The eagerly awaited guidelines, which are recommendations and not requirements, quickly drew criticism. Some educators were disappointed that there were not more details about ventilation in schools and that educator vaccination was not a requirement for reopening. Others argue the guidance is too conservative when it comes to in-person learning. The Centers for Disease Control […]
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Elementary students in Harford County Public Schools will return to school once a week beginning March 1, with middle and high school students to follow March 15.David Bishai is quoted at the Baltimore Sun.
The development and dissemination of effective COVID-19 vaccines gives us hope for an end to the pandemic that has upended our lives. But vaccines will not end the mental health crisis that is emerging and likely worsening, particularly during the isolating winter months.Liz Stuart and Daniele Fallin coauthored the piece at Health Affairs.
On January 20, 2020, the first known case of covid-19 in the U.S. was reported—a man in his 30s who had traveled back to Washington State from Wuhan, China, where the first cases of the novel viral disease had been discovered in December 2019. Nearly everyone failed to predict the full scale of the devastation […]
With so much unnecessary death in 2020, it’s surprising that in many countries, at least according to preliminary numbers, there was one significant group that actually saw its death rates fall: children.Li Liu is quoted.
“We can use this pandemic as a galvanising force for change. [I would like to see a universal healthcare act in the U.S.] to prevent a lot of the worst healthcare outcomes that come from inequality but also to minimise the economic, social and health inequality in the first place. The conditions of possibility are […]
NatureWhat’s your risk of catching COVID? These tools help you to find outA look at apps that predict the chance of infection and illness depending on what you’re doing and where you are.Nilanjan Chatterjee, project-lead, is mentioned.
ProPublica How COVID-19 Hollowed Out a Generation of Young Black Men?“They were pillars of their communities and families, and they are not replaceable. To understand why COVID-19 killed so many young Black men, you need to know the legend of John Henry.”Roland Thorpe is quoted.
Individuals can use the online calculator to estimate their risk of dying from COVID-19 if they become infected with the coronavirus.Nilanjan Chatterjee is quoted by Health Leaders.
Dr. Alison Gemmill, Assistant Professor, PFRH, will give a talk “The coming COVID-19 baby bust: What can we learn from recent declines in US fertility?”