Tag Archives: Distancing

Snapchat Launches New Snap Lenses For Coronavirus Using AR for Social Distancing

Snapchat Launches New Snap Lenses For Coronavirus Using AR for Social Distancing

Snap has launched new features to help people maintain healthy social distancing to slow down the spread of coronavirus. It launched two new lenses for Snapchat that encourage social distancing, and a new feature that gives help and support to people stressed out because of coronavirus-related fears. It earlier rolled …

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Trending Clinical Topic: Social Distancing

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 27, 2020 — Trending Clinical Topic: Social Distancing This week, attention turned to an important strategy to “flatten the curve” of serious COVID-19 cases, making social distancing the top trending clinical topic. Efforts to avoid overwhelming healthcare systems by preventing …

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COVID-19 and the Science of Social Distancing

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 37, 2020 — Social distancing and other nonpharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) have proven to be effective tools in most pandemics. But their effect on the spread of the novel coronavirus is not yet clear, experts say. The goal of NPIs …

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Measuring Social Distancing to Slow COVID-19

FRIDAY, March 27, 2020 (HealthDay News) — It takes multiple measures of social distancing to slow the spread of the new coronavirus, a study from Singapore concludes. That finding is based on a computer model of a simulated setting in Singapore. Coronavirus cases are on the rise there, but …

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Coronavirus: YouTube Sets Videos at SD Quality by Default to Help Save Bandwidth Amid Social Distancing

Coronavirus: YouTube Sets Videos at SD Quality by Default to Help Save Bandwidth Amid  Social Distancing

With fears about bandwidth getting choked up during the current work from home measures that have been instituted around the world, many tech companies are taking steps to ensure that their usage does not get in the way on critical infrastructure. The latest to do so is Google-owned YouTube, which …

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Multi-Level Distancing Is Best Against COVID-19: Study

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March 24, 2020 — A combination of quarantine, school closures, and work-from-home measures is the most effective way to prevent the spread of COVID-19, according to a new study in The Lancet Infectious Diseases. Cities and states across the U.S. are using each of those approaches, but they vary. …

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Coronavirus: Instagram Brings Co-Watching Feature, ‘Stay Home’ Sticker to Support Social Distancing

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Instagram has launched a new feature called Co-Watching to help people stay connected virtually while maintaining a social distance during the coronavirus outbreak. The feature allows users to view Instagram posts together with their friends over a video chat. The Facebook-owned company has also added new stickers to help people …

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Coronavirus: Amar Chitra Katha, Tinkle Comics Made Available Free to Help With Social Distancing

Coronavirus: Amar Chitra Katha, Tinkle Comics Made Available Free to Help With Social Distancing

ACK Media, a leading educational and entertainment conglomerate and the publisher of the famous Amar Chitra Katha (ACK) and Tinkle comics is offering a free of cost one month subscription to everyone. This move comes as the government has ordered the closure of colleges, schools, and gyms in the wake …

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5 Ways to Help Your Community Combat Coronavirus (While Still Social Distancing)

5 Ways to Help Your Community Combat Coronavirus (While Still Social Distancing)

The number of coronavirus cases in the United States is ticking steadily upward, and with it are Americans’ collective anxiety levels. But stockpiling massive caches of toilet paper and bottled water for insular forts will only lead to more shortages and more stress. Instead, the best way for us all …

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From Pandemic to Social Distancing: A Coronavirus Glossary

From Pandemic to Social Distancing: A Coronavirus Glossary

When is an epidemic considered a pandemic, and what is the difference? What do health officials mean when they recommend “self-quarantining” or “social distancing”? As the coronavirus spreads around the world, new terms are entering the lexicon — and we’re here to help. Here’s a guide to the words and …

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