On August 6th, the US State Department issued a warning for US citizens considering traveling to New Zealand, because the country has 23 active cases of COVID-19. Currently, the United States has over 2 million active cases, and in any case, New Zealand isn't eager to allow rat-licking Americans to invade their pristine island nation (unless you have a couple of million dollars to buy citizenship, that is).
There were more than 300,000 new coronavirus cases confirmed in the United States today. This new all-time high in the daily case count is the second alarming record hit by our nation this week in the pandemic, reports the Washington Post: The United States on Friday surpassed 300,000 daily coronavirus cases, the second alarming record… READ THE REST
"It's a mass-spreader event! It's a mass-spreader event!" — Trump rally speaker Whew. At a pro-Trump rally happening in Washington, DC right now, one of the speakers (identified as a pastor?) just told the attendees to make the MAGA rally a "mass spreader event" by hugging people nearby they don't know. "I'm going to give… READ THE REST
• A year ago today, this tweet warned of a "SARS/Suspected SARS Pneumonia Outbreak in Wuhan, China." • Now, COVID-19 has killed 350,000 in US, and counting. This appears to be the first tweet to have ever discussed what we now know as the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. Sources on the internet in China reported… READ THE REST
Your lungs inhale and exhale about 20,000 times each day. Awake or sleeping, at home or out in the world, during intense workouts or just sitting on the couch, the air around you is cycling through your body every minute of every day. Especially considering our current health crisis, shouldn't you know about the quality… READ THE REST
It's a sad fact of modern life. Most people just don't read anymore. And, for those who do make the effort to dive into a new book once in a while, life's busy nature probably means it could take several days, to a few weeks, to maybe even a month or two to finally complete… READ THE REST
Once upon a time, air purifiers were mostly only found in the homes of the elderly, the environmentally sensitive, and the all-out germaphobe. Of course, after 2020, there's been renewed attention paid to everything that wafts through the air in everyone's homes and office spaces. Where health is concerned, nobody is skimping now. That massive… READ THE REST