A dentist has warned of a ‘disaster waiting to happen’ as thousands of people flocked to his seaside town, Skegness, in spite of official guidance to stay at home to curb the spread of coronavirus. Dr Mitchell Clark, who voluntarily closed his dental studio last Tuesday, said he was ‘appalled’ to see his town ‘looking like it does on a busy summer day’
‘Disaster waiting to happen’: visitors flock to Skegness
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- a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
- shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)
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