Go Back   English Forum Switzerland > Living in Switzerland > Daily life  
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
  #1  
Old 11.05.2020, 08:04
Forum Veteran
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Vaud
Posts: 1,013
Groaned at 126 Times in 62 Posts
Thanked 515 Times in 275 Posts
markalex has an excellent reputationmarkalex has an excellent reputationmarkalex has an excellent reputationmarkalex has an excellent reputation
Covid-19 Source

Watched a BBC video about the origins of hand washing. In it they told a horror story of a child birth deaths in Austria i think it was being reduced from 18% to 1% cause consultants started to wash their hands. Apparently they had been rushing between autopsies of dead patients to live ones giving birth without washing their hands... obviously this was I think more than a century ago.

I didn't think of it at the time, but there is a link with covid-19 live animal markets and this story. Imagine in Wuhan in a market you can buy live fish or indeed dead ones and even fruit and vegetables.

Do you see connection, obviously the people behind the market stalls don't wash their hands between fishing out a fish for you and picking up a slab of meat and then a few apples & some carrots maybe. This is why these sort of markets should have been banned 20 years ago when SARS came out of them.
 

Tags
covid-19 source




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Update COVID-19: Dog Training CherryTree2014 Pet corner 4 23.12.2020 11:30
COVID-19 and legality Uaby Employment 39 22.05.2020 13:18
Back to work, after covid-19 markalex Daily life 48 29.04.2020 14:34
Financial Help for the Self-Employed due to Covid-19 Konuku Business & entrepreneur 1 22.03.2020 17:30
COVID-19 family situation Mr. Happy Family matters/health 14 19.03.2020 09:59


All times are GMT +2. The time now is 06:51.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
LinkBacks Enabled by vBSEO 3.1.0