Coronavirus warning: Residents get NHS text message tells them to AVOID GP

CORONAVIRUS panic is spreading in Brighton after residents were sent texts by the NHS warning them to stay away from their GP surgeries if they have a cough.

The city is at the centre of the UK outbreak, with Scout leader Steve Walsh thought to have infected up to 11 people, some of whom are abroad.  Now, some residents have been sent extraordinary alerts via the NHS’s text messaging service. 

The text reads: “If you have symptoms of a cough, fever or shortness of breath and have recently returned from a South East Asian country, do not come to the surgery, instead call NHS 111.”

The message, which comes...
source: Express

2020-02-14 03:14
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