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Scientists can’t rule out theory that Coronavirus is sexually transmitted

Covid-19 is hugely infectious, spreading across the globe in a few short months. It’s thought to be spread through tiny droplets expelled from the mouth when an infected person coughs or sneezes. But researchers at the University of Utah say that the possibility that coronavirus might be sexually transmitted can’t be completely ruled out. Dr James M. Hotaling, a co-author ...

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No Wonder the Kids are Historically Illiterate

Generally, when a buyer is defrauded of services, the demand for the goods diminishes. As more emerges of what colleges and universities across this country are not doing, the demand will dry up unless there are drastic changes. The American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) has published a report titled “What Will They Learn?”  It is a survey of ...

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Instacart, other grocery delivery service delays, cancelations

When Jayne Pinto ordered groceries through Instacart at the end of March, some of the items she requested were sold out. As concerns about COVID-19 grew, so did the food reserves in people’s pantries. Stores were quickly selling out of canned goods and cleaning supplies, including hand sanitizer, paper towels and toilet paper. So, it wasn’t a surprise when her ...

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Survey: 35% say working from home has harmed mental health

Thirty-five percent of workers who telecommute said their mental health had deteriorated as a result of doing so amid the coronavirus lockdown, according to a survey conducted by researchers at Keio University in Tokyo, among other institutions. The survey was conducted online on March 26-28, involving 8,475 employees — including non-regular workers — aged 20 to 64. Of the about ...

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Want To Avoid A Pandemic? Ban Wildlife Trade

We still don’t know exactly how SARS-CoV-2 made the jump to humans. But we do know that wildlife trading makes the virus (and many others like it) much more likely to jump from animals to humans. SARS-CoV-2 is a zoonotic virus. Many others like it can make the jump from pangolins to humans if wildlife trafficking continues unabated. The first ...

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Yale Students are using Coronavirus as an Excuse

Yalies will protest anything — now they want all students to get a “Universal Pass” rather than grades in the wake of COVID-19. Leave it to Yale students to make a crisis about themselves. While worldwide death tolls from the coronavirus grow exponentially every day, these privileged Ivy Leaguers are putting their (supposedly) considerable brainpower into getting out of homework. ...

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How Not to Tank Your Relationship in Quarantine

Instead of striving to be a perfect partner, concentrate on avoiding elementary mistakes. Studies have shown that people get relatively little credit for delivering more than they had promised, but they pay a stiff price for doing less. Before you make a commitment, beware what psychologists call the “planning fallacy,” our tendency to underestimate how long a project will take. ...

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The Coronavirus Recession Is Already Here

You don’t need to be told there’s something deeply wrong in the economy right now. The coronavirus crisis has sent the economy into a tailspin in the United States and around the globe. The restaurant industry has ground to a halt. So have air travel, auto manufacturing, hotels, gyms, and cruise lines. The stock market has posted enormous losses and ...

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