#pandemic

Entertainment | Humor

What Does America’s Coronavirus Response Look Like Abroad? | NYT Opinion

The United States leads the world in Covid-19 deaths, nearing 150,000 lost lives. The unemployment figures brought on by the pandemic are mind-boggling. The ...

News | News

Los Angeles to shut off water and power to homes hosting large parties or gatherings

The announcement comes hours after the city introduced a motion to increase penalties for property owners who hold large house parties in violation of public health orders.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Could a Janky, Jury-Rigged Air Purifier Help Fight Covid-19? | WIRED

Indoor-air experts think: Sure, maybe. Why the hell not? We convinced the CEO of an air filter company to give it a try.

Business & Finance | Business

Sales Tactics to Survive the Extended Effects of the Pandemic

The default setting for growth for most ambitious companies is to try to win new logos. Find new customers, sign new deals, and build the company on the back of this steady stream of new business.

News | News

What Lockdown 2.0 Looks Like: Harsher Rules, Deeper Confusion

Melbourne, Australia’s second-largest city, is becoming a case study in handling a second wave of infections. There are lots of unanswered questions.

News | News

Ten bucks left, no place to go: How the pandemic and a broken unemployment system are upending people’s lives

Ten bucks left, no place to go: How the pandemic and a broken unemployment system are upending people’s lives

Travel | Travel ideas

How Italy Turned Around Its Coronavirus Calamity - The New York Times

After a stumbling start, the country has gone from being a global pariah to a model — however imperfect — of viral containment that holds lessons for its neighbors and for the United States.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

No One Knows What Thailand Is Doing Right, but So Far, It’s Working - The New York Times

Can the country’s low rate of Covid-19 infections be attributed to culture? Genetics? Face masks? Or a combination of all three?

Health & Fitness | Health News

How Long Does Coronavirus Last? What to Expect if You Contract COVID-19

How long does a case of coronavirus last? Find out the COVID-19 symptoms to expect day by day if you contract the virus, according to experts.

Health & Fitness | News Items

The Biggest Psychological Experiment in History Is Running Now - Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

News | NEWS

Asymptomatic spread of coronavirus is 'very rare,' WHO says

Government responses should focus on detecting and isolating infected people with symptoms, said the WHO's Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove.

Advice & Self-Help | Dr Dyan Blog

Compassion and Healing as We Move Forward | Dr. Dyan

These 2 simple principles can support compassion and healing for couples, families, workers, and in issues of race, gender, and spirituality.

News | Antisemitism Watch

New Oxford University Study Finds Almost 20% of Britons Believe Jews Behind Coronavirus Pandemic

A healthcare worker wheels a patient on a stretcher into the Wyckoff Heights Medical Center during the outbreak of the …

Miscellaneous | Opinion

We Are in the Middle of an Unprecedented Climate Experiment

The pandemic has shut down the most polluting industries around the world and turned us all into more adaptable consumers. That still isn't enough.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

High Doses Of Vitamin D Cannot Prevent Nor Treat COVID-19, Study Warns

Reports are claiming that lots of vitamin D (higher than 4000IU/d) can help fight off COVID-19 and stop the virus from manifesting severe symptoms.

Advice & Self-Help | Dr Dyan Blog

Mental Health & the Impact of This Pandemic: | Dr. Dyan

How can we protect and support our mental health during the global pandemic? Here are 7 simple tips that can grow our awareness and help us stay strong.

Business & Finance | Business

This Startup's Pivot Aims to Help Other Struggling Businesses Amid the Pandemic | Inc.

The pandemic wiped out most of the SnapBar's photo booth business. In response, the founders immediately launched a gift box service that also helps other local companies.

Music | Music

The Pandemic Kicked The Rolling Stones Off The Road, So Ronnie Wood Revived His Art Studio In Quarantine

The collages and etchings caught the eye of Other Art Fair founder Ryan Stanier, who met with Wood to the rocker’s London studio and discuss the art.

News | News

‘Don’t Come’: Hawaii Enforces Strict Lockdown Measures

Venturing out of a hotel room in Hawaii right now might land you in handcuffs.

Entertainment | Humor

Bible Scholars Confirm 'Do Not Be Anxious' Does Not Apply In A Global Pandemic

U.S.—Scholars across the nation have come to an agreement that the biblical commands not to be anxious do not apply in a global pandemic.From Jesus's command not to be anxious in Matthew 6 to Paul's similar exhortation in Philippians 4, none

Science & Technology | Science

T cells found in COVID-19 patients ‘bode well’ for long-term immunity | Science

New findings suggest past infections may offer some protection against the novel coronavirus

Health & Fitness | HEALTH

Global survey shows link between COVID-19 patients and taste, smell loss

Findings could help distinguish coronavirus patients from those with colds or flu, researchers say

History | History

Woodstock Occurred in the Middle of a Pandemic – AIER

The contrast between 1968 and 2020 couldn’t be more striking. They were smart. We are idiots. Or at least our governments are.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

8 Proven Techniques for Parents to Prioritize Their Mental Health During the Pandemic

Parenting experts and influencers share how they are managing stress and anxiety throughout COVID-19.

News | News

Coronavirus pandemic may lead to 75,000 "deaths of despair" from suicide, drug and alcohol abuse, study says - CBS News

Job loss, isolation and anxiety could lead to more deaths from suicide and substance abuse over the next 10 years, researchers say.

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

Israel Makes ‘Significant Breakthrough’ In Developing Coronavirus Antidote

Israel’s main biological research lab has reportedly made a “significant breakthrough” in the fight against the coronavirus as it has isolated a key antibody that will go toward potential treatments for the virus. Defense Minister Naftal

Politics | Politics

France Discovers Coronavirus From China Hit Their Country Much Sooner Than Realized

A hospital in France that retested old samples from pneumonia patients found that it got its first confirmed case of the coronavirus, which originated in Wuhan, China, back in late December — nearly a month earlier than previously expected. “Yves Co

Miscellaneous | Places You Can Still Go

As Insurance Claims Are Denied, Classic L.A. Restaurants Are Struggling to Weather the Pandemic

Beloved local haunts report they won't see a dime from their insurers, but Musso & Frank Grill is fighting back

Science & Technology | Science & Space

South Korea says recovered coronavirus patients who tested positive again did not relapse: Tests picked up 'dead virus fragments'

The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was worried the virus was reactivating after people recovered, but scientists dismissed the fear.

News | News

Did you already have coronavirus in January or February?

With the recent news that two Californians died of COVID-19 in February, three weeks earlier than the United States' first known death from the disease, it has become clear that the coronavirus was spreading in the United States long before it was detecte

Psychology | Psychology

The pandemic is messing with our concept of time

If it feels like your brain is turning into mush, you're not alone. Experts say it all has to do with how the pandemic is affecting our cognitive health -- meaning, our ability to clearly think, learn and remember.

Business & Finance | Business

Pandemic forces fundraising founders to accept ‘discounts across the board’ | TechCrunch

Startup founders who are fundraising in this climate should expect venture investors to take a huge chunk out of their valuation expectations. “What we’re seeing across the board is discounts,” says Mike Janke, co-founder of early-stage cybersecurity inve

Health & Fitness | News Items

Jane Goodall Says Pandemic Is Due to 'Little Respect for the Natural World' but There's Hope for This Planet Yet

Goodall talks to Newsweek about the pandemic, her new documentary and the most important message she hopes her life's work leaves behind.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

Planning for Life Post-Pandemic — Lemonade To Lace

Hey y’all. I hope you’re all staying safe and healthy during these times. In an effort to keep myself busy I’ve been sharing with you how I’m passing the time while self-quarantining - blogging is a great creative outlet! My favorite part of the d

Politics | Politics

Suppression of Expression Obscures the Truth About the Virus - American Greatness

mericans are acquainted with predictable but ultimately failed progressive efforts to suppress free expression by preemptive invective and politically correct finger-pointing. To believe that U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s accusers reveale

Business & Finance | Business

How to Re-open Your Business | Inc.

Here are some questions to ask as you prepare to re-open your doors once the pandemic subsides.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

This Dad Turned His Home Into a Hibachi Restaurant To Celebrate His So – BOTWC

The saying where there’s a will there’s a way still holds true. When Atlanta’s quarantine mandate kept Jeremy Tuck from taking his family to a Hibachi restaurant to celebrate his youngest son’s birthday, he transformed his home into one. “The idea came ab

News | News

Steve Kramer - Passover and the Pandemic

Steve Kramer – Passover and the Pandemic Why is this Passover different from all other Passovers, to paraphrase the Haggadah? This year, because of the pandemic, we must celebrate it alone, apart from our friends or family. But the impact of the pan

Politics | Media Watch

WATCH: CBS News Posts Fraudulent Video Of ICU Nurse Crying Over Poor Working Conditions

CBS News posted a video of a nurse who claimed she quit her job after being asked to work in a coronavirus ICU without a face mask. 

Politics | The China Threat

Coronavirus: Government’s testing chief admits none of 3.5m antibody kits work sufficiently

The UK government’s new testing chief has admitted that none of the 3.5 million antibody tests ordered from China are fit for widespread use. Professor John Newton, who was appointed by health secretary Matt Hancock to oversee testing, reportedly said the

Politics | The China Threat

How to Hold China Legally & Politically Accountable

The rest of the world is entitled to restitution from China for its mishandling of the coronavirus crisis, and there may be ways to enforce this.

News | Abortion

WHO Demands Abortion Be Considered ‘Essential’ Healthcare Services During Coronavirus Pandemic

The World Health Organization may be struggling to explain its initial response to the coronavirus pandemic — particularly its deference to Chinese authorities and official Chinese government reports about the spread of the virus — but they ha

Politics | Op-Ed

Is What We’re Being Told About The Coronavirus Pandemic Wrong?

Predicting the future is a tough racket. If people were .04/06/2020 16:00:29PM EST.

News | The News

George W. Bush in 2005: 'If we wait for a pandemic to appear, it will be too late to prepare' - ABC News

In the summer of 2005, President George W. Bush was on vacation when he began flipping through an advanced copy of a new book about the 1918 flu pandemic.

Business & Finance | Business

GrubHub/Seamless’s pandemic initiatives are predatory and exploitative, and it’s time to stop using them | TechCrunch

Times are exceptionally hard, especially for local restaurants, which were always in a precarious business even before the COVID-19 pandemic hit. But when times are hard, people pull together, right? Or at least they don’t take advantage of the suffering

Entertainment | Entertainment

India Turn Off Electric Lights Fight Against The COVID-19 Pandemic

Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India asked the nation of 1.3 billion to turn off electric lights use candles, diyas, and flashlights for nine minutes at 9 pm

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

When Things Fall Apart, Train Your Brain to Self-Regulate

Thoughts, emotions, moods, and memories come and they go. It’s our ability to regulate them that makes the difference.

Travel | Travel

The Coronavirus Is Afflict Travel, So Greece Has Started Offering Virtual Tourism

The Coronavirus Is afflict Travel, So Greece Has started Offering Virtual Tourism

Politics | Politics

Coronavirus Death Predictions Bring New Meaning to Hysteria | RealClearMarkets

The U.S. is staring at a Netflix-type apocalypse. You know, with feral animals eating human corpses, mutant plants reoccupying streets and buildings, empty restaurants and malls across the landscape&h

Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

Cops arrest Bronx mother and son for operating underground speakeasy during coronavirus lockdown

A mother and son duo were busted in the basement of a Bronx restaurant Friday night when cops found about two-dozen people partying in an underground bottle club, police and a restaurant employee said.

Health & Fitness | Health

Here's How COVID-19 Compares to Past Outbreaks

COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, isn’t the first threatening disease that’s surged around the world — nor will it be the last. Between influenza pandemics, like the outbreaks in 1918 and 2009, SARS and Ebola.

Miscellaneous | Chabad

Jewish and Chassidic Perspectives on the Coronavirus - Torah Classes - Video

What does Judaism say about a pandemic? What have the great Jewish sages and mystics taught throughout the ages, and what insight can we glean for our times?

News | The News

Report: Trump Campaign Has Been Anonymously Donating Meals to Hospitals Across the Country

The Trump campaign reportedly 'has been quietly calling local restaurants and ordering large amounts of food to be delivered to hospitals.'

News | News

Israel ranks 'safest' country during coronavirus pandemic

The website Deep Knowledge Group has ranked Israel the safest country in the world in terms of its handling of

News | News

Coronavirus Pandemic: California May Have Developed Greater Herd Immunity

One less-mentioned hypothesis about California's relatively low death rate from COVID-19 is that California, as a front-line state, may have rather rapidly developed a greater level of herd immunity than other states have.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

John Krasinski launches 'Some Good News' newscast during pandemic | wqad.com

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the star of "The Office" has launched a YouTube channel filled with positive stories.

Miscellaneous | Products

Outbreak forces See’s Candies to suspend production for 1st time since World War II | KTLA

See’s Candies, a California chocolate institution, is suspending production because of the coronavirus. It’s only the second time in See’s 99-year history that production has been interrupted, the first being when it was halted due to rationing during Wor

Travel | Travel

Amid Coronavirus, the World's Top Tourist Destinations Are Empty - Condé Nast Traveler

Top tourist destinations like Times Square, the Eiffel Tower, and more are completely deserted right now.

Politics | Politics

Coronavirus: Mexicans demand crackdown on Americans crossing the border

Wearing face masks, protesters blocked the US southern border, telling Americans to 'stay home'

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

5 Ways to Lead During the Coronavirus Crisis

The world needs strong people to lead during this time of crisis and uncertainty.

Health & Fitness | coronavirus

Dr. Allon Mordel Said Coronavirus Cases Rising, We Need 'more Of Everything'

New York City medical clinics are made a beeline for a basic "intonation point" at which they will come up short on crisis gear and basic supplies as they treat

Politics | Politics

Coronavirus: More Vital Info From Our Users - Joshua Namm

I wanted to give everyone an update and quick set of reference points provided by Moptu’s incredibly informative users. As we all settle into the new reality of life in self-Isolation, it’s more…

Miscellaneous | Opinion

This Pandemic is Not a Vacation

There have been a lot of discussions surrounding how to behave socially during the Covid 19 pandemic, yet a lot of the basic precautions are being ignored, and certain actions are affecting smaller communities across the globe. While we all should be self

Politics | Op-Ed

America In a New Upside-Down World - American Greatness

he world is changing at a pace not seen in years, and it is no time to become captives of fear despite the real and immediate dangers we face. The coronavirus and the ensuing panic, at least for a few more weeks, have stagnated the economy and scared glob

Politics | Op-Ed

The Impeachment That Killed Americans | The American Spectator

The lethal price tag for the months of the Impeach Trump obsession by Democrats is now in — and rising. Over there at Breitbart, Joel Pollak, one of the serious journalists of the day, has put together this telling timeline...

Politics | The China Threat

Democrats And The Media Are Running Cover For A Communist Country To Blame For A Global Pandemic

During this time of crisis, it is fortunate that Democrats and the media have remained focused on the most crucial issues. That is why, even now, as the number of infected rises and mass closures and shut downs threaten to send the economy into a tailspin

Politics | Politics

Media, Democrats Ran With False Claim Trump 'Disbanded' Pandemic Office

The man who ran the White House pandemic program dismissed a Democratic claim that Trump eliminated the team and criticized reporters for parroting it.

Politics | Op-Ed

SICHEL: Before You Have An Opinion On Coronavirus, Ask Yourself These Questions

Most Americans fall into one of three groups when it comes to the surreal coronavirus event we are experiencing. The first group believes we need to lock nearly everything down except essentials and wait it out until we’ve “bent the curve.” The second gro

Advice & Self-Help | Jewish Wisdom

Jewish Responses to Epidemics Throughout History - Insight & Commentary

Let’s take a look at epidemics throughout history to gain some
insight into how Jews were affected and how leaders responded.

Health & Fitness | Health News

CDC Guidelines: Prevention of Coronavirus Disease

The best way to prevent SARS-CoV-2 infection is to avoid exposure to this virus and follow these everyday preventative actions.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

How coronavirus could lead to a permanent remote workforce | VentureBeat

If companies see a payoff from their emergency work-from-home policies, those policies could stick, impacting our cities, the environment, and much more.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israel at the forefront of coronavirus measures

Diplomatic Affairs: At first criticized, Israel now looks like a coronavirus containment visionary

Politics | Politics

Coronavirus: Panic or Pandemic? | PragerU

You can't expect to live a full life without assuming some risk. There's a spectrum between precaution and panic, and if isn't well-calibrated you can miss out on the best things life has to offer. March is fundraising month for PragerU. Help keep our vid

Health & Fitness | Health

Spanish flu: the virus that changed the world - History Extra

In spring 1918 a disease began to sweep around the planet – a lethal virus that infected a third of the world's population and left upwards of 50 million dead. Laura Spinney explores the devastating impact and far-reaching legacy of the Spanish flu pand

News | That's News to Me

AP News : Health worker 2nd in US to test positive for Ebola