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tv   Corona Special  Deutsche Welle  July 17, 2020 8:15am-8:30am CEST

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sure national committee for the red cross which provides the space the uniforms and the crutches all of which help to in many cases besley increased levels of self-esteem. this is deja vu news live from berlin i'm brian thomas for the entire team thanks so much for being here. combating the corona pandemic. where does research stand. what are scientists learning. background information and news. our corona update. from the covert 19 special next on d w. in the art of climate change. or souvenirs. it seems to be.
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one to use today of the future of. g.w. dot com the 2nd legacy of the multimedia. church. came . after calling 900 cases are spiking again in some regions and the fears of a 2nd wave are real the list of authorities around the world reimposing coronavirus going to knock downs is growing california has banned going to bars and eating inside in restaurants. south african authorities have reimposed a curfew and an alcohol ban. with no vaccine millions across the world face similar prospects if cope with 19 cases continue to grow. welcome to you covered
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not in special and d.-w. on want to get in but lend good to have you with us so experts have been warning us . can't waive saying it would most likely hit in winter but as we know by now science cove to is full of surprises israel managed the 1st wave really well but only weeks later the country is struggling with a new corona virus outbreak case numbers had record highs this week the new normal 1st register your personal details and take a temperature check before you can enter a cafe into. student wonderfully is story that the number of coronavirus cases is once again pricing sharply she lost her part time job during the lockdown in march and april now she is facing renewed uncertainty. but i want to read of the health issues and the economic situation students are getting infected
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people my age it's not only the over 60 s so it's frightening. and financially i'm still unemployed i still have to pay my rent. and i'm telling mom and they're. only on israel closed its borders and imposed a strict lockdown for several weeks at a cost unemployment rose from $4.00 to more than 20 percent but schools and businesses started to reopen in may a few weeks ago it looked like to get it its way quite well through the koran a pandemic that has changed dramatically special corner wards and hospitals and right through testing centers like this one had to be reopened these testing stations had closed because there was no demand now cars are lining up again experts are discussing what went wrong there were no strategic preparation. what will happen after the logged on and what we've seen now is
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a 2nd wave is that it is a result of that in action doing this is the fairest way and it's unfortunate because we were one of the few countries which ended the 1st wave with $300.00. fewer infections and we could have revived a corner on the very word prime minister binyamin netanyahu was widely praised for his handling of the crisis 1st time around limiting the number of people in public areas and restaurants. it feels like it deja vu for shift done lovitz who had just reopened this fish restaurant in tel aviv you don't know if you're going to work tomorrow or in our. last. tap and it was very surprising. this time we are more ready for that. but still the uncertainty very. confusing another prolonged lockdown might
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still be on the cards a dismal prospect for most israelis who thought the worst was already over. and israelis aren't alone of course that threat is on the press and how do we deal with that steven taylor is professor and clinical psychologist and the department of psychiatry at the university of british columbia in vancouver and he's also the author of the psychology of pandemics preparing for the next global outbreak of infectious diseases it's so good to have you with us let me start by asking you do you cope with the pandemic. well it's important to set a structure for yourself and to set realistic expectations as we know those pandemic will be eventual be over we don't know when but it is trying keep on with your life as normally as you possibly can so but some people find that very difficult what would you say is worse for our psyche in such a situation having to deal with an invisible but potentially lethal virus or having
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to give up our social habits well it depends on the person some people have no problem giving up this the social habits are quite happy to sit at home other people find it very difficult so very much differs from person to person. people are experiencing this pandemic in different ways to some people the biggest concern of the socio economic impacts like not having a job for other people who might have preexisting medical conditions the biggest concerns of their physical health and what is vice could you pabst give those who who really find it difficult to deal with it. well they need to reach out i mean you could reach out to friends and family and connect with those individuals if that doesn't work there are internet resources where you can go online and get help for anxiety related problems so those sorts of things is important to do sorts of planning are a lot of resources out there were people need to go and look for them and what how big
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a role does our psyche have in actually spreading the virus are we actually contributing to spreading the virus. well viruses spread it depends on what people do choose not to do if the lockdown ends and we go out of pubs and parks and beaches and and congregate together that is going to contribute to the the the arrival of the next wave so we need to consider our behavior that plays a vital role in the spreading and containment of infection and professor taylor and i report because you touched touched upon something our behavior in this report we heard that israel hadn't prepared for the time after the lockdown so what lessons can be learned what what could or should we do that at least we can prevent to the 2nd way for deal with it or what we need to understand from a start it's very difficult to predict how things will unfold there are a lot of uncertainties and what's going to make it easier for people who have to go into a 2nd lockdown if health authorities can use the modeling or use the lessons i've
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learned from the 1st lockdown to try and predict how long the 2nd lockdown will last that's going to help people cope if people are told ok you got to be in lockdown for say 6 weeks that's going to be a lot easier for them to deal with than if they didn't know how long they're going to be and so making this whole experience more predictable more controllable is going to ease the stress on people and therefore make it easier for them to comply with lockdown professor steven taylor there from the department of psychiatry at the university of british columbia it's certainly a learning by doing thank you so much for your expertise and your time. thanks very much. well i'm sure you'll have many many more questions and to now is the time for some more of those our science correspondent eric williams stands by under ready to get some on says. the mother who is a symptomatic breastfeeding. it must be terrifying for the mother of an infant to
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test positive for a covert 19 whether she displays symptoms or not because the relationship is such an intimate one physically that it seems highly unlikely that the baby won't contract the disease as well despite the threat though both the w.h.o. and most national health authorities urge mothers who have tested positive for the disease whether they're symptomatic or not to continue to breastfeed because the benefits of breastfeeding and skin to skin contact between mother and child a substantially outweigh any risks associated with coded 19 for the child so it still isn't 100 percent certain that breast milk always remains completely free from the virus but but the evidence indicates that it's not really spread that way the mothers who test positive should however follow
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a list of precautions to try to prevent passing the virus along to their baby if this is an issue for you i recommend really taking the time to read the much more extensive information posted on the w.h.o. and c.d.c. websites that can actually help calm your fears especially to learn that most newborns and infants who get to have it 19 have mild or no symptoms and will eventually as far as we can tell recover fully. so why do most infected newborns recover it easily. we aren't certain why there are. so few reports of babies with severe cases of covert 19 because that isn't the case with other respiratory diseases like like influenza for example but there are several hypotheses that could be that differences between the infant immune system and the adult immune system are playing
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a role babies have higher numbers of some by risk killing immune cells than adults have. infant immune systems are also less likely to plunge into into dangerous cytokine storms and and and don't forget that kids are not yet saddled with all this sort of baggage of co-morbidities that we acquire in the course of our lives things like like heart disease and diabetes a more contested school of thought says that because babies have fewer ace 2 receptors which are those receptor is that the virus uses to get into the cell that that's having an effect on disease severity but whatever's causing the phenomenon it's really not the 1st time that we've seen it in connection with a corona virus and children were also less affected during the sars and mers
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epidemics. and you can post your questions today on our you tube channel if you'd like to keep up with the latest developments on the coronavirus to subscribe to our new site to just log on to d w dot com corona dash. well 2nd wave or no 2nd wave staying safe is a good policy in any case now one couple in brazil who is doing so in style once they get to their spacesuits on they're ready to take on the world. and are both in their mid sixty's and are in high risk groups they hope to send a message with their gear that everyone must protect themselves especially in countries hard hit the coronavirus like brazil. i hope they also have some ventilator i can dish an inside look very hot but good
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idea well that's all the time we have for this edition of 19 special oh you can always find out more on our website as i mentioned for me in the team thanks for watching. spain has seen 25000 covert 1000 related test in old people's cars how did it come to this icy use turn such patients away. don't treat presidents of old people's homes. i'm not a result lost her parents. and many others want justice world to college to play. w. . 2 point strong opinions clear positions international perspectives. the coronavirus threatens our health also science research and our
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economies so when it comes to the other huge challenge climate change water if we look from become room the pandemic joined b.m.i. get some turning point shortly. to the point. in 60 minutes on t w. this. some dope story a stubborn rice farmer from thailand. his people. his credo no chemicals. his wife thought it was crazy. to. treat him successfully.
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starts july 27th. hello and welcome to focus on europe with me liz show the coronavirus seems to be under control and europe but still experts warn of a possible 2nd wave of infections especially since the some people are here to no longer be following safety measures on the spanish island of majorca hundreds of tourists were seen partying on this.


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