19 Could Affect Cities For Years. Here Are 4 Ways They’re Coping Now.

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 18:48:48 +0000

Image of a particular district NYC cynthia shahanWaling to Subway. NYC cynthia shahanThe COVID-19 pandemic is laying bare two unavoidable facts about our new reality: we are more interconnected than ever, and cities are at the front lines of this crisis and will be at the front lines of any similarly globalized crisis in the future

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Iceland is Doing Science — ~50% of People with COVID-19 Not Showing Symptoms, ~50% Have Very Moderate Cold Symptoms [UPDATED]

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 21 Mar 2020 08:29:50 +0000

Science: do it. Iceland has decided to jump right into proper scientific methodology in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, rather than “panic now and evaluate later.” The country, which has followed similar social distancing strategies as other European nations, has been conducting a random sample (i.e., scientifically useful) test of its population — with results from 1.5% of its population so far. This means it is testing a true representative portion of its population

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Iceland is Doing Science — ~50% of People with COVID-19 Not Showing Symptoms, ~50% Have Very Moderate Cold Symptoms

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 21 Mar 2020 08:29:50 +0000

Science: do it. Iceland has decided to jump right into proper scientific methodology in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, rather than “panic now and evaluate later.” The country, which has followed similar social distancing strategies as other European nations, has been conducting a random sample (i.e., scientifically useful) test of its population — with results from 1.5% of its population so far. This means it is testing a true representative portion of its population

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PH allows Filipinos to travel to South Korea, except to virus-hit province

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Tue, 03 Mar 2020 10:40:35 +0000

THE Philippine government has allowed Filipino tourists to travel again to South Korea, except in North Gyeongsang province, the epicenter of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19) outbreak, Malacañang announced on Tuesday. Palace spokesman Salvador Panelo said the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) reached the decision during a meeting on the same day to further […]

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PAL keeps PH-SKorea flights under new guidelines

Credit to Author: Lisbet K. Esmael| Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2020 16:50:10 +0000

FLAG carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) will continue flying between the Philippines and South Korea, but under new guidelines released after the government imposed a limited ban on Filipinos traveling to the East Asian country, which saw its cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) dramatically spike. In a Viber message on Thursday, PAL Spokesman Cielo […]

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Local airlines maintain flights to virus-hit South Korea

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2020 13:48:37 +0000

FLAG carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) on Thursday said it still maintained the same number of regular flights to and from South Korea despite the two-way travel restrictions. “We still maintain the same number of flight frequencies for now. Shall let you know should we cut back on flight frequencies. At the very least, we may […]

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