‘Design and Improve’ at Cooper Hewitt Shows How Outbreaks Started

[ad_1] Before entering Cooper Hewitt’s new exhibit, “Design and Improvement: Creative Responses to Outbreaks“I wondered if the most symbolically museum-worthy object from Covid-19 would be a bloody hospital ‘robe’ of garbage bags and a shower cap. This epitomizes America’s lack of preparedness for the threat of the pandemic and the failure of communities to learn …

Professional Sports Leagues Severely Affected by Covid Outbreaks Should Stop Playing

[ad_1] In the midst of a new wave of coronavirus infections sweeping the world, sports officials are struggling to figure out how to keep their seasons on schedule to maintain normal competition and loss of income. They should not make fun of such stupidity. Time to hit pause in matches, matches and matches. If we …

CDC Sees Fewer Outbreaks in Schools with Mask Mandatory

[ad_1] School mask guidelines have sparked controversy in many parts of the country. Now, two studies published Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provide additional evidence that masks protect children from coronavirus even when population rates are high and the infectious Delta variant is circulating. A study conducted in Arizona, where children …

Outbreak Outbreaks Fight Against HIV, TB and Malaria

[ad_1] The Covid-19 pandemic has severely hampered the fight against other global scourges such as HIV, tuberculosis and malaria, according to a depressing new report released Tuesday. Before the pandemic, the world was taking steps against these diseases. Overall, deaths from these diseases have decreased by about half since 2004. “The emergence of a fourth …

Nursing Homes Face New Covid Outbreaks Amid Staff Calls

[ad_1] Highlighting regulators’ concerns about unvaccinated workers, Colorado has enacted a new rule that unvaccinated staff in nursing homes must be tested for the virus each time they come to work, using a rapid test. California requires state health care workers to be vaccinated or tested frequently. Emotions are raw among nursing home staff and …

Fox News Spreads Covid Vaccine Despite Outbreaks

[ad_1] While two of Fox News’ leading presenters and their guests questioned vaccine studies, the channel also produced its own news. vaccine PSA, a 30-second commercial featuring host and presenter Steve Doocy, Harris Faulkner, Dana Perino, and John Roberts. “Get vaccinated if possible,” says Ms. Faulkner in the ad. Bret Baier, Fox News’ chief political …