Coronavirus special topics

The ongoing Coronavirus pandemic affects us all and has turned our daily lives upside down.
Our explanation experts™ are working hard to simplify the latest information available on COVID-19, and share some useful tips and step-by-step guides to help you manage your everyday routine more effectively during this time.
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The current Coronavirus outbreak is dominating the news all over the world. Why? This respiratory disease is highly contagious and spreads fast. Washing hands frequently, minimising travel, and monitoring symptoms are preventive measures everyone can take.

Coronavirus keeps spreading and affecting everyday life. Many companies are encouraging their employees to work from home, a new dynamic for many people. Here are some tips on how to make the best out of this situation.

The rapid spread of Coronavirus and the shut down of schools and day cares has affected every parent’s work routines. Here are some good tips on how you can work successfully from home with kids and manage to stay productive and organised.

The Coronavirus pandemic has transformed everyone’s daily routines. But how to explain what’s going on to your kids without it sounding too complicated? Here’s a video we made to explain Coronavirus to our younger audience in a clear and simple way.

Please be safe and practice Social Distancing to help flatten the curve! Here is a video we created to explain how to respect Social Distancing during the Coronavirus outbreak, why it’s important, and what you can expect in the upcoming months!

With Coronavirus putting a strain on food supplies and confining us to our homes, now it’s a great time to get creative in the kitchen and learn how to prepare delicious meals using a few simple ingredients.

Watch this mysimpleshow video and try out some basic, traditional recipes from around the world.

We explain how some countries in Asia are dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic and what other countries can learn to prevent the spread of Coronavirus.

Would you like to make a donation to help stop coronavirus? Watch this video for more information about the COVID 19 Solidarity Response Fund and how you can financially contribute to their causes.

COVID-19 has gone from a large outbreak to being labelled as a pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO). But what exactly is a pandemic? And how does it differ from an outbreak or an epidemic? Watch this simpleshow and find out what defines a pandemic.

Many people who’ve been travelling recently or feeling poorly have been asked to self-quarantine. Others have also decided to do so in order to avoid contamination. But what exactly should you be doing during this time? Watch this simpleshow to find out everything there is to know about self-quarantine.

Working from home sounds great, but spending hours sitting down in one spot…not so much. We put together some useful tips for you to exercise and stay healthy while self-isolating or simply working from home.

As we all adjust to what could be the new normal, we seek new ways to maintain employee productivity, stay connected and keep everyone informed. Learn how you can support continued effective communication within your organisation.

With tragic news of the COVID-19 pandemic spreading like wildfire, we know it can be challenging to keep a positive mindset. That’s why we made this simpleshow to remind you of and help you focus on all the good that’s been happening in the world as a result of self-isolation.

What should you do if you test positive for Coronavirus? Here are a few steps you can take to ensure you receive proper care and protect others from getting infected.

As a result of the Coronavirus outbreak, panic has rapidly spread and many people have resolved to hoarding items such as food staples, cleaning products and medical supplies. But that’s causing more damage than good. Find out why panic buying is a bad idea.

At times when we are feeling most vulnerable and powerless, the one thing we can do is come together and be supportive of each other. Here are a few ways you can help your community deal with the catastrophic effects of the current Coronavirus pandemic. Share this simpleshow with your network and do your part in fighting this disease.

We’ve learned that one way to protect ourselves from contracting the Coronavirus is to wear a mask at all times when leaving our homes.

Although it seems like quite a simple and straightforward task, experts warn us that performing it in the wrong way could cause more damage than good. So what’s the proper way of wearing and removing a mask?

As we are encouraged to work from home due to the Coronavirus pandemic and in person meetings turn into video conferences, several challenges arise.

Here’re a few tips on how you can make the most of your online meetings and make sure you’re able to maintain productivity for you and your team.

Working from home and abiding by strict self-isolation rules can take a toll on your mental health. But now more than ever, it’s important that you keep your head up and maintain a positive mindset. Watch this simpleshow and learn a few tips that can help you stay healthy and reduce the negative effects of the global pandemic.

With numbers of people infected by Coronavirus reaching new heights every day, experts have started talking about the importance of flattening the curve. But what does that imply, exactly? We made this simpleshow to explain the meaning of flattening the curve and how it affects our chances of defeating the virus. Watch and share with your network to ensure we all do our part in ending this pandemic

The Coronavirus pandemic has affected millions across the globe and each country has resorted to different extraordinary measures in order to minimise and contain its impact. Watch this simpleshow and find out what are the steps the US Government is taking in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Both governments and news reporters have been keeping accounts of the number of people that are being tested for Coronavirus – with many arguing that these figures are not high enough. But why is testing for COVID-19 so crucial?

Watch this simpleshow and find out!

As weeks go by and more time is devoted to studying the Coronavirus disease, new information becomes available to us. While many believe that young people shouldn’t worry too much about the COVID-19 pandemic, recent numbers show quite the contrary. Learn more about it in this simpleshow.

Self-isolating during these unusual times can bring about high levels of stress and anxiety, especially when living alone. Luckily, there are still a few things you can do to lift yourself up! Check out this simpleshow and find out.

Staying positive during these challenging times can be difficult, but it’s crucial.

Watch this simpleshow and discover a few tips that can help you protect your mental health and focus on self-care.

In order to help flatten the curve during the Coronavirus pandemic, we’ve been told to remain at home and to only go out for what has been defined as ‘essential activities’. But what exactly are these so-called ‘essential activities’? Find out.

Crowded places are a definitive no-no, but even in times of Coronavirus, we can’t avoid shopping. Here are some risks you should be aware of when going shopping and a few helpful tips on how you can ensure your and others’ safety.

Wearing a face mask when out in public can help prevent the spread of Coronavirus. Watch this simpleshow and learn everything you need to know about face masks and how to effectively use them.

At times of Coronavirus, one thing you can do to reduce the risk of infection is wash your hands with soap and water often.

Watch this simpleshow to learn the proper way.

As Coronavirus keeps spreading, you may be wondering what’s the best way to protect yourself. Since the virus is transmitted from person to person, your safest bet is to avoid exposure. Learn other ways to stay safe during these troubling times.

Whether through the news or articles online, you have probably heard of the term Novel Coronavirus over the last few days. But what exactly does it mean?

Find out more about Novel Coronavirus in this video.

At times of Coronavirus, companies need to adapt to a more virtual workflow. But that doesn’t mean lower productivity. Here’re some ways you can leverage the digital world to make sure your business is running smoothly.

With the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak, many people who travel a lot for work are wondering what kind of precautions should they take.

Here is what you should know when planning your next business trip.

Did you know that Singapore has a specific color-coded system that’s activated in response to a pandemic? Check out this simpleshow and learn all about DORSCON – aka Disease Outbreak Response System Condition – and how it helps the Singaporean government.

One way of eradicating an infectious disease – such as Coronavirus – is through herd immunity.

How exactly does that work?

Watch this simpleshow and find out.

COVID-19 and Influenza are both respiratory diseases and show similar symptoms, which can be confusing! In this simpleshow we explain how the two diseases differ from each other and what’s the best way to contain the spread of Coronavirus.

During this public health crisis, does your company have a plan to support remote work at scale?

Watch this simpleshow and learn a few ways to ensure your team stays productive and keeps working effectively.

As Coronavirus spreads, so do false myths. Watch this simpleshow and learn what are some of the most popular misconceptions that have been circulating about COVID-19. Share this video with your network and do your part in debunking Coronavirus myths!

As COVID-19 continues to spread, work moves online and traditional classroom teaching switches to e-learning. Watch this simpleshow and learn a few tips to help your kids adjust to this new way of learning.

Let’s not forget about our doctors and nurses who are sacrificing everything to stop the spread of Coronavirus and save lives. We took a moment to honor the healthcare workers on the frontline.

The panic and misinformation caused by the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic have led to different types of social stigma. Watch this simpleshow and learn what it means to suffer from social stigma and how it can affect our chances at a full and rapid recovery.

Following the Coronavirus outbreak, hand sanitizer and face masks have become the new hot commodities. Watch this simpleshow to learn how you can make these items at home.

Spending more time at home is stimulating many people’s creativity. We put together some helpful tips and exciting DIY projects for those who feel like trying out something new, in the kitchen and elsewhere.

Self-isolation doesn’t have to be self-hibernation! Quarantine is a great opportunity to get on with those domestic tasks you never had enough time to tackle before. Need some inspiration?

Ventilators are key medical devices to help patients recover from Coronavirus.

Watch this simpleshow and learn all about the different types of ventilators and how they function.

Scientists worldwide are working tirelessly on developing an effective vaccine to stop the spread of COVID-19. Here are some treatments and medications they’re currently testing.

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics have been postponed to July 23 2021 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. What are the potential outcomes? Watch this simpleshow and find out.

Social distancing is one of the key ways to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, but not everyone can abide to those rules. Watch this simpleshow and find out what actions can be taken to support these workers through the ongoing pandemic.

For millennials the Coronavirus economic blow and public health crisis may awaken bad memories, but they’re still pulling through. In this simpleshow we explain some of the ways millennials are contributing to the ongoing pandemic and supporting communities with innovative ideas.

The ongoing pandemic has caused major disruption to various small businesses. As many enterprises seek new ways to stay afloat, here are some helpful tips on how to adapt to and make the most of the current situation.

As the Coronavirus continues to spread, contactless greetings have become the norm.

We explain a few alternative ways to safely approach and greet your friends and colleagues.

Taiwan’s response to COVID-19 has been among the best globally. So how has the Taiwanese government kept the virus under control? Watch this simpleshow and learn about the key measures they took.

As businesses around the world gradually reopen their doors, conducting daily temperature checks on their employees before entering the workplace becomes the new routine. Watch this simpleshow and learn the best ways to ensure your workers’ safety.

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has taught us to reevaluate the importance of the people around us. Let’s use this time to virtually reconnect with our loved ones and get through this crisis together!

During this public health crisis, several institutions – including museums – are shutting down for safety measures. Luckily, you can still wander galleries’ halls from the comfort of your home.

It’s everyone’s social responsibility to comply with government measures and ensure we’re not putting others at risk. But social responsibility should start with self-care – find out how.