All about SARS-COV-2/Covid-19 in the UK

During these unprecedented events track whats going on locally with the Virus SARS-COV-2 and the dieease it causes, COVID-19

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GlobalCases Global case visualisation.
NHS Scot Cv19 NHS Scotland Information
NHS UK Cv19 NHS UK Information
RV AtHome Links to stuff to do for all ages
RoslinCv19Resiliance Facebook Group for all things local Cv19
RoslinGpSurgery Roslin Gp Surgery
UK Gov Cv19 Stats UK government statistics. CSV’s available for download
WHO Latest World Health Organisation latest updates
Worldometer Global stats, grim reading.

Community Groups

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Changeworks Affordable Warmth Stopped doing home visits. They can still help clients over the phone or online
Red Cross Penicuik Telephone welfare calls and emergency food shopping for people

Facebook Groups (Roslin and local area)

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Penicuik Ambassadors Local Penicuik Coronavirus Resilience
Roslin Coranvirus Resilience Local Roslin Coronavirus Resilience
Roslin Share Local Roslin sharing site


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RoslinTableOnTheGreen Milk, Eggs and Penicuik Storehouse pickup.

Personal protection

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DIY Mask Test of materials to make a facemask
Mask effectiveness What facemasks work best at preventing transmission

Science Papers & Links

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Alcohol consumption Study: Moderate alcohol consumption boosts bodys immune system
BBC SARS-CoV-2 on surfaces Links to lots of interesting papers, some linked below.
SARS-CoV-2 Aersol Stability Aerosol and Surface Stability of SARS-CoV-2 as Compared with SARS-CoV-1
SARS-CoV-2 Disenfectants Effective disenfectants.
SARS-CoV-2 Dutch Hospital SARS CoV 2 infection in 86 healthcare workers in two Dutch hospitals in March 2020
SARS-CoV-2 in your poo Characteristics of pediatric SARS-CoV-2 infection and potential evidence for persistent fecal viral shedding
SARS-CoV-2 on surfaces Persistence of coronaviruses on inanimate surfaces and their inactivation with biocidal agents