Police were called to quell tensions outside a Los Angeles grocery store Tuesday morning when customers confronted employees suspected of trying to get first dibs on freshly-stocked water and toilet paper before the store opened. … [Read more...] about California Coronavirus Latest: Updates On Cases, Orders, Closures
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Laura started exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 nearly three weeks ago: coughing and an on-again, off-again low-grade fever. My Brooklyn household of twentysomethings (Laura, Caroline, our friend Jackie, and me) started conducting ourselves as if we’d already been infected, going out only for walks or the occasional grocery store run. The disease is highly contagious, so by the time Laura got her first fever, we assumed that it was already too late for the rest of us to quarantine ourselves in different parts of the apartment; her doctor didn’t even suggest it. (Mind you, this was the week of March 10 — a lifetime ago — when practicing even light social distancing measures still seemed like paranoia to a lot of people, and we were all getting mixed messages from our doctors and from the government. Since then, and since we've become symptomatic, we've followed CDC guidelines for more stringent self-isolation.) … [Read more...] about I Probably Have The Coronavirus. I Wish I Could Know For Sure.
Good Morning Britain’s resident doctor, Hilary Jones, said firms selling private kits for hundreds of pounds “disgusts” him. He told the programme on Wednesday: “First of all, we don’t know if [the test] is accurate. If it is accurate, then why should some people be able to buy it while we’ve got frontline healthcare staff not being able to get it?” … [Read more...] about Private firms criticised over £295 coronavirus testing kits
Proposition 2: Would give the state approval to spend $2 billion in mental health bond money on housing for homeless people. The bond money was approved by voters in 2004 under Proposition 63, which raised state taxes on the wealthiest Californians to fund mental health programs. A program called No Place Like Home sought to use the funding for permanent supportive housing for chronically homeless people with mental illness. Voter approval would allow the money to be spent on creating the housing. … [Read more...] about Gas tax, cage-free chickens and a chopped-up California top fall ballot
Two years before Ebola struck, a group of researchers had worked in some parts of Sierra Leone on an experiment to build community trust in the health system. (One of us participated in that research.) The researchers gave out awards recognizing good work by health clinic staff members. At community meetings, staff members who lived and worked locally listened to complaints and gave advice, like encouraging women to come to the clinics to give birth. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus pandemic | How you can protect your community, not just your own health