Daily Archives: March 23, 2020

A-League postponed as Australian sport grinds to a halt due to Covid-19 | Football

The A-League season has been postponed, bringing all top-level sport in Australia to a halt as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Football Federation Australia announced on Tuesday morning the competition would be put on hold for the foreseeable future with the “heartbreaking” decision to be reviewed on 22 April. …

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Grand slam title waits for Coco Gauff, the tennis prodigy with talent to burn | Kevin Mitchell | Sport

Coco Gauff’s coach believes she has the ability to win a grand slam once tennis resumes

Coco Gauff’s career is idling along with those of all her locked-down rivals, but her mentor, Patrick Mouratoglou, who has guided Serena Williams to 10 of her 23 grand slams, thinks the American teenager can win a major whenever the tour resumes. “I can see Coco getting to a final …

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Grieving the Losses of Coronavirus

Grieving the Losses of Coronavirus

2. Stay in the present There’s a term to describe the kind of loss many of us are experiencing: ambiguous grief. In ambiguous grief, there’s a murkiness to the loss. A typical example could be a person whose spouse has dementia: you’re still married but your spouse no longer recognizes …

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Infection Control Protects Hospital Staff From COVID-19

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 05, 2020 — Hospital-related infections have been widely reported during the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, with healthcare professionals bearing a disproportionate risk. However, a proactive response in Hong Kong’s public hospital system appears to have bucked this trend and successfully protected both patients and …

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Telehealth Seen as a Key Tool to Help Fight COVID-19

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

In an editorial published March 2 in Modern Healthcare, medical directors from Stanford Medicine, MedStar Health, and Intermountain Healthcare also noted that telehealth can give patients 24/7 access to care, allow surveillance of patients at risk while keeping them at home, ensure that treatment in hospitals is reserved for high-need patients, and enable …

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What to expect: a list of phone launches until the end of March

Redmi K30 Pro teasers

The MWC was cancelled, which caused many plans to change, but that hasn’t slowed down the pace of new releases – we’re in for 10 or so busy days, here’s a handy list of all new smartphone launches coming by the end of March. March 24 – Redmi K30 Pro …

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Amazon is delaying shipment of ‘non-essential’ items in the US up to a month

Amazon is delaying shipment of 'non-essential' items in the US up to a month

Last week, Amazon began to prioritize shipments for sanitary products and pantry staples during the coronavirus pandemic as it faced and continues to face extraordinary demand for essential products. Today, though, many customers browsing around for items on the site have noticed that nearly all items considered to be non-essential …

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Singalongs From Windowsills Lift Spirits During Coronavirus Crisis

Singalongs From Windowsills Lift Spirits During Coronavirus Crisis

The idea took root after Jenni Spinner and her wife, Rebecca Kell, watched videos of Europeans, homebound because of the coronavirus, get on their balconies and sing to raise their spirits in the face of crisis. Wouldn’t it be neat, they mused, if they could get the residents of their …

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Coronavirus Threatens Endangered Rural Hospitals

Coronavirus Threatens Endangered Rural Hospitals

By Lauren Weber Saturday, March 21, 2020 (Kaiser News) — [UPDATED on March 21] Rural hospitals may not be able to keep their doors open as the coronavirus pandemic saps their cash, their CEOs warn, just as communities most need them. As the coronavirus sweeps across …

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CDC Coronavirus Testing Decision To Haunt Nation

CDC Coronavirus Testing Decision To Haunt Nation

In New York City, the first batch was obtained on Feb. 7. “The other state and local public health laboratories got test kits as they became available,” said Eric Blank, chief program officer of the Association of Public Health Laboratories. Places in the middle of the country with …

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