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How To Safely Reopen Your Business Once Lockdown Ends

While the COVID-19 pandemic continues, cases have decreased in many parts of the world that experienced total lockdown due to the overwhelming surge of infections. In places where the curve has been successfully flattened, case numbers that could have otherwise skyrocketed if an imposed quarantine hadn’t taken place have begun to stabilize.

The virus isn’t gone, and things are still wildly different. But with many economies opening back up, safety precautions must be taken to ensure that further waves of the outbreak don’t occur.

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6 Ways To Naturally Improve Your Mental Health During Lockdown

Taking care of your mental health is an important part of overall health, even in the best of circumstances. During times of high stress, the decline of overall mental health can occur and leave a person feeling both mentally and physically ill. The rise of mental health conditions in the last 20 years has been significant, especially in young adults and adolescents. According to the World Health Organization, approximately 25% of people will suffer from some form of mental disorder during their lifetime. 

Due to the state of the world during the COVID-19 pandemic, mental health is at the top of the health priority list because of the added anxiety and worry. Many people will be plagued with worry over the health of themselves and their loved ones, unemployment and job loss, and routine changes that could lead to worsening depression or anxiety. Taking care of yourself during a global pandemic may pose its own difficulties, but there are ways to stay on top of things so your mental health doesn’t suffer.

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COVID-19: How To Monitor, Test & Manage Employees Once Lockdown Ends

The COVID-19 threat isn’t gone from communities, but lockdown measures have significantly slowed the spread of the virus, meaning businesses have begun opening their doors. When employers do start to open up, though, they need to put into place new practices to ensure that both employees and customers remain safe and healthy.

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How Serology Testing For SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus Could Lead To A Prophylactic For First Line Responders

Since the onset of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the first step in slowing the spread of the virus has been containment. Agencies and governments across the world limited or halted all travel, and quarantined or put areas in lockdown where the virus was found to be spreading. This practice of containment doesn’t work across the board, however – more needs to be done.

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How Do People Know They’ve Been Exposed To SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus If They’re Asymptomatic?

The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic spanning the globe picked up speed extremely quickly. In just a few short months, the virus spread from its suspected origin China to over 185 countries in the world. COVID-19 is a part of the coronavirus family, which includes both SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) and MERS (Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome). However, COVID-19 has spread exponentially in comparison to both SARS and MERS, both of which had worldwide cases less than 10,000.

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