Post Tagged with: "COVID-19"

The earliest known deaths from COVID-19 in the US went undetected for a week

The world’s most powerful nation lacks a coherent strategy to meet the cresting viral crisis

by eCommunicator It’s a “public health train wreck in slow motion,” in the words of one health expert, and the best President Donald Trump cares to offer the thousands more Americans projected to shortly die of Covid-19 is the unsubstantiated prospect of a “beautiful surprise.” The world’s most powerful nation […]

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Half the world lacks access to essential health services (Images, The United Nations)

What Counts as ‘Essential Medical Services’?

by Casey Chalk The coronavirus crisis has certainly put a lot of things into perspective- and not just the value of relationships with our family or how much money we really need to get by. What counts as essential medical service has also become a topic of national conversation. This […]

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Stoicism in the Time of Plague

Stoicism in the Time of Plague

by Donald J. Robertson The Story of Marcus Aurelius and the Antonine Plague This is a dramatized account of the events surrounding the Antonine Plague, which spread across Europe in the late 2nd century AD. It inspired the discussion of these events in relation to Stoic philosophy found in my […]

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Teaching and Learning in COVID-19-Time

Teaching and Learning in COVID-19-Time

by Matthew Walz England declared war on Germany on September 3, 1939, just two days after the Nazis invaded Poland. It became a live question, with the Michaelmas term about to begin, whether universities in England should continue to carry out their essential task of learning. For at universities (and […]

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Be careful where you get your news about coronavirus

Be careful where you get your news about coronavirus

by Robert H. Shmerling, MD News about the new and deadly virus that appeared in Wuhan, China in December of 2019 is everywhere. The virus is now called severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and the disease it causes is called COVID-19. Where should you turn for the latest information […]

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Buhari’s first COVID-19 address

by eCommunicator Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari has given his first coronavirus address to the nation touching on a myriad of issues from containment efforts, social and economic intervention and the way forward. A major takeaway was the imposition of a lockdown on two impacted states, Lagos and Osun and also […]

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A girls makes a drawing reading "Everything is going to be alright", as part of school homework on the COVID-19 coronavirus on March 12, 2020 in Manta, near Cuneo, Northwestern Italy. (Images Marco Bertorello/AFP/GETTY Images)

Creative Ways to Work With Your Kids in the Age of Coronavirus

by eCommunicator As the new coronavirus, COVID-19, spreads throughout the world, kids are home now for a while. It’s your job as parents/guardians to keep your kids priorities and their daily activities as busy and fun as possible with or without their devices. During the weekday, it’s best to stick […]

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