COVID-19 Creates Dire US Shortage of Teachers, School Staff COVID-19 Creates Dire US Shortage of Teachers, School Staff

Now that schools have welcomed students back to classrooms, they face a new challenge: a shortage of teachers and staff the likes of which some districts say they have never seen.Associated Press
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COVID-19 deaths per day have begun to creep back up again after a decline that started in late September.Associated Press
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This study aims to examine the consequent changes in medical school curricula alongside students’ mental and physical health. It is observed that 549 medical students (response rate: 79.7%) from 31 of 37 public medical schools in Germany completed a cross-sectional online survey. Students answered questions regarding teaching, internet use, COVID-19 and well-being. A multivariate logistic regression examined factors associated with depressed mood, insomnia and headache. Academic teaching moved to a virtual environment (91%), whilst practical activities were suspended or cancelled (88%). Virtual teaching modalit...
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Wichita State University is one of the latest in Wichita to announce a new Covid-19 vaccine requirement for all of its employees based on a federal mandate from President Joe Biden. In an email sent to faculty and staff on Friday, WSU announced it will require all employees — including full- and part-time workers, as well as student employees — to be fully vaccinated by Dec. 8, regardless of whether or not they work on campus or remotely. WSU employs about 2,500 employee s. "Vaccination of…
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Tumbling COVID-19 case counts have some schools around the U.S. considering relaxing their mask rules, but deaths nationally have been ticking up over the past few weeks
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Nov 17, 2021. US. Sponsored by Indiana Rural Health Association
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A major gap exists in the present spectrum of efforts to develop the means to treat aging, rejuvenate the old, and turn back age-related conditions. An the one hand, a small number of promising potential therapies to treat the mechanisms of aging can at present be applied by physicians off-label, or otherwise without the need for a great deal of interaction with the FDA. On the other hand, there are a good hundred or more clinical indications, specific age-related conditions recognized by regulatory authorities, that might be improved by these therapies. Several hundred small, informal trials could be run, starting now, gi...
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From the frontlines of the health care industry, these professionals have dedicated their work to keeping the community safe.
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" shows that people vaccinated for COVID-19 had lower death rates than those who were not vaccinated, even when COVID deaths were excluded..."WebMD Health News
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As an increasingly deadly fourth wave of COVID-19 threatens to overwhelm Russia's hospitals, officials who had been hesitant to implement restrictions in recent months are doing so now in a desperate attempt to try to reduce the record number of people dying every day. 
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