Social Isolation with Kids: A List of Books You Should Read Together

The Coronavirus has forced a lot of people to remain home for an undetermined amount of time. Families are getting time together that they have not gotten without a planned vacation. Family meals and movie nights are beginning to take place across the world. Now is the time to start some new traditions.

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How to Spend Easter in Isolation? Adapting Tradition to Social Distancing

With quarantine, self-isolation, and other restrictions on movement, people are looking for new ways to observe the spring holidays. These include family-only egg hunts, online Easter church services, new takes on Easter baskets, virtual Passover dinners, and more.

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Confused About Covid-19? We Have Answered Your Most Important Questions

COVID-19 or the coronavirus has brought up concerns regarding personal-hygiene practices and healthcare systems across the globe. The biggest concern that most people have in mind, though, is misinformation. With so many different sources reporting contrasting information and countless people on social media making wild claims, it’s easy to become overwhelmed with the need for straightforward answers.

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Scientists Explain the Reasons Why COVID-19 Is More Lethal Among the Elderly

The new Coronavirus pandemic caught everyone by surprise, from doctors and nurses to researchers looking for a vaccine or treatment. As country after country started reporting deaths, a pattern became apparent: the elderly are the most at risk age group.

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The COVID-19 Chronicles: Introverts, Extroverts, Social Distancing, and Isolation

The COVID 19 Pandemic has changed the world as we know it. Many of us lurk in our anxieties and desperation, waiting for things to get back to normal. On the other hand, others are enjoying every second of the new social distancing and isolation orders.

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Feature: The Psychology of COVID-19 Fear

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is undoubtedly stressful for everyone. Fear and anxiety about this disease and the misinformation surrounding it have become overwhelming. If unaddressed, fear can cause real problems both for adults and children. Understanding fear and finding ways to cope with stress will help you, your loved ones, and your community stay strong.

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15 Things You Can Do to Be a Better Friend And Neighbor During Isolation

From the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing was not something that we, as a human race, were prepared for. Touch is a typical human response. If someone is sad, we hug them. If someone does a good job, we give them a high-five. Even something as simple as shaking hands when you greet someone can put your life at risk.

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Harvard University School Project Translates COVID-19 Fact Sheets in Various Languages

Staying safe during the COVID-19 pandemic depends on following the correct advice. Information and fact sheets are widely available from the authorities, but not everyone can read them. Although English is the official language in the US, not everyone living here speaks or reads it properly. This is why a team of students and physicians at Harvard University School have started an ambitious project: translating COVID-19 fact sheets in several languages.

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Special News Digest: Drug Shortages Are Now Affecting Covid-19 Patients

You may have read that there’s an acute shortage of life-saving ventilators to help patients with Covid-19 breathe and possibly save their lives.

There’s now a new threat emerging. Medications that are needed to help patients on ventilators are quickly becoming scarce. The American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (ASHP) has reported that as of mid-March, five drugs associated with ventilator use were officially in short supply.

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Feature: Keeping Up With Mental Health During COVID-19 Quarantine (Tips from a Psychologist)

Anxiety. Depression. PTSD. Bipolar. These words get looked at like they are a weakness. They appear on questionnaires as a “disability” that employers want you to disclose. The truth, these are no different than being a diabetic or suffering from some other disease that you have to take medication for daily.

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