Tag: coronavirus

Times Are Strange. Write a Book.

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is coming up in November. The event challenges participants to write 50,000 words during the month of November. Call me crazy but I’m just going to throw this out there. We’re living in very strange times. When we’re struggling with uncertainty, we tend to cling to the faniliar. It totally…

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Dereliction of Duty

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc and destruction both to the economy and to the physical and mental well-being of populations around the world, the United States stands peculiarly detached from the global response.  While the containment of the virus is an incredibly complex and unprecedented problem facing virtually every country, the almost…

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Russia Is Now The First Country With An Approved COVID19 Pharmaceutical to Treat Patients

Originally posted on Kaleidoscope Thoughts:
Forget the race to the moon, now Russia is the first country to clinically approve the first pharmaceutical medication to administer to patients in the early stages of COVID19 where the cases are moderate. Coronavir (favipiravir) produced by R-Pharm Innovated Health Technolgies +7 (495) 956 79 37; +7 (495) 956 79…

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Its a Mad, Mad World

The time for reckoning seems to be on the doorstep of each one of us. Never have we seen such chaos, and ever changing landscapes as we have in 2020. People are fed up, done, and half the country is calling for answers and change. The other half is desperate to get “back to normal”…

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Russian vaccine shows promise, prestigious scientific journal says

The coronavirus vaccine dubbed Sputnik 5 by Russian President Vladimir Putin shows promise. Originally greeted with wide skepticism when Putin announced it in August, the vaccine showed a strong immune response in recent tests. The British scientific journal The Lancet reports that the vaccine appears to be both effective and safe. The safety issue is…

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The Case for Non-Masking

Randy Weeks             Last week I was on a cross-country domestic flight from Tennessee to California. A pilot who was dead-heading wore a mask below the nose the entire way. There were several discussions between the pilot and an attendant, but the attendant either failed to ask the pilot to wear the mask properly, or…

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Good Cause: why isn’t fear of COVID-19 a valid excuse to refuse work?

As of June 2020, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 11.1% of American civilians were unemployed. This is the largest percentage of unemployed Americans since June of 2000. The cause, of course, is the unprecedented global pandemic known as COVID-19. Countless businesses were forced to close their doors in an attempt to slow…

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To School Or Not To School

Well my, my, how the turns have tabled. Talk of kids going back to school are heating up in my city, as the public schools are supposed to return in just two weeks. My own kids are supposed to go back a week after that. It seems to be an either-or situation at the moment.…

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