BERLIN (Reuters) – Berlin is trying to stop Washington from persuading a German company seeking a coronavirus vaccine to move its research to the United States, prompting German politicians to insist no country should have a monopoly on any future
new dashboard for corona outbreak – coronameter.co:
After the first case of covid-19, the disease caused by the new strain of coronavirus, was announced in the United States, reports of further infections trickled in slowly. Two months later, that trickle has turned into a steady current.
This interim guidance is based on what is currently known about the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will update this interim guidance as needed and as additional information becomes…
On March 1, the day after the first coronavirus death in the United States, brothers Matt and Noah Colvin set out in a silver S.U.V. to pick up some hand sanitizer. Driving around Chattanooga, Tenn., they hit a Dollar Tree, then a Walmar
FYI: Zoom provides a turnkey video conferencing solution that’s high quality and easy to use. And now universities across the country use Zoom to power their online courses. Today, Zoom announced that K-12 schools can gain free access to Zoom during the COVID-19 crisis. Students or teachers can sign up here.
The WHO declared that COVID-19 is now officially a “pandemic.”
While this news came as a shock to some, many feel that the WHO should have made the announcement weeks ago. Things are moving fast and it can feel hard to keep up. While it can feel like everyone with an internet connection is suddenly an expert in public health, the truth is that we are all still struggling to make sense of what is happening.
This post is my own attempt to keep up with a fast changing situation. There is a bit of everything here: what I’ve learned about public health and the coronavirus, some reflections on my experience here in Taiwan, some thoughts on racism and xenophobia in the age of COVID-19, and even some practical information for those who need to start teaching courses online for the first time. At the bottom I’ve also included some other random links I couldn’t fit anywhere else. I hope others will join in the spirit of this grab bag and share what they can in the comments.