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What the Coronavirus Crisis Reveals About American Medicine – The New Yorker

Bowen kept thinking about the next pandemic, when the supply of masks from China might plummet and the demand for domestic masks might surge again. He sent letters warning about a potential supply-chain problem to President Obama in 2010, and to President Trump in 2017; he wrote to the Defense Secretary; to hospital-safety associations; to… Read More »

Government Is Reading Your Messages About Coronavirus

During this COVID-19 pandemic, we are hearing stories about how some governments are abusing the privacy rights of their citizens in the interests of public health. The South Korean government is using smartphone location data, surveillance-camera footage and even credit card purchases to monitor those suspected of spreading COVID-19.1 Italian authorities are using mobile phones’… Read More »

Seven things it is perfectly acceptable NOT to feel guilty about during lockdown

With over half of humanity now living in lockdown, staying home has become the new normal and millions of people across the globe are attempting to use the time to ‘better themselves’. Whether they’re making music, art, learning a new skill, discovering the joys of cooking or getting the abs they always wanted – it… Read More »

What Everybody Ought to Know About Working from Home – Advice from Darren A. Smith, CEO of Making Business Matter (MBM)

COVID19 has challenged businesses to rethink remote working, yet many have no idea how to work from home productively, manage their wellbeing, and avoid isolation. The UK had 4.2 million people that work from home, which is 13.9% of the workforce, according to the Office of National Statistics survey in 2014[1]. Social distancing means that… Read More »

How does COVID-19 spread? This is what scientists know about it (so far)

There is not yet an ironclad scientific consensus on exactly how the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is spreading, but experts are getting a pretty good sense of it. That understanding needs to be central to our strategy of combatting the virus with minimal collateral damage. This isn’t about over-reaction or under-reaction, but mis-reaction. For example,… Read More »