Struggle with COVID-19 Months After Diagnosis

By Luca Powell, THE CITY This article was originally published on Sep 15 at 9:24pm EDT by THE CITY. Sign up here to get the latest stories from THE CITY delivered to you each morning. The illness was supposed to last for three weeks, doctors told her. But weeks four through six of COVID-19 were … Continue reading Struggle with COVID-19 Months After Diagnosis

Post-coronavirus, how can we achieve food justice?

By Sarah Wild Horizon Sep. 15, 2020 The coronavirus pandemic disrupted the global food system and emphasised its structural inequity – from unequal food distribution to workers in the system going hungry. Experts are calling for a reimagining of the way we produce and distribute food so that everyone can access quality food. Despite producing … Continue reading Post-coronavirus, how can we achieve food justice?

Child care was already dysfunctional. COVID-19 could break it completely

As Washington state pushes through the pandemic, a shortage of child care options forces parents and providers to make difficult choices. By Melissa Santos / Crosscut.com Sept. 14, 2020 First, COVID-19 closed the in-home day care where Patty Liu sent her preschool-age children. Then, two weeks later, she was laid off from her job. Quickly, Liu … Continue reading Child care was already dysfunctional. COVID-19 could break it completely

I tested positive for Covid-19 antibodies – what now?

As immunologists struggle to understand the immune response, psychologists want to know how infected people will think and behave after they recover By David Adam Knowable Magazine Sep. 9, 2020 It’s more difficult to squeeze blood from a hole in your finger than you might think — I milked a cow once, and the technique … Continue reading I tested positive for Covid-19 antibodies – what now?

Technology Divide Between Senior ‘Haves’ And ‘Have-Nots’ Roils Pandemic Response

By Judith Graham Kaiser Health News Jul 24, 2020 Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels Family gatherings on Zoom and FaceTime. Online orders from grocery stores and pharmacies. Telehealth appointments with physicians. These have been lifesavers for many older adults staying at home during the coronavirus pandemic. But an unprecedented shift to virtual interactions has a downside: Large numbers of … Continue reading Technology Divide Between Senior ‘Haves’ And ‘Have-Nots’ Roils Pandemic Response

COVID-19 Lockdowns Dramatically Reduced Seismic Noise From Humans

Small ground vibrations generated by everyday activities dropped up to 50 percent in places By Carolyn Gramling Science News Jul 23, 2020 At 2:32 PM Photo by Life Of Pix from Pexels Widespread global lockdowns resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic reduced the amount of seismic noise produced by humans by up to 50 percent in some places, a new … Continue reading COVID-19 Lockdowns Dramatically Reduced Seismic Noise From Humans

Scientists Want To Know More About Using UV Light to Fight COVID-19 Spread

By Will Stone Kaiser Health News Jul 22, 2020 High up near the ceiling, in the dining room of his Seattle-area restaurant, Musa Firat recently installed a “killing zone” — a place where swaths of invisible electromagnetic energy penetrate the air, ready to disarm the coronavirus and other dangerous pathogens that drift upward in tiny, airborne particles. … Continue reading Scientists Want To Know More About Using UV Light to Fight COVID-19 Spread

COVID-19 Vaccines By Oxford, CanSino And Pfizer All Trigger Immune Responses

Volunteers who got the vaccine candidates made antibodies and T cells against the coronavirus By Tina Hesman Saey Science News Jul 21, 2020 At 12:46 PM More coronavirus vaccine candidates have passed initial safety tests and induce immune responses that might protect against the virus. All volunteers in a small clinical trial who were given an … Continue reading COVID-19 Vaccines By Oxford, CanSino And Pfizer All Trigger Immune Responses

Teacher Anxiety Is On The Rise. Will Their Unions Emerge As A Force In The School Reopening Debate?

By Kalyn Belsha, Chalkbeat Jul 20, 5:46pm EDT "Teacher anxiety is on the rise. Will their unions emerge as a force in the school reopening debate? was originally published by Chalkbeat, a nonprofit news organization covering public education. Sign up for their newsletters here: ckbe.at/newsletters” As virus counts rise and teacher anxiety spikes, one big … Continue reading Teacher Anxiety Is On The Rise. Will Their Unions Emerge As A Force In The School Reopening Debate?