#5Things: Trump breaking regulations, weather conditions in KZN, and more

#5Things: Trump breaking regulations, weather conditions in KZN, and more

Five stories from around the globe that Darren, Keri, and Sky don't want you to start your day without knowing.

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1. Trump breaking quarantine rules

President Trump claims to understand Coronavirus better after contracting it. There has been a massive public outcry after Trump’s boredom caused him to break quarantine regulations to drive in a sealed car and wave at ‘fans’. President Donald Trump is getting almost every medicine available to help fight off the coronavirus.

READ: Trump criticized for leaving hospital to greet supporters

2. Weather conditions in KZN

Steady rainfall over the past 60 hours has had the most beneficial effect on the dams in KZN. The increase in the level of this dam will now stabilise the situation, ending concerns of possible water shortages in its supply areas. The roads are still wet - please don’t drive like an idiot!

READ: Rainfall brings relief to some water-stressed KZN dams

3. What would happen if I dug a hole straight down and didn’t stop?

It’s a question posed in many a beer-fuelled, Friday night pub discussion, and it’s one that needn’t be pondered for much longer, because Antipodesmap.com allows users to enter any location in the world and see what lies directly on the other side of the world. If we start digging now, we’ll end up in the middle of the North Pacific ocean by lunch.

4. Awkward Situation: Drunk student gets stuck inside washing machine

A young British student got stuck in a tumble dryer for some reason. After realising that she was stuck, firefighters were called to the scene as the university student said they “save cats from trees” so maybe they would “save students from tumble dryers”

Watch the video here

5. Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to Scientists Who Discovered Hepatitis C Virus

The 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded jointly to Harvey J Alter, Michael Houghton, and Charles M Rice for the discovery of the Hepatitis C virus. The scientists made key discoveries that led to the identification of the Hepatitis C virus in 1989. Until then, the discovery of Hepatitis A and B had been critical steps forward. However, the majority of blood-borne hepatitis cases remained unexplained.

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