India’s growing Covid-19 waste challenges workers – BBC News

India’s Covid-19 caseload is rising, and people have been urged to wear face masks even when they are outdoors. But the directive has created another problem – there is no system of safely discarding Covid-19 waste. Rubbish collectors have complained that people are mixing used gloves and masks with other waste, and it’s putting the … Read more India’s growing Covid-19 waste challenges workers – BBC News

How Risky Is Aerosol Transmission of Covid-19?

The World Health Organization said on Thursday it doesn’t rule out the possibility of airborne transmission in crowded areas or indoor venues with poor ventilation, in an update of a scientific brief. However, the Geneva-based body said more research is needed, because in such cases, there may be alternative explanations as to how the people … Read more How Risky Is Aerosol Transmission of Covid-19?

In Reversal, WHO Says Coronavirus Can Spread Through the Air Indoors

The World Health Organization said on Thursday it doesn’t rule out the possibility of airborne transmission in crowded areas or indoor venues with poor ventilation, in an update of a scientific brief. However, the Geneva-based body said more research is needed, because in such cases, there may be alternative explanations as to how the people … Read more In Reversal, WHO Says Coronavirus Can Spread Through the Air Indoors

The Risks of Coronavirus Aerosol Transmission

What are the risks of Covid-19’s aerosol transmission? As three families lunched at neighboring tables in a stuffy restaurant in southern China in January, they partook of more than a New Year’s meal. They shared an invisible pathogen apparently carried aloft in an air conditioner’s breeze. Ten diners later came down with Covid-19, but none … Read more The Risks of Coronavirus Aerosol Transmission

Coronavirus restrictions eased on eight quarantined towers in Melbourne | 7.30

Restrictions have been eased on eight Melbourne public housing towers placed under strict quarantine at the weekend. They are now on the same lockdown restrictions as the rest of the city, meaning residents can venture outdoors to work or buy groceries. But in a ninth tower 53 positive cases have been identified, and authorities warn … Read more Coronavirus restrictions eased on eight quarantined towers in Melbourne | 7.30

Sir Anish Kapoor on how coronavirus has changed art | ITV News

Sir Anish Kapoor’s epic installations often demand wide open spaces and now the sculptor and artist is holding his latest exhibition both outdoors and in. The creator speaks to ITV News about how he thinks coronavirus has changed our perception of art. • Subscribe to ITV News on YouTube: http://bit.ly/2lOHmNj • Get breaking news and … Read more Sir Anish Kapoor on how coronavirus has changed art | ITV News

Gyms, pools and sports centres can reopen from July 25 following coronavirus lockdown

Indoor Gyms, swimming pools and sports facilities will reopen in England from July 25, the Culture Secretary has announced. Oliver Dowden said the new guidelines would help the country get “match fit to defeat this virus”, as he laid out a raft of regulations to make workout spaces safe. Gyms must use timed booking systems … Read more Gyms, pools and sports centres can reopen from July 25 following coronavirus lockdown

In full: Gyms and swimming pools to open from July 25, government announces

Indoor Gyms, swimming pools and sports facilities will reopen in England from July 25, the Culture Secretary has announced. Oliver Dowden said the new guidelines would help the country get “match fit to defeat this virus”, as he laid out a raft of regulations to make workout spaces safe. Gyms must use timed booking systems … Read more In full: Gyms and swimming pools to open from July 25, government announces

Nicola Sturgeon outlines third phase of roadmap out of lockdown for Scotland

Scotland will move to the third phase of its four-step plan to ease out of lockdown, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has told the Scottish Parliament. Up to 15 people from five different households will be allowed to meet outdoors in Scotland from Friday, the First Minister said, as long as social distancing is adhered to. … Read more Nicola Sturgeon outlines third phase of roadmap out of lockdown for Scotland

Shielders left concerned as coronavirus lockdown is eased | ITV News

Vulnerable people in England, who have been shielding during the lockdown, can meet others from today. Those who live alone, or single parent households, can create a “support bubble” with another household. Other shielders can meet people outdoors in groups of up to six. It’s a welcome step for some, but a source of concern … Read more Shielders left concerned as coronavirus lockdown is eased | ITV News

Lockdown rules: How to keep your guests safe from Covid-19 – BBC News

New lockdown rules from 4 July mean changes for people living in England. Now one household can spend time with another one indoors so long as they follow social distancing guidelines. This is on top of the rules about meeting outside – where you can still meet in groups of up to six from different … Read more Lockdown rules: How to keep your guests safe from Covid-19 – BBC News

Texas Makes Face Masks Compulsory in Reversal by Governor

Texas Governor Greg Abbott ordered residents to wear face coverings in public amid a spike in Covid-19 cases across the second-most populous U.S. state. In a reversal of his months-long opposition to such a mandate, Abbott on Thursday said the order applies to all counties with 20 or more virus cases. He also barred people … Read more Texas Makes Face Masks Compulsory in Reversal by Governor

California Rolls Back Reopening Plan as Coronavirus Cases Rise

California Governor Gavin Newsom has ordered partial lockdowns in most parts of the state, to minimize coronavirus spread during July 4 celebrations. The Democratic governor’s order comes amid a troubling increase of California COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. The order applies to 19 counties covering 72% of the state’s population, including Los Angeles County. Many of … Read more California Rolls Back Reopening Plan as Coronavirus Cases Rise

America’s great white outdoors

ABC News’ Devin Dwyer reports on U.S. national parks facing an existential crisis over a lack of diversity among visitors. ABC News Live Prime, Weekdays at 7EST & 9EST WATCH the ABC News Live Stream Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_Ma8oQLmSM SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/abcnews FOLLOW ABC News … Read more America’s great white outdoors