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#1 Pappy

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Posted 22 March 2020 - 02:08 PM

Excellent suggestions - I printed out and highlighted for my household!

A message from hospital staff in Australia:
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Dear Friends, this is advice given to hospital staff. Explains the virus and how to prevent the virus. Please share with family , friends and work colleagues. Cheers Jos
Internal email for RBH (Royal Brisbane Hospital) staff:

Virus Detection:

The simplest way to distinguish Coronavirus from a Common Cold is that the COVID-19 infection does not cause a cold nose or cough with cold, but it does create a dry and rough cough.
The virus is typically first installed in the throat causing inflammation and a feeling of dryness. This symptom can last between 3 and 4 days.
The virus typically then travels through the moisture present in the airways, goes down to the trachea and installs in the lungs, causing pneumonia that lasts about 5 or 6 days.
Pneumonia manifests with a high fever and difficulty breathing. The Common Cold is not accompanied, but there may be a choking sensation. In this case, the doctor should be called immediately.

Experts suggest doing this simple verification every morning: Breathe in deeply and hold your breath for 10 seconds. If this can be done without coughing, without difficulty, this shows that there is no fibrosis in the lungs, indicating the absence of infection. It is recommended to do this control every morning to help detect infection.

Prevention:
The virus hates heat and dies if it is exposed to temperatures greater than 80°F (27°C). Therefore hot drinks such as infusions, broths or simply hot water should be consumed abundantly during the day. These hot liquids kill the virus and are easy to ingest.
Avoid drinking ice water or drinks with ice cubes.

Ensure that your mouth and throat are always wet, never DRY. You should drink a sip of water at least every 15 minutes. WHY? Even when the virus enters water or other liquids through the mouth, it will get flushed through the oesophagus directly into the stomach where gastric acids destroy the virus. If there is not enough water, the virus can pass into the trachea and from there to the lungs, where it is very dangerous.

For those who can, sunbathe. The Sun's UV rays kill the virus and the vitamin D is good for you.
The Coronavirus has a large size (diameter of 400-500 nanometers) so face masks can stop it, no special face masks are needed in daily life.
If an infected person sneezes near us, stay 10 feet (3.3 meters) away to allow the virus fall to the ground and prevent it from falling on you.
When the virus is on hard surfaces, it survives about 12 hours, therefore when hard surfaces such as doors, appliances, railings, etc. are touched, hands should be washed thoroughly and/or disinfected with alcoholic gel
The virus can live nested in clothes and tissues between 6 and 12 hours. Common detergents can kill it. Things that cannot be washed should be exposed to the Sun and the virus will die.
The transmission of the virus usually occurs by direct infection, touching fabrics, tissues or materials on which the virus is present.
Washing your hands is essential.
The virus survives on our hands for only about 10 minutes. In that time many things can happen, rubbing the eyes, touching the nose or lips. This allows the virus to enter your throat. Therefore, for your good and the good of all, wash your hands very often and disinfect them.
You can gargle with disinfectant solutions (i.e. Listerine or Hydrogen Peroxide) that eliminate or minimize the amount of virus that can enter the throat. Doing so removes the virus before it goes down to the trachea and then to the lungs.
Disinfect things touched often: cellphone, keyboard, mouse, car steering wheel, door handles, etc
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#2 NoPutt

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Posted 22 March 2020 - 02:45 PM

While there is some truth here, there are some falsehoods. 

I would suggest following the guidelines set forth, and not

following what is online. This is no ordinary virus, and it is 

spreading rapidly in countries with hot and humid climates.

Stay Safe out there.


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Posted 22 March 2020 - 03:25 PM

Dr John is your man, nothing but the facts amid many falsehoods..

https://www.youtube....h?v=He0TYPm3Prg


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Posted 22 March 2020 - 05:50 PM

Sounds good advice ,stay safe lads were ever you are



#5 Mulligan

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Posted 22 March 2020 - 09:12 PM

The deep breath thing was already debunked as fake.


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Posted 22 March 2020 - 09:45 PM

This is complete nonsense.  No one should be getting medical advice from a virtual golf forum.


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Posted 22 March 2020 - 11:48 PM

This is complete nonsense.  No one should be getting medical advice from a virtual golf forum.

 

Small correction 


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Posted 23 March 2020 - 07:08 PM

That original post was being shared on FB about a week ago.Here in the States it was supposedly authored by Stanford University to give it that ring of authenticity.
This one of my pet peeves-and people of all stripes are guilty.Check your info out before passing it along!Of course then FB would be 100 percent cats.


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Posted 23 March 2020 - 08:28 PM

Check your info out before passing it along!

Of course then FB would be 100 percent cats.


That would make Facebook actually tolerable
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Posted 24 March 2020 - 08:48 AM

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