A big part of succeeding against this unknown nasty virus will be not going crazy for however long it takes. And while we have plenty to worry about, life goes on …. and didn’t you just KNOW it would happen?? Amid all the crazy concerns, people are coming up with wonderful contributions to each other and society. Check these out.
1. Father-daughter dance challenge
From Chris Starkey & daughter Brooklyn, in Denver, this appeared last Monday. It has 11 million views in its first week, for good reason. (To hear all the audio you may have to click through and and see it on Facebook.) (Some email subscribers may need to click the headline to see the videos.)[Read more…]
Update a week later: US confirmed cases is now 312,237;
the number of cases has doubled in SIX days, not 2-3! Good!
SLOW THE SPREAD!
Keep doing the right things!
If this post gets too repetitive or long-winded, just stop reading. Sorry, but everyone needs to understand that what scientists have been saying is true, and it’s happening as predicted, so don’t panic, and do keep doing the right things – as recommended by the scientists.[Read more…]
I don’t usually put an exclamation mark in a blog headline, but the David Pogue segment this morning on CBS Sunday Morning is SO GOOD that I gotta! Click the picture:
One thing that will be recorded in the history of the unfolding coronavirus story is how people are using social media – for better or worse – to answer questions that never seemed important. Warning: the internet has scammers and idiots. Think carefully. Do not listen to people if you don’t know where they get their information.
Here are two examples, from good sources.[Read more…]
Summary: This post contains advice from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention), the most credible source I know, for people who can’t yet get the care we’d normally get from our healthcare system. Most predictions say there will be a lot of us in that situation soon if the system gets overwhelmed, and it’s always best to become informed before a crisis hits and you’re stressed.
A friend in the industry wrote this morning:
“I just talked to my daughter and she has fever and coughing and is very weak and nauseated and she can’t find anybody to test her. The labs said she has to have an order first. Her boyfriend works at [a chain store] and they had him working until recently. He came down with the symptoms first. I told her to call around to doctors until she can find one that’ll write an order for her.”