Ecology

Public Health Expert Insights on the Pandemic

Printed under Fair Use. In today's edition: The pandemic's impact on kids isn't just about illness What's driving India's "black fungus" crisis? David Dowdy's personal Year in Review ICYMI: COVID-19 and Kids—Impacts, Uncertainties, and the Role of Vaccines The pandemic has been an incredibly disruptive event in young people’s lives. Last week, Johns Hopkins University and the University of Washington... Read more →


Inside the Adirondack Blue Line by Lesia Vincent There once was a time early in our marriage when the responsibilities of child-rearing and house stewardship was not even on the horizon. The cloud of trouble lightly touched our family with my ectopic pregnancy and father-in-law’s cancer prognosis hanging in the air. Death would not visit our clan for another few... Read more →


Here is your up-to-date link to keep track of the CV-19 numbers and places: https://ncov2019.live/data Here is info abou the site and, yes, thank you, Avi! About Who made this website? This site was created by Avi Schiffmann. I am a high schooler in Washington State, USA. You can email me at [email protected]. You can find my LinkedIn here. Twitter... Read more →


How the Mohawks Responded to Historical Plagues © by Doug George-Kanentiio, Akwesasne Mohawk When I was growing up on Akwesasne Mohawk Territory there were social habits which reflected an historical response to the devastating communicable diseases which came close to wiping out our ancestors. Beginning in the early 17th century illnesses such as smallpox and influenza struck the Iroquois hard.... Read more →


Reprinted from The Onion under Fair Use. Top U.S. Health Experts: ‘Hold On To Your Fucking Seats Because This Bitch Hasn’t Even Thought About Starting Yet’ /12/20 2:29PM • SEE MORE:VOL 56 ISSUE 10 CORONAVIRUS STANFORD, CA—In response to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, top U.S. health experts warned the nation Thursday to hold onto their fucking seats, because this bitch... Read more →


Reprinted under Fair Use from Intelligencer. CORONAVIRUS MAR. 18, 2020 The Leader of the Free World Gives a Speech, and She Nails It By Justin Davidson @JDavidsonNYC Image from Getty Images. Angela Merkel doesn’t do drama and she doesn’t give speeches on TV. So the mere fact that the German chancellor faced the camera across a desk and spoke to... Read more →


Reprinted with permission from Ugo Bardi and Cassandra's Legacy, whose motto is: Always plan for the worst case hypothesis. Wednesday, March 18, 2020 The doom that came to Florence by Ugo Bardi Where once had risen walls of 300 cubits and towers yet higher, now stretched only the marshy shore, and where once had dwelt fifty millions of men now... Read more →