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Majority of kids who die of coronavirus are Hispanic, Black, or Native American, CDC finds

From USA Today: N'dea Yancey-Bragg  As students across the country return to classrooms, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found the majority of children, teens and young adults who die from COVID-19 are Hispanic, Black or Native American.Researchers found there was a staggering racial disparity in the ...

 What Community Care Really Looks Like  VIA UNIVERSITY PRESS OF KENTUCKY:  Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle - September 10, 2020Amid a pandemic, I became the only published novelist member of my tribe (tribe meaning American Indian, not hipster yoga besties). Months of socially approved quarantine sounded like a dream ...

From World Economic Forum:  Sophie Davies - May 12, 2020With city dwellers forced to stay home during lockdowns, some architects are rethinking urban infrastructure to promote a more local lifestyle and help people adapt to a post-pandemic world."The benefits of a well-planned compact city include shorter commute times, cleaner air, and r...

Revealed: new figures show that both total number of deaths and per-capita death rates have increased dramatically From The Guardian -  Ed Pilkington, Tue 8 Sep 2020The death rate in the US from Covid-19 among African Americans and Latinos is rising sharply, exacerbating the already staggering racial divide in the impact of the ...

Just over 33 percent of Upper Manhattan residents tested for antibodies had previously been infected with COVID-19, according to City data. From Patch - Gus Saltonstall, Aug 20, 2020 WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, NY — Slightly more than 33 percent of Washington Heights and Inwood residents tested for antibodies showed signs they were previously inf...

A low response rate and privacy concerns are barriers to effective large-scale contact tracing in places like New York CityFrom People Magazine by By Ally Mauch,  June 23, 2020 05:05 PMAs New York City enters its second phase of reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic, the city has hired 3,000 disease detectives and case monitors for cont...

From Eco Watch: by Olivia Rosane Aug. 04, 2020 07:59 AM EST A study from a hospital in Milan, Italy has uncovered another complication to the process of recovering from the new coronavirus. More than half of patients surveyed one month after their treatment had developed a psychiatric disorder.The study, published in Brain, Behavior,...

Anthropologist Wade Davis on how COVID-19 signals the end of the American eraEnter heading here...From Rolling Stone: By WADE DAVIS Never in our lives have we experienced such a global phenomenon. For the first time in the history of the world, all of humanity, informed by the unprecedented reach of digital technology, has come together, ...

Breaking down different types of coverings, the proper way to take them on and off and how to tell if a mask is professional grade From the Wall Street Journal - By Austen Hufford and Andrew Williams - July 28, 2020 10:22 am ET Face masks are a simple way to help prevent the spread of the new coronavirus through talking, coughin...

Zoom meetup held on Friday, July 31st, 5:30-7:00 PM ET.Silicon Harlem discussion on the role of COVID-19 Contact Tracing and the need for a community-based trusted, compassionate, and human needs based approach. With guest speaker Dr. Olajide Williams "the Hip Hop Doc" founder of Hip Hop Public Health.CONTACT TRACING REINVENTED -&nbs...

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