If the response to coronavirus has accomplished anything, it is reminding us of the basic principle of our society. I say “principle,” which is singular, because there is really only one. It is not “all men and women created by you know, the thing,” which has as much to do with our way of life as the Code of Hammurabi, but money.
There are specific precautions older adults should take to protect their health. We spoke to two geriatricians and pulled guidance from the CDC to assemble what you need to know about the virus and how to stay safe.
Why outbreaks like coronavirus spread exponentially, and how to “flatten the curve” – Washington Post
People over 60, and especially over 80, are particularly vulnerable to severe or fatal infection. Here are some steps to reduce their risk. Amid the uncertainty swirling around the coronavirus pandemic stands one incontrovertible fact: The highest rate of fatalities is among older people, particularly those with underlying medical conditions.
To be sure, the president isn’t responsible for either the coronavirus or the disease it causes, COVID-19, and he couldn’t have stopped it from hitting our shores even if he had done everything right. Nor is it the case that the president hasn’t done anything right; in fact, his decision to implement a travel ban on China was prudent.
Earlier this evening I viewed a Tweet from Chris Hayes that read:
@joerogan doing an enormous service to his audience with this interview with an infectious disease expert. https://t.co/lqDKTZDt7e
…so I clicked and viewed this incredible Joe Rogan interview with Michael Osterholm – Wikipedia a biosecurity and infectious disease expert.
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Independent voters will decide the election. Or better yet: Moderate voters will decide the election. Or, wait for it … If Democrats can move to the middle, they will win in 2020.
That request triggered the Jan. 14 notice the technology giant sent to McCoy, part of its general policy on notifying users about government requests for their information. The notice was McCoy’s only indication that police wanted his data. Gainesville police declined to comment.
After Bernie Sanders led the popular vote in the Iowa caucuses, the emails started trickling in. Alarmed Democrats, and excited Republicans, saw in Sanders a ghost that has loomed over the Democratic Party for decades: George McGovern. McGovern, the 1972 Democratic presidential nominee, suffered a historic defeat that year.
Impeached president Donald Trump has learned a lot from Russian President Vladimir Putin, and for someone who has a personality more akin to that of Josef Stalin-the narcissism, paranoia, messiah complex fostering a cult of personality-that’s terrifying. One of the most dangerous things he’s taken from Putin is the art of disinformation, at work now as …
We’re entering election season in the US of A, so it’s time to pollute the internet’s comments sections with fear mongering, bad arguments, strawmen, and knee-jerk reactions. Of course, these rhetorical techniques and fallacious argument forms pervade all domains of discourse. But when it comes to political discourse in ‘Murica, expect to find these cranked…
“Great things are possible. They are possible now, and have always been possible. But they will never happen until we stand up and demand them. We will never stand up and demand them if we don’t believe that it’s possible.”