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COVID-19: Hair stylists that worked while symptomatic infect 140 clients

Two Missouri hairstylists potentially exposed 140 clients to coronavirus when they worked for up to eight days this month, while symptomatic, health officials said. The Springfield-Greene Health Department announced Saturday that a second hairstylist tested positive for coronavirus, and may have exposed 56 clients at the same Great Clips salon. A …

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Kibra residents worried after security guard at local clinic tests positive for COVID-19

Residents of Lindi in Kibra are calling for urgent fumigation and contact tracing at a health facility where a guard tested positive for the new coronavirus. On Saturday, the facility which on normal days serves hundreds of residents seeking health services was quiet. Residents had opted to stay away. This …

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South America a new COVID epicentre, Africa reaches 100,000 cases -WHO

South America has become a new epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic with Brazil hardest-hit, while cases are rising in some African countries that so far have a relatively low death toll, the World Health Organization said on Friday. “The COVID-19 pandemic today reached a milestone in Africa, with more than …

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Qatar Airways cabin crew to wear hazmat suits

Flight attendant uniforms have evolved considerably over the years, with styles adapting to reflect fashion trends, along with the changing world. However, it’s unlikely any designer could have predicted its latest incarnation. Qatar Airways is one of several airlines to introduce Personal Protective Equipment suits for its cabin crew in …

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ChildFund teams with Coca-Cola to distribute community handwashing tanks

ChildFund Kenya has received 70 community handwashing tanks from Coca Cola Beverages Africa, in a partnership to help contain the spread of COVID-19. The water tanks will be distributed to various communities in urban informal settlements and rural areas in Nairobi and Kisumu counties to serve as communal hand washing stations …

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