Tag Archives: COVID19

Researchers warn of COVID-19 and flu ‘twindemic’

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Even as the first wave of the pandemic still roils, fears are rising of a second crush of COVID-19 infections. But because the novel coronavirus is, well, novel, no one can yet say if that will happen. One thing is certain, though, another viral wave is …

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Convalescent plasma is latest COVID-19 therapy

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Richard Beckerson will never know whether it was convalescent plasma that made the lifesaving difference—or whether it was the antiviral drug remdesivir or a combination of both. To him, it doesn’t really matter. All that matters is that he survived 122 days of hospitalization with COVID-19, …

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Q&A: Talking to friends, family, kids, and coworkers about COVID-19 safety

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain For the most part, physical distancing guidelines for interacting with others during the COVID-19 pandemic haven’t changed: Remain six feet or more apart, wear a mask, practice good hand hygiene, and avoid prolonged interactions indoors. But navigating the interpersonal side of these recommendations can be trickier. …

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COVID-19 is transforming how companies use digital technology

Credit: CC0 Public Domain The COVID-19 pandemic has forced millions of people to work from home, making workers and corporations alike more dependent on the digital technology that has long enabled them to handle both personal and professional tasks from their smartphones, laptops, and personal computers. Joël Le Bon has …

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GDC Survey Explores Impact Of COVID-19 Pandemic On Game Development

GDC revealed the findings of its 2020 game developer survey. The survey typically focuses on hiring, work conditions, unionization, and other game development-centric topics. The State of the Game Industry 2020: Work from Home Edition polled nearly 2,500 developers from studios and teams of all sizes, ranging from one-person developers to teams …

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Subways sparkle, but does cleaning decrease COVID-19 risk?

A contractor cleans a subway car at the 96th Street station to control the spread of COVID-19, Thursday, July 2, 2020, in New York. Mass transit systems around the world have taken unprecedented—and expensive—steps to curb the spread of the coronavirus, including shutting down New York subways overnight and testing …

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