Public health measures introduced in Scotland have protected our communities from increased exposure to the deadly virus and allowed frontline workers to continue to work safely.
“In my opinion, it is the greatest natural hazard in terms of the numbers at risk of poisoning.”
“At this stage, this will be national data though we intend to break it down regionally in the weeks ahead and add more detail to it.” Nicola Sturgeon
A spokesperson for Orkney Islands Council said:”We would reassure the public that there have categorically been no positive Covid19 tests in Orkney’s care homes, whether that be staff or residents. “
“a face covering that is 60% effective at blocking viral transmission and is worn by 60% of the population will reduce R0 to below 1.0”
On 17th of May 1749 Edward Jenner was born in Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England.
“if we consistently do lots of things that have a small effect, they add up to a significant outcome.”
‘“At such times the universe gets a little closer to us. They are strange times, times of beginnings and endings. Dangerous and powerful.”
The message to the citizens of Scotland today, 22nd of April, is to continue to stay at home except for essential supplies of food and medicine and to observe social distancing.
The presence of B. venatorum in the United Kingdom represents a new risk to humans working, living, or hiking in areas harboring infected ticks and livestock, particularly sheep.