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In the wake of the historic global economic shutdown in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, governments are unleashing trillions of dollars in a bid to create jobs and spur economic recovery. The scale of this stimulus is unprecedented, in some cases amounting to more than 10% of countries’ gross domestic product. At the same time, an overwhelming number …

Virginians now have a new, free, tool to help them figure out if they have symptoms of coronavirus. It’s a website called COVID-Check. VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — In a partnership with the Virginia Department of Health, Buoy Health has developed the COVID-check website. The digital company came from the Harvard Innovation Lab’s doctors and data …

To help people overcome the stigma and anxiety related to the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), the district mental health team has started counselling Covid-19 patients, their family members and at least two of their neighbouring households in urban clusters. A team comprising a psychologist, a psychiatrist, a social worker and a community nurse visits the family …

With most of the planet locked down due to the Covid-19 crisis, experts believe this could be the time when nature finally takes a break amid low human activity and get into a healing mode. However, a latest report suggests that coronavirus lockdown may have a detrimental effect on the planet’s forest cover. A report …

ST. LOUIS – Sunday the City of St. Louis Health Department released a statement saying health care providers are telling the city to expect delays in getting COVID-19 test results.  The problem is centered on private commercial laboratories are experiencing delays in processing COVID-19 test. The delay in results means local and state health departments …

The global Digital Nose technology market study presents an all in all compilation of the historical, current and future outlook of the market as well as the factors responsible for such a growth. With SWOT analysis, the business study highlights the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of each Digital Nose technology market player in a …

Many have been saying that the post-Covid-19 world is going to be different. Everything from trade to restaurants to even the elimination of the handshake has been recently suggested. I am not sure how much, if any, pre-Covid practices will change. I do know that there will be changes related to technology, both in types …

Just as I predicted, Nigeria overtakes Morocco in 4th place on the African Covid-19 log as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 265 new Covid-19 cases in the country to bring the total confirmed cases to 7,526. This means the country has moved halfway to 8,000 cases just 2 days after crossing …

Many have been saying that the post-Covid-19 world is going to be different. Everything from trade to restaurants to even the elimination of the handshake has been recently suggested. I am not sure how much, if any, pre-Covid practices will change. I do know that there will be changes related to technology, both in types …

The City of Valdez harbor in 2014. (Creative Commons Photo courtesy Ronald Woan/Flickr) A seafood worker in Valdez has tested positive for COVID-19. But state health officials say they aren’t sure how the man, who works for Peter Pan Seafoods, contracted the virus because he has been in the state for a month, went through …