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Doctors raise alarm about health effects of continued coronavirus shutdown: ‘Mass casualty incident’

Doctors raise alarm about health effects of continued coronavirus shutdown: ‘Mass casualty incident’

More than 600 doctors signed onto a letter sent to President Trump Tuesday pushing him to end the “national shutdown” aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus, calling the widespread state orders keeping businesses closed and kids home from school a “mass casualty incident” with “exponentially growing health consequences.” The letter outlines a variety of consequences that the doctors have […]

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Superspreader Events Offer a Clue on Curbing Coronavirus

Superspreader Events Offer a Clue on Curbing Coronavirus

Some scientists looking for ways to prevent a return to exponential growth in coronavirus infections after lockdowns are lifted are zeroing in on a new approach: focus on avoiding superspreading events. The theory is that banning mass public events where hundreds of attendees can infect themselves in the space of a few hours, along with […]

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TeleHealth Services are Here to Stay!

TeleHealth Services are Here to Stay!

PASWFL has offered telehealth services for years and we pride ourselves on running a modern and technologically advanced practice. When the COVID-19 pandemic broke out, demand for telehealth appointments sky-rocketed and we were relieved to have had some of the infrastructure already in place. Our Patients are Loving Virtual Mental Health Appointments It’s been a […]

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Why the Coronavirus Is So Confusing

Why the Coronavirus Is So Confusing

On march 27, as the U.S. topped 100,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19, Donald Trump stood at the lectern of the White House press-briefing room and was asked what he’d say about the pandemic to a child. Amid a meandering answer, Trump remarked, “You can call it a germ, you can call it a flu, you can […]

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Local, Practical, Apolitical: Inside Germany’s Successful Coronavirus Strategy

Local, Practical, Apolitical: Inside Germany’s Successful Coronavirus Strategy

Source: Wall Street Journal By: Bojan Pancevski and Bertrand Benoit Nation’s 16 states are unsung heroes of the battle; keeping factories open, health-care system prepared BERLIN—Germany’s success in battling the coronavirus pandemic has drawn international attention. The main lessons: Fight the virus locally, and keep politics out of it. Germany’s campaign against the virus has largely been fought by regional […]