Tag Archives: coronavirus

Video: Who Controls Pandemic Data?

When the Trump administration ordered hospitals to report COVID-19 data to the Department of Health and Human Services rather than the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as they had been doing, it provoked worries and criticism from public health experts.

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Why Pakistan Needs to Declare State of Emergency

With a long, hot summer, the danger of locusts eating away our food security and the imminent floods to go with the pandemic, the consequences are grim for Pakistan.

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Post-Corona Pakistan

The Covid-19 global shock will bring to an end the western predominance and should awaken Pakistan to finally decolonize its thinking and the concepts it follows. During the last twenty to thirty years regional and global power relations have changed decisively and they still keep changing.

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Where Next for Globalization After the Crisis?

The crisis is unlikely to put a stop to globalization: rather, coronavirus is the starting point for a reconfiguration of the global system.

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How Do You Stay Safe Now That States Are Reopening?

Now that states are relaxing social distancing restrictions, how can you go out for shopping, visit restaurants and still stay safe? Here, an epidemiologist who is immune-compromised himself, walks you through some decision making.

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A Mysterious Illness is Striking Children Amid the Pandemic

States such as New York are making the right move by formally gathering data on severely inflamed children during this pandemic, as proper treatments for these new COVID-19-associated cases need to be found.

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Why Wear Face Masks in Public? Here’s What the Research Shows

As the research shows, masks aren’t shields. It’s still important to help prevent transmission by practicing social distancing by staying at least 6 feet away from others in public, staying home as much as possible, and washing hands frequently and properly.

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Coronavirus Cases are Growing Exponentially – Here’s What That Means

An exponential quantity is characterized by its starting value and its doubling time. By waiting until mid-March to act as a nation, the U.S. lost control over the starting value.

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COVID-19 Could Lead to an Epidemic of Clinical Depression

Stress, loss, loneliness and isolation are key factors in clinical depression, which affects millions. The US was unprepared for COVID-19 – will it remain unprepared for its medical aftermath?

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Election Contingency Planning During the Coronavirus Pandemic

In response to COVID-19, actions should be taken to protect elections and Americans' right to vote.

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