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Whatever Happened to Biden’s Pandemic Testing Board?

by Bianca Fortis ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. When President Joe Biden was campaigning for office, he said that to beat the coronavirus, the U.S. needed the testing equivalent of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s War

Nipah virus: could it cause the next pandemic?

Ian Jones, University of Reading The severe and devastating consequences of the coronavirus pandemic were undoubtedly made worse by a substantial lack of pandemic preparedness, with the exception of East and South East Asia, which had built up defences after their experience with SARS in 2003. So it is crucial that governments begin

How to survive working from home

How to survive working from home: Four winning conditions for companies AND employees After 1,5 years of the pandemic, people are leaving their home offices and are allowed to return to their usual workspace. But many of the new remote workers don’t feel like going back to business as usual. Working from home

Yes, You Can Recycle Milk and Other Cartons

One of the lingering images of the early days of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States is store shelves stripped clean of paper products — mainly paper towels and toilet paper. Fortunately, supply chains have rebounded, but consumers can help combat future paper product shortages by recycling not only paper, but cartons

Study Shows Older Americans Are Coping Best During the Pandemic

If you think older Americans have struggled to cope through the pandemic, think again. According to new research by financial services firm Edward Jones, they have actually been faring far better than their younger counterparts. The Edward Jones and Age Wave Study focused exclusively on how different generations have held up emotionally and

Increase in public interest concerning alternative medicine in Indonesia

Background: The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered individuals to increase their healthy behaviour in order to prevent transmission, including improving their immunity potentially through the use of alternative medicines. This study aimed to examine public interest on alternative medicine during the COVID-19 pandemic using Google Trends in Indonesia.Methods: Employing a quantitative study, the Spearman