August2020

World’s Biggest Coffee Morning – 25th September 2020

The first ever Coffee Morning took place in 1990as a small affair with a simple idea –  guests would gather over coffee and donate the cost of their cuppa to Macmillan in the process. It was so effective that it was repeated the following year. Since then, Coffee Morning has[…]

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Herd Immunity

When a high percentage of the population is vaccinated, it is difficult for infectious diseases to spread, as there are not many people who can be infected. In the case of measles, for example, if someone with measles is surrounded by people who are vaccinated against measles, the disease cannot[…]

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Prevent the spread of COVID-19

Recent evidence from the Campo and the Costa clearly suggests that the coronavirus is being spread at parties, barbeques, family gatherings and, especially, in nightclubs.  Young people are reminded that parties are active breeding grounds for Covid-19 and there is a serious risk that a youngster at a party can[…]

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Plastic face shields are not as effective as masks!

Every time we speak, thousands of aerosol droplets are sprayed into the air in front of us, most of which are invisible to the naked eye. There is now growing evidence that airborne aerosols carrying the coronavirus may play a major role in its spread. Current global guidance suggests that Covid-19 spreads rapidly[…]

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Young people urged to be cautious and protect their families from COVID-19

Recent updates from the World Health Organisation highlight that the demographic of people who are becoming infected with COVID-19 is younger than it was before. With the increase in social activity during the summer months, this trend is clearly present in Spain, where young people have taken to celebrating summer evenings[…]

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Flights and Covid-19

As airlines begin to resume flights it is important to remember that Covid-19 is still circulating globally and the risk of spread, particularly to those who are vulnerable, is still present. People who intend to travel are urged to avoid those parts of the World with a high incidence of[…]

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Beat Covid App

Beat COVID Gibraltar has been developed by HM GoG and the Gibraltar Health Authority to help reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus and keep our community safe. The app uses the bluetooth technology on your phone to track other phones you have been in close proximity to. You will[…]

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