Welcome to Number 16, the fun website that focuses on words, language and literature. It also contains quizzes and opinion pieces. Number 16 is named after my favourite number. I am Joanne Madden and I'm from Toronto, Canada. To find out what I have written on any topic, use the search box directly below. For TV trivia, please check my other website, TV Banter (www.tvbanter.net).
What is needed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) is knowledge and information, not fear and panic. The most trustworthy information comes from the World Health Organisation (WHO). Number 16 would like to share with you 5 Golden Rules provided by WHO. - Joanne
5 Golden Rules to help stop coronavirus
Wash your hands regularly and thoroughly.
Keep a safe distance from anybody coughing or sneezing (at least 1 metre / 3 feet).
Minimise touching your face.
Sneeze and cough into your elbow or tissue.
If you have symptoms, stay at home and call for medical care early.