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As a nation, we have experienced unprecedented events and witnessed great tragedy as a result of a virus for which we currently have no cure.
"When Autumn comes and more workplaces are open alongside schools and colleges we need to have increased walking and cycling for transport to work in this city. This will be needed alongside adapted but reliable public transport and personal car use, or we may be facing transport issues like we've never seen before."
Researchers at NUI Galway’s Health Innovation via Engineering (HIVE) Lab, led by Professor Derek O’Keeffe, have developed a new smartphone app to help with social distancing. As recommended by the World Health Organisation, one of the basic principles in minimising the spread of this infectious disease is social distancing. It is currently suggested that people should have a space of at least 2 metres around them to reduce the chance of respiratory spread of the disease from person to person.
With the outbreak of Coronavirus being declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation, people worldwide are facing a major challenge. Coronavirus has significantly affected all of our lives, but it is also challenging our ability to adapt and be resilient.
Staying healthy and ensuring our immune system remains strong has never been more important. It is essential for both our own and other people's health that we do our utmost to reduce our risks and protect ourselves from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Continued support, flexibility and guidance needed for those with mental illness and neurodevelopmental conditions - College of Psychiatrists
Vulnerable groups with mental illness and neurodevelopment conditions need extra guidance, support and flexibility in how services and treatments are delivered in these extraordinary circumstances, the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland has stated.
IAM Sold Property Auctions, which runs the Connacht, Leinster, Munster, and Northern Ireland Property Auctions, is implementing some business changes but continues to offer properties for sale via its online auction platform. Company director Patrick Folan commented: “We are very conscious of safety measures needed for staff and the general public, and we have put in place measures with staff working remotely and externally with our network of 300 partner auctioneers across the country.
NUI Galway has announced it is reviewing its existing healthcare research to repurpose it to help fight the spread of COVID-19.
Galway company Hygeia, based in Oranmore has launched a new anti-viral disinfectant which is effective against a broad spectrum of viruses and works within five minutes.
Athlone based Senator, Gab McFadden has emphasised the important role of communities in supporting their vulnerable neighbours over the coming weeks.