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The government decided to move the tightening of the mask regime to Wednesday, midnight from the original date set on Monday midnight. Under the new rules, all residents older than 15 years old will be required to wear an FFP2 respirator, a nano-mask, or two medical face masks in the following facilities: Shops Pharmacies Places of provision of services Public transport and public transport stops Airports Train stations Hospitals, medical and social institutions Personal cars in case at least one person of a different household is present On the street when it isn’t possible to maintain a two-meter social distance. In other places, a surgical mask or a different type of face coverings (such as a home-made face mask) willContinue Reading

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The average age of patients admitted to hospitals for COVID-19 is dropping, Aktualne.cz reports.  In the fall, the majority of people hospitalized for COVID-19 were over the age of 80, but now almost every tenth person admitted is under the age of 50, according to multiple health care facilities in the Czech Republic. Petr Husa, head of the Department of Infectious Diseases at the University Hospital Brno, says that since December, the number of younger patients is clearly on the rise. “Since last December, the number of patients who are of a younger age has increased, with many born after 1970. Patients between the ages of 20 and 30 are no exception, but I haven’t calculated the exact numbers.” TomášContinue Reading

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How can mentoring help you in your career? An American Prague-based executive coach, Kristin Laronca Parpel, shares everything you need to know about mentoring before deciding to look for a mentor yourself. Who is it for? What do you need to invest in as a mentee? How to tell a good mentor from a bad one? Let’s have a closer look. Who is mentoring for? “It’s for somebody willing to look in the mirror. Someone who is brave and who wants to work on their personal development,” says Kristin. “If I talk to a potential coachee or mentee and I feel like they don’t want to be there for whatever reason, I tell them – why don’t you give itContinue Reading