To calm Mexico City’s elderly, who were arriving “really scared” at vaccination sites, officials cued up the bands and masked wrestlers. Lucha Libre wrestlers and a band performing at a vaccination center in Mexico City.Credit...Alejandro Cegarra for The New York Times MEXICO CITY — Someone in a Charlie Brown costume frantically waves hello. A person... Continue Reading →
Inside Intensive Care: How Debt-Hit Greece Beat Coronavirus.
Despite a decade old financial crisis that decimated its hospitals, Greece appears to have handled the coronavirus pandemic well, with a far lower death toll than many other European nations. Dr. Yota Lourida, head of the Covid clinic at Sotiria Hospital in Athens, explains how her intensive care department dealt with the crisis, and the... Continue Reading →
Haruki Murakami Will Host a Radio Show & Help Listeners “Blow Away Some of the Corona-Related Blues”
Characters in Haruki Murakami’s books see emotions in colors and hear them in sounds—the sounds, specifically, of The Beatles, Shostakovich, Sarah Vaughan, and thousands more folk, pop, rock, classical, and jazz artists in the novelist’s immense record collection. We must occasionally suspend some disbelief as readers, not only in the fantastic elements in Murakami’s work, but... Continue Reading →
Coronapod: The overlooked outbreaks that could derail the coronavirus response
NATURE PODCAST Outbreaks among those unable to isolate are spreading under the radar. We hear about the researchers scrambling to get a handle on the situation. Benjamin Thompson, Noah Baker, and Amy Maxmen discuss the latest COVID-19 news. Live broadcast Download MP3 In this episode: 01:02 How is coronavirus spreading in group settings? In order... Continue Reading →
The Scientific Advances We Need To Stop COVID-19
Pandemic I: The First Modern Pandemic The coronavirus pandemic pits all of humanity against the virus. The damage to health, wealth, and well-being has already been enormous. This is like a world war, except in this case, we’re all on the same side. Everyone can work together to learn about the disease and develop tools... Continue Reading →
Scientific Pioneer June Almeida is Finally Being Acknowledged For Virology Breakthroughs She Made a Half Century Ago.
She discovered coronaviruses decades ago—but got little recognition Scientist June Almeida operates an electron microscope in 1963 at the Ontario Cancer Institute in Toronto, Canada. One year later, Almeida would become the first person to see a coronavirus using microscope techniques she developed. WHEN JUNE ALMEIDA peered into her electron microscope in 1964, she saw a... Continue Reading →
Covid-19 Talks are original TED & TEDx videos to raise awareness on the global Coronavirus outbreak and share information on how to prevent its spread. (playlist) https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLBficFdx54nTO3dxOf-M-cnkW1Cc9CF61 Source: TEDx Athens YouTube Channel
What is Corona Virus?
What is Corona virus? What is COVID-19? Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) caused by SARS-COV2 is a new strain that was discovered in 2019 and has... Continue Reading →
Coronavirus, Wuhan virus, SARS, augmented reality.
We look at the molecules used by coronaviruses to infect human cells including a human corona virus that causes colds and the SARS and Wuhan coronaviruses that cause more serious illness. The presentation uses free ChimeraX virtual reality software developed University of California at San Francisco with support from the National Institute for Allergy and... Continue Reading →
Tips & Facts for the Coronavirus by the World Health Organization
Pass The Message. These pictures with the short messages make it easier, both for adults and for kids, to understand how the Coronavirus spreads, what can we do to be protected and how to cope with the challenges we have to face. (You can find more at the World Health Organization's page.) Source: World Health... Continue Reading →