Breastfeeding during COVID-19

Women with #COVID19 can breastfeed. They should: Wash hands with soap and water or use alcohol-based hand rub frequently Wear a medical mask during any contact with the baby Sneeze or cough into a tissue Routinely clean and disinfect surfaces touched Mothers with symptoms of COVID-19 are advised to wear a medical mask, but even … Read more Breastfeeding during COVID-19

ICC softens restrictions on Ivory Coast former President Laurent Gbagbo

In tonight’s edition: International Criminal Court today softens restrictions on Ivory Coast’s former president Laurent Gbagbo. The  ongoing appeal of his acquittal for crimes against humanity had confined him to Belgium. South Africans will be able to buy alcohol legally again from next month, as the govt further eases coronavirus restrictions. And our correspondents in Cameroon visit one … Read more ICC softens restrictions on Ivory Coast former President Laurent Gbagbo

‘Lockdown Cannot Be Sustained Indefinitely’: South African President Announces Substantial Reopening

South Africa’s government will permit most businesses to reopen from June 1 even as coronavirus infections continue to mount heading into winter. Africa’s most-industrialized economy went into lockdown on March 27, with only grocers, pharmacies and suppliers of essential services allowed to keep operating. While the rules were eased May 1, many businesses have remained … Read more ‘Lockdown Cannot Be Sustained Indefinitely’: South African President Announces Substantial Reopening

Coronavirus: South Africa’s alcohol and cigarette lockdown – BBC News

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, the world has seen lockdowns in many countries. In South Africa, not only have people been told to stay at home, but exercise outside was banned for some time – and cigarettes and alcohol still can’t be purchased. What is the impact of such a ban and how … Read more Coronavirus: South Africa’s alcohol and cigarette lockdown – BBC News

Driver of SUV that ploughed into Western Sydney hijab store released without charge | ABC News

The driver of a car that yesterday slammed into Hijab House in Greenacre, injuring 14 people, has been released from police custody, but could still be charged over the incident. NSW Police said emergency services were called to Boronia Road, in Western Sydney, at 3:15pm on Thursday after reports of a car crash. A Mitsubishi … Read more Driver of SUV that ploughed into Western Sydney hijab store released without charge | ABC News

Iyanla’s Hilarious Solution for Enforcing Social Distancing | Fear Not with Iyanla Vanzant | OWN

Don’t get too close to Iyanla while she’s doing her shopping! In this Bonus Scene, Iyanla tells Oprah about one of her more creative solutions for ensuring people keep their distance when she’s out in public: A homemade spray made of grain alcohol, witch hazel and tea tree oil. Find OWN on TV at http://www.oprah.com/FindOWN … Read more Iyanla’s Hilarious Solution for Enforcing Social Distancing | Fear Not with Iyanla Vanzant | OWN

Parents drinking more in lockdown, new Alcohol and Drug Foundation survey finds | ABC News

The national Alcohol and Drug Foundation says a new study shows alcohol intake increased significantly for many parents during coronavirus lockdown — especially those with primary school aged children. The foundation has surveyed 1,000 parents across Australia during the lockdown period in every state and territory. Chief executive Erin Lalor said parents identified the stress … Read more Parents drinking more in lockdown, new Alcohol and Drug Foundation survey finds | ABC News

COVID-19 restrictions pose serious challenges to those in recovery | Nightline

Though virtual happy hours offer a solution to distancing, those in recovery must find alternatives. Alcoholics Anonymous has taken meetings online and other apps for addiction offer an answer. WATCH NIGHTLINE EPISODES: https://abc.go.com/shows/nightline ALSO AVAILABLE ON HULU: https://hulu.tv/2wSmSrZ #Nightline #PresidentTrump #CoronaVirus #Quarantie #ShelterInPlace #SocialDistancing #Sober #Addiction #AlcoholicsAnonymous #Alcohol #Health

X-Factor’s Janet Devlin Shares Her Journey to Sobriety | Loose Women

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1VGTPwA Janet Devlin shot to fame after appearing on the eighth series of ‘The X Factor’ back in 2011. Today, she joins Andrea, Jane, Denise and Brenda to talk about how, behind closed doors, she was suffering with self-esteem issues, shyness and loneliness that led her down a dark path with … Read more X-Factor’s Janet Devlin Shares Her Journey to Sobriety | Loose Women

How efficient against coronavirus are hand sanitizer gels compared to soap?

Sales of face masks and hand sanitizer gels have soared around the World as the fight against the coronavirus pandemic continues. FRANCE 24’s health editor Julia Sieger tries to answer the question of whether these gels are efficient, especially compared to traditional soap and water. “First, to be efficient against Covid-19, the concentration of alcohol … Read more How efficient against coronavirus are hand sanitizer gels compared to soap?

South Africans find ways around Covid-19 lockdown alcohol ban through concocting pineapple beer

Back in March, South Africa banned the selling of alcohol as part of its nationwide coronavirus lockdown. As supplies have run dry, the thirst remained, pushing some South Africans to take matters into their own hands and led to an uptake in those choosing to brew their own alcohol. Home-made pineapple beer became so popular … Read more South Africans find ways around Covid-19 lockdown alcohol ban through concocting pineapple beer

No alcohol or drugs in slain jogger’s system: Autopsy | WNT

Ahmaud Arbery was shot once in the hand and twice in the chest; a neighbor who captured the fatal shooting would not say why he was recording. WATCH THE FULL EPISODE OF ‘WORLD NEWS TONIGHT’: https://bit.ly/3fHdgpj WATCH OTHER FULL EPISODES OF WORLD NEWS TONIGHT: http://abc.go.com/shows/world-news-tonight WATCH WORLD NEWS TONIGHT ON HULU: https://hulu.tv/33iKepm #WorldNewsTonight #AhmaudArbery #Autopsy

Why Has South Africa Banned Alcohol And Cigarettes?

For over 6 weeks, South Africa has made the domestic sale of alcohol and tobacco illegal nationwide as part of it’s public health strategy against Covid-19. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa defended lockdown rules imposed to curb the spread of the coronavirus as some citizens grow increasingly irked over some of the toughest lockdown restrictions … Read more Why Has South Africa Banned Alcohol And Cigarettes?

Cocktail Hour Ep5: New York Sour Cocktail & Mocktail – BBC Good Food

Celebrate the bank holiday weekend at home by making your very own New York Sour cocktail or mocktail if you’re not a fan of alcohol. This sour but sweet taste has a red wine float and a lovely frothy top just how you like it. For more recipes and tips visit: http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/ Subscribe here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=bbcfood … Read more Cocktail Hour Ep5: New York Sour Cocktail & Mocktail – BBC Good Food

Pandemic fallout: Health experts warn of mental illness surge

Health experts are warning the coronavirus pandemic could lead to an historic surge in mental health problems, as a growing number of people turn to drugs and alcohol. A federal US emergency hotline reported a 1,000-percent increase in calls in April. A poll has found nearly half of Americans say the crisis is affecting their … Read more Pandemic fallout: Health experts warn of mental illness surge