Coronavirus disease 2019 #COVID-19

Many have been trying to make sense of the #COVID19 pandemic & its implications. Since I'm not an epidemiologist I can only quote experts. I've put this provisional summary of research findings together in the hope of dispelling conspiracy theories & inspiring others to contribute. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by … Continue reading Coronavirus disease 2019 #COVID-19

#COVID19 and writing about Jakarta Dois

  Being forced to remain at home for long periods through this pandemic is an existential challenge for some, for me it's ushered in a new dawn for my creative writing. There is no longer the excuse or distraction of browsing through Chinatown or Little India. People in my age group have been advised to … Continue reading #COVID19 and writing about Jakarta Dois

Remaining mentally healthy during the #COVID19 pandemic

Several days ago I posted the World Health Organisation's reflections on social and mental health in the time of the COVID19 outbreak, Mental Health and Psychosocial Considerations During COVID-19 Outbreak. My contributionI enjoy walking, and as someone in one of the groups at risk COVID19 complications, it both strengthens and relaxes me. Walking is a … Continue reading Remaining mentally healthy during the #COVID19 pandemic

WHO Launches #COVID19 Health Alerts via #WhatsApp

The WHO is now bringing facts to billions via WhatsApp, explaining that using WhatsApp has the potential to reach 2 billion people. Click on the image for more information or send Hi to +41 22 501 75 96 on WhatsApp Installing WhatsApp If you don't already have WhatsApp Visit on your mobile phone to … Continue reading WHO Launches #COVID19 Health Alerts via #WhatsApp