Summer is not completely canceled. Here are 100 things to do

No matter how many limits the pandemic puts on our lives, there are still at least 100 fun things to do this summer to bring joy, do good, inspire and connect us to others as we navigate this new normal.
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Multnomah County health officials on Monday expressed both solidarity with protesters as well as concern about the transmission of Covid-19 that could occur in large crowds. “Wer'e continuing to fight the Covid pandemic, and we’re in another pandemic, one that’s been going on much longer that has destroyed and taken many more lives,” Rachel Banks, director of Multnomah County Public Health, said at a press briefing. “That pandemic is racism.” Rioting erup ted Friday night in downtown…
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Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS–CoV-2), the cause of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), has spurred a global health crisis. To date, there are no proven options for prophylaxis for those who have been exposed to SARS–CoV-2, nor therapy for those who develop COVID-19. Immune (i.e., “convalescent”) plasma refers to plasma that is collected from individuals following resolution of infection and development of antibodies. Passive antibody administration through transfusion of convalescent plasma may offer the only short-term strategy for conferring immediate immunity to susceptib...
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David Berube, an NTP adviser, discussed pandemic communications research. Others presented studies using zebrafish as physiological models. (read more)
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An institute contest inspired staff and contractors to use their imagination while protecting against COVID-19. (read more)
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The COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly affected society’s medically and socially vulnerable populations in various ways: loss of employment, food insecurity, and reduced access to essential medical and social services. Nonprofit community-based organization (CBOs) have been working with the health care sector to address the needs of vulnerable populations. CBOs have an important and unique role in mitigating the economic consequences of COVID-19. However, in a time of deep economic hardship and physical and mental distress — when social services are most needed — many CBOs are facing dwindling resources des...
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Publication date: Available online 1 June 2020Source: Journal of the American College of RadiologyAuthor(s): Nikhil Madhuripan, Helen Man-Ching Cheung, Li Hsia Alicia Cheong, Anugayathri Jawahar, Marc Willis, David B. Larson
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Conclusion: Recognition of neurological manifestations of SARS-CoV-2 should be emphasized despite the obvious challenges faced by clinicians caring for critical patients who are often sedated and presenting other concurrent systemic complications.RESUMO Introdu ção: À medida que a pandemia da COVID-19 se desenvolve em todo o mundo, diferentes tipos de publicações descreveram suas manifestações neurológicas. Objetivo: Revisar a literatura sobre complicações neurológicas da infecção por SARS-CoV-2. Métodos: A pesquisa bibliogr&a...
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Much remains unknown and mysterious, but these are some of the things we ’re pretty sure of after half a year of this pandemic.
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Sometimes when the discussion of tackling the novel coronavirus comes up, the use of medical devices gets lost in the shuffle. Most of the conversation surrounding COVID-19 comes from either the promise of a vaccine or the expansion of tests. Abiomed is adding to the conversation surrounding medtech’s potential contribution to the treatment of COVID-19 patients. Monday, the Danvers, MA-based company by receiving Emergency Use Authorization for a device to treat COVID-19 related right heart failure patients. The Impella RP is a temporary heart pump that provides circulatory support for patients who develop...
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Publication date: Available online 23 May 2020Source: European Annals of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck DiseasesAuthor(s): B. Thierry, C. Célérier, F. Simon, C. Lacroix, R.-H. Khonsari
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