13:40 Man charged for coughing at police officer Here in the UK. a man who coughed at a police officer and claimed he had coronavirus has been charged with common assault, say Greater Manchester Police.
The officer is now self-isolating as a precaution.
Police were responding to an incident in Piccadilly Gardens on Thursday and were detaining Mateusz Rejewski, 33, who is said to have then coughed at an officer.
He has been remanded in custody and will appear at Manchester Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday on one count of common assault on an emergency service worker and one count of breaching a dispersal notice.
That's disappointing. And surprising - they knew the potential consequences.
The reaction in the rest of the world after SARS was "what was all the fuss about", and they criticised WHO. Now we know. Not that China would do it due to pressure but you'd think they would take steps to avoid this happening again.
Anyway, elsewhere, Wayne and Garth haven't aged well