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2 Reliable Resources of Countries With Updated Travel Entry Restrictions Due to 2019 Novel Coronavirus

Keeping up with the latest information pertaining to the current 2019 Novel Coronavirus pandemic can be as daunting a task as the proverbial drink of water out of a fire hose at full power, as it either tends to change by the minute, or new information tends to be released — especially as countries are either opening their borders or easing restrictions for visitors…

…but keeping apprised of what are the latest restrictions pertaining to countries and territories worldwide is easier, thanks to two reliable sources…

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Dispelling Five Myths About Staying Safe During 2019 Novel Coronavirus Pandemic

“Wash your hands. Don’t use public restrooms where you can avoid it (including the lavatory on board). And bring plenty of hand sanitizer, which TSA is permitting you to bring in larger than 3 ounce quantities. Wipe down your personal spaces, even knowing that airlines are doing this more than ever before. And wipe down your bags as well, and.. keep washing those hands.”

The paragraph you just read was from this article purporting to fact check as to whether…

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Stupid Tip of the Day: Do Not Idle Your Vehicle For Greater Than 10 Seconds

The dining areas of restaurants have generally been closed throughout much of the current 2019 Novel Coronavirus pandemic; and for dining establishments to survive, they have had to be creative and offer other services — such as take-out, delivery, curbside, and drive thru…

…but motorists often leave their vehicles running when they decide to use the drive thru service — and wait times of two minutes to 15 minutes are not unusual.

If you find yourself using the drive thru of a business establishment, ensure that you turn off your vehicle if you know that it will be idle — that is, having your engine on while not moving — for at least ten seconds. Beyond that point…

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Earth Day 2020: 6 Ways to Conserve Water — Especially During a Pandemic

“One of the most effective ways to slow down transmission is to wash or sanitize our hands. However, globally three billion people do not have access to even basic hand washing facilities at home. Lack of access to clean water affects vulnerability to disease and ill health. It is especially acute among those living in extreme poverty in rural areas, as well as in informal urban settlements.”

The paragraph which you just read was from…

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5 Ways to Prevent Yourself From Being Scammed During the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Pandemic

Desperate times call for desperate measures in times of crisis; and desperate people use fear to take unfair advantage of other desperate people — and the current 2019 Novel Coronavirus pandemic is no different, as teas, essential oils, and colloidal silver are some of the products which are marketed to be used to treat or prevent yourself from being affected by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus…

…and they are only a few of the many scams which have been increasing significantly in recent weeks in order to take advantage of people who fear contracting the 2019 Novel Coronavirus themselves.

The companies which sell products which they purport to treat or prevent the 2019 Novel Coronavirus have…

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2 Reliable Resources of Countries With Travel Entry Restrictions Due to 2019 Novel Coronavirus

Keeping up with the latest information pertaining to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus — which is also known as COVID-19 or 2019-nCoV — pandemic can be as daunting a task as the proverbial drink of water out of a fire hose at full power, as it either tends to change by the minute, or new information tends to be released…

…but keeping apprised of what are the latest restrictions pertaining to countries and territories worldwide is easier, thanks to two reliable sources…

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Quarantine: Who Pays the Hotel Bill?

“But in fairness the only reason I’m cautious on traveling is getting stuck somewhere in quarantine. I’m not afraid of the virus I’m not afraid to travel I’m simply afraid of getting quarantined in a hotel room ship etc outside the United States. However I’m still going to Madrid in a few weeks and my trip to Tokyo in August is still on”…

…is this comment which was posted by…

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Are Masks Effective Against 2019 Novel Coronavirus That People are Stealing Them?

The 2019 Novel Coronavirus — which is also known as COVID-19 or 2019-nCoV — has people around the world in a widespread panic and taking measures to protect themselves. One thing people are doing is purchasing masks for their faces…

…and some people are so desperate to obtain masks — whose supplies have been depleted in many stores — that they have plotted to steal them from the offices of doctors, hospitals, and medical research facilities.

“Not just people taking a couple or three, I mean just actual thefts of those products…

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Flybe Update: Other Airlines and Rail Companies to the Rescue; Two Airlines Announce Replacement Routes

“Airlines with competing routes sometimes offer special airfares to customers who are displaced or stranded by an airline which ceased operations; and as Flybe had a fleet of 63 airplanes, this scenario could possibly happen — a spokesperson for the government of the United Kingdom reportedly asked bus and train operators to accept Flybe tickets and other airlines to offer reduced rescue fares to ensure passengers are able to complete their journeys as smoothly as possible — but do not count on it.”

The paragraph you just read was from this article which appeared yesterday here at The Gate pertaining to the sudden demise of all operations of Flybe which have ceased as of yesterday, Thursday, March 5, 2020, leaving tens of thousands of passengers either stranded or scrambling as to what to do.

Several airlines and rail companies have thankfully come to the rescue for both passengers and employees of Flybe…

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