Category Archives: Healthcare

Open Thread | What We Can Do As A Society

More COVID-19 wisdom from Andy Slavitt:     COVID Update August 2: If someone told you, you could save somebody’s life, your answer would be what do I have to do? — Andy Slavitt @ 🏡 (@ASlavitt) August 2, 2020 … Continue reading

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Open Thread | What Is Wrong With This Country

Andy Slavitt brings it to us again:   It is very likely that one of the biggest hot spots spreading COVID throughout the US could be Las Vegas. — Andy Slavitt @ 🏡 (@ASlavitt) August 2, 2020 What do you … Continue reading

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Open Thread | More From Andy Slavitt

Mr. Slavitt brings truth:   COVID Update July 23: If you don’t know many people who have Coronavirus, its because you don’t know the people who pick the food you eat. Yes many of the people getting sick are working … Continue reading

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Open Thread | What Are the Health Ramifications for the SURVIVORS of COVID-19?

So many think that COVID-19 is like the flu. IT👏IS👏NOT👏LIKE👏THE👏FLU👏 Read this Twitter feed:     So, we've all been focused on the now, the short-term effects of #SARSCoV2 and the acute health impact of #COVID19, but what are we … Continue reading

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Open Thread | COVID-19 Kills the Young Too😢😢

Do not live under the delusion that COVID-19 only kills the old. Not true. Read this Twitter thread. Have your heart broken at the lives cut short. They had decades of life left. They should still be here.😢😢😢 COVID-19 doesn’t … Continue reading

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Open Thread | More About the Lingering After-Effects of COVID-19

People need to learn about what happens AFTER you are deemed ‘over’ COVID-19.     New @JAMA_current publication looking at recovered #COVID19 patients in Italy. The outcomes are concerning: a thread. /1 — Dr. Tara C. Smith (@aetiology) July 10, … Continue reading

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Open Thread | COVID-19 and Black People in One of the Wealthiest Counties in America

Why has Prince George’s County been hit so hard? Can it really be about race? All about race? The economics would tell you otherwise, after all, this is one of the most successful counties in the country for African-American professionals. … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Sweden Is A Cautionary COVID-19 Tale

When this all began, the right-wing caught the ‘Sweden fever’. Sweden was such a model for the world. Why shut down everything…that’s not what Sweden is doing. I wish someone would go back and do an analysis of how many … Continue reading

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Open Thread | This Isn’t Rocket Science, But, It Is Science

Wear a Mask😠😠 It's amazing how much good one little mask can do! Check out how a normal, everyday mask keeps respiratory droplets from spreading outside your body, potentially sharing viruses. pic.twitter.com/zeXyemJwO8 — Providence Eastern WA (@providence_phc) June 26, 2020 … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Another COVID-19 Testimonial

I try and post these COVID-19 stories because I want for information to spread about those that don’t wind up on a ventilator. THIS👏IS👏NOT👏THE👏FLU👏       Thread: Hey, so, I got #Covid19 in March. I’ve been sick for over … Continue reading

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