Recent headlines have suggested COVID-19 can spread up to four metres, drawing into question the current advice to maintain 1.5 metres between people to prevent the spread of the virus.
In the classic ’80s comedy Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, the titular Ferris justifies taking a sickie with the following quote: “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.”
Whether or not there’s any actual science behind it, lots of people swear by the sickness-busting properties of raw garlic. Some of my friends and family will actually chow down on raw cloves in an attempt to send their symptoms packing.