British experts say turn OFF air conditioning to reduce risk of spreading coronavirus

Air conditioning units that recirculate the same air in a room need to be either turned off or used with the windows open in order to stop airborne transmission of COVID-19, according to experts. British researchers say that those who use air conditioners that recirculate the same air are at increased risk of contracting COVID-19 … Read more British experts say turn OFF air conditioning to reduce risk of spreading coronavirus

Britons land in Ibiza as ‘air bridges’ come into force – but will have to wear masks or face fines

British tourists are having to sleep on beaches in Europe after paying for rooms in hotels abroad that are still closed due to coronavirus lockdown By Ryan Fahey For MailOnline  British tourists are having to sleep on beaches in Europe after paying for rooms in hotels abroad that are still closed due to coronavirus lockdown.  Consumer … Read more Britons land in Ibiza as ‘air bridges’ come into force – but will have to wear masks or face fines

Air pollution is at 30% of pre-lockdown levels in London and major UK cities

Free-flowing traffic is making it easier to breathe: Air pollution is at 30% of pre-lockdown levels in London and major UK cities because vehicles are spending less time stuck in queues Analysis of more than 100 roadside sits found nitrogen dioxide levels were down This is despite the return of near-normal traffic levels after easing … Read more Air pollution is at 30% of pre-lockdown levels in London and major UK cities

Gatwick is eerily quiet today despite UK ‘air bridges’ coming into force

Britain’s airports remain largely deserted despite Coronavirus ‘air bridges’ finally come into force today as it was revealed that all travellers must fill in UK quarantine forms on arrival despite the policy being eased. Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted were all quiet today despite quarantine-free links with 73 countries starting up from this morning as an exclusive MailOnline … Read more Gatwick is eerily quiet today despite UK ‘air bridges’ coming into force

‘Putting hamsters on an a plane could prove whether virus can be spread through the air’

Airborne diseases are those where germs from a person’s breathe, sneeze or cough can linger in the air and travel because the droplets are very small in size.   Aerosols are so small and can linger in the air for longer and travel further. They include tiny particles like smoke, which can stay airborne for up to … Read more ‘Putting hamsters on an a plane could prove whether virus can be spread through the air’

‘Why I love the UK’: Donna Air on countryside walks and glamorous garden parties

‘Why I love the UK’: Donna Air on countryside walks and glamorous garden parties By Mail Online Reporter Published: 15:12 BST, 8 July 2020 | Updated: 15:12 BST, 8 July 2020 Donna Air talk countryside walks and glamorous garden parties After lockdown, I want to head straight to country house hotel Cliveden, in Berkshire, and … Read more ‘Why I love the UK’: Donna Air on countryside walks and glamorous garden parties

Fears Covid is airborne grow as WHO acknowledges ‘evidence emerging’ that disease passes in the air

Scientists in the World Health Organisation have admitted there is ‘evidence emerging’ coronavirus can be spread just by air. The group has been told it should update guidance to warn this is now a possible route of transmission. It came on the same day the US said it would be stepping away from the organisation next … Read more Fears Covid is airborne grow as WHO acknowledges ‘evidence emerging’ that disease passes in the air

Sony releases personal air conditioner that fits into a small pocket inside a t-shirt collar

Sony releases personal air conditioner that fits into a small pocket inside a t-shirt collar and is capable of lowering a person’s body surface temperature up to 23 degrees Fahrenheit Sony has released the Reon Pocket through online retailers in Japan The device is a personal air conditioner that fits into t-shirt collars The company … Read more Sony releases personal air conditioner that fits into a small pocket inside a t-shirt collar

Holidaymakers face ‘maze’ of red tape as only 25 of 59 ‘air bridge’ countries have no restrictions

Britons can travel to 73 destinations – including France, Italy, Spain, Germany, New Zealand, Malta and Barbados – with no mandatory quarantine upon returning to England from July 10. The government’s official website does not immediately specify whether the countries on the list will reciprocate the quarantine-free arrangements. It instead urges travellers to check the individual rules … Read more Holidaymakers face ‘maze’ of red tape as only 25 of 59 ‘air bridge’ countries have no restrictions

Holidays still in chaos as flights face being axed due to continuing confusion over air corridors

Holidays are still in chaos as flights face being axed due to continuing confusion over air corridors – with some airlines planning their schedules ‘hand to mouth’ The UK created ‘air corridors’ for residents to travel to some countries on holiday However some flights could still be cancelled due to the continuing travel chaos Several … Read more Holidays still in chaos as flights face being axed due to continuing confusion over air corridors