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April 22, 2020 - 7 ways the planet has gotten better since the coronavirus shutdown
Though the coronavirus has caused havoc and widespread economic damage, it has had other big impacts: less pollution, less threatened wildlife in time for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Here are some of the top 10 ways.
April 8, 2020 - Good Things the Coronavirus Situation Brings
Yes, the decision-making is a mess and there is a lot of anxiety both health-wise and financially, with over a million unemployed, and hundreds of thousands of self-employed who don’t know how they’ll survive the crisis. The government that could be emerging may also make many of us unhappy. But to paraphrase Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: Leaving aside the sick, the dead, the unemployed and the bankrupt – Our situation is excellent.
April 6, 2020 - Mayo Clinic expects COVID-19 antibody test
Researchers at Mayo Clinic expect to release a test that would tell whether a person has had and recovered from COVID-19 on Monday. The Star Tribune reports the University of Minnesota is also narrowing in on an antibody test.
April 3, 2020 - World’s oldest coronavirus survivor?
Oregon veteran lives to celebrate 104th birthday An Oregon veteran who celebrated his 104th birthday Wednesday could be one of the oldest people in the world to survive the new coronavirus. William Lapschies, among the first Oregonians known to have the disease, has been declared free of the virus.
April 1, 2020 - Social Distancing Works!
The earlier the better, California and Washington data show. Two weeks into mandatory stay-at-home orders in the San Francisco Bay area and Washington state, there’s evidence the curve of infections is flattening compared with other U.S. metro areas.