COVID-19 and the 6 degrees of separation; #TheCOVIDDiaries

6 degrees of separation refers to the idea that between individuals, there are six social connections or less. That if you pick any two random people on earth, they are separated by six social connections or less. Also called the ‘Six Handshakes rule’, the idea was originally propounded by Hungarian author Frigyes Karinthy, and popularized […]

to mask or not to mask? #TheCOVIDDiaries

In the wake of the global COVID-19 pandemic, a previously often overlooked item in the doctor’s tool bag has suddenly gained worldwide prominence – the surgical face mask. Chances are that unless you’re Asian or lived in Asia prior to the outbreak, you probably never saw so many face masks on the street in your […]


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