New State Jobless Claims Jump to Nearly 900,000

Las nuevas solicitudes estatales de desempleo aumentan a casi 900,000 World economy tanks as some live a life of leisure and privilege. “tanks” meaning INFORMAL•US fail completely, especially at great financial cost. INFORMAL•NORTH AMERICAN (in sports) deliberately lose or fail to finish (a game).”the lackluster performance prompted speculation that he tanked the second set” LaContinue reading “New State Jobless Claims Jump to Nearly 900,000”

Coronavirus Update: Maps Of US Cases And Deaths (including Puerto Rico)

More than 7 million people in the U.S. have been infected with the coronavirus and more than 210,000 have died. Tens of thousands of new cases are reported daily nationwide. Más de 7 millones de personas en los EE. UU. Se han infectado con el coronavirus y más de 210.000 han muerto. Diariamente se informanContinue reading “Coronavirus Update: Maps Of US Cases And Deaths (including Puerto Rico)”

Studies Begin to Untangle Obesity’s Role in Covid-19

“The correlations between Covid-19 and obesity are worrisome. In one report published last month, researchers found that people with obesity who caught the coronavirus were more than twice as likely to end up in the hospital and nearly 50 percent more likely to die of Covid-19.” (“Las correlaciones entre Covid-19 y la obesidad son preocupantes.Continue reading “Studies Begin to Untangle Obesity’s Role in Covid-19”

Face masks could be giving people Covid-19 immunity, researchers suggest

Mask wearing might also be reducing the severity of the virus and ensuring that a greater proportion of new infections are asymptomatic. Las mascarillas pueden estar dando inadvertidamente a las personas inmunidad al Covid-19 y haciendo que se enfermen menos por el virus, sugirieron académicos en una de las revistas médicas más respetadas del mundo.Continue reading “Face masks could be giving people Covid-19 immunity, researchers suggest”

“Absolutely Inundated”: Teachers Say Demands Of Remote Learning Are Overwhelming NYC DOE Tech Support

“Teachers we spoke to say submitting a request for help is easy, but actually getting the problem fixed takes far took long. In some cases, it can take weeks to have a repair request fulfilled, leaving students in the lurch, teachers to resolve the problem themselves or call the help desk — something they’re notContinue reading ““Absolutely Inundated”: Teachers Say Demands Of Remote Learning Are Overwhelming NYC DOE Tech Support”

US coronavirus: As doctors worry about an ‘apocalyptic fall,’ the CDC retracts Covid-19 info

“There is growing evidence that droplets and airborne particles can remain suspended in the air and be breathed in by others, and travel distances beyond 6 feet,” the CDC’s website said in an update Friday. “In general, indoor environments without good ventilation increase this risk.” US coronavirus: As doctors worry about an ‘apocalyptic fall,’ theContinue reading “US coronavirus: As doctors worry about an ‘apocalyptic fall,’ the CDC retracts Covid-19 info”

Ginsburg’s Death A ‘Pivot Point’ For Abortion Rights, Advocates Say : Death Of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Now, with a vacancy on the court left by Ginsburg’s death, President Trump appears poised to name his third Supreme Court nominee in less than four years — tilting the court even further to the right than its 5-4 conservative majority that existed until Friday. Ginsburg’s Death A ‘Pivot Point’ For Abortion Rights, Advocates SayContinue reading “Ginsburg’s Death A ‘Pivot Point’ For Abortion Rights, Advocates Say : Death Of Ruth Bader Ginsburg”

Why Asians Are Leading The Charge For Remote Learning In NYC Schools

As a doctor, her husband was especially wary of the unknowns and the virus’s uncanny ability to surprise experts. They also considered the fact that their children regularly saw their grandmothers, one of whom was still caring for her own 90-plus-year-old mother. They both wanted the kids to maintain those connections. She, meanwhile, could keepContinue reading “Why Asians Are Leading The Charge For Remote Learning In NYC Schools”