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 →

Reprinted under Fair Use. Get Ready, A Bigger Disruption Is Coming The Covid-19 pandemic reflects a systemic crisis akin to the seminal crashes of the 20th century. By Pankaj Mishra March 16, 2020, 9:00 AM EDT Image: Some history lessons are hard to learn. Source: Topical Press Agency/Hulton Archive (This is the first in a two-part series.) As global supply... Read more →

Reprinted with permission from the Middle East Forum. Iran Can't Hide Its Dystopian Hellscape by Seth Frantzman The Jerusalem Post March 14, 2020 Excerpts of article originally published under the title "Iran's Rouhani Warns Media, Seeks to Suppress Coronavirus Coverage." Image: A satellite image from early March of mass burial plots for coronavirus victims in Qom, Iran. (Maxar Technologies) Iran's... Read more →

Superb research and writing by Dylan Matthews, reprinted under Fair Use from Vox. A medical worker performs acupuncture on the neck of a coronavirus patient in Wuhan, China, on March 11, 2020. Feature China/Barcroft Media via Getty Images 9 charts that explain the coronavirus pandemic What symptoms are most common, which groups are most at risk, and more. By Dylan... Read more →

Printed under Fair Use. A timeline of the President Trump’s statements in regard to coronavirus COVID-19 by Jeff Rechenbach March 13 at 7:52 PM This is indefensible. A timeline of the President Trump’s statements in regard to coronavirus COVID-19:‬ ‪January 22: “We have it totally under control. It’s one person coming in from China. It’s going to be just fine.”‬... Read more →

Printed under Fair Use from the Ccenter for Disease Control. 1918 Pandemic Influenza Historic Timeline Español In 1918, a new influenza virus emerged. During this same time period World War I was taking place. The conditions of World War I (overcrowding and global troop movement) helped the 1918 flu spread. The vulnerability of healthy young adults and the lack of... Read more →

Corona Virus in Italy: A View from the Street by Alan Pascuzzi, Ph.D., Florence, Italy Here is why Italy has been hit so badly with this virus (do not listen to what the media is telling you - I am here and this is what is happening): Virus reported in China in late January Italian government reacts by saying it... Read more →

Printed under Fair Use. The growing coronavirus recession threat by Dion Rabouin from Axios Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios In just a matter of weeks, top economists and investment bank analysts have gone from expecting the coronavirus outbreak to have minimal impact on the U.S. economy to warning that an outright recession may be on the horizon. What's happening: The spread of... Read more →

Reprinted from Cassandra's Legacy with permission. ... from Cassandra's Legacy by Ugo Bardi: Italy Under the Coronavirus Attack: the Return of the Plague Spreaders This post is about how Italy is reacting to the diffusion of the COVID-19 epidemics that arrived during the past few days in the Northern regions of the country. Among other effects, it generated a wave... Read more →

US Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes Water Level Projections into 2020

Printed under Fair Use from the US Army Corps of Engineers Detroit District Website. Note that we have previous The Eastern Woodlands Fusion articles on Great Lakes water levels: Property Owners Still Reeling from Great Lakes High Water 2020 Poses Even Higher Water Levels in the Great Lakes Lake Superior's New Climate Change Reality This is the laterst from the... Read more →