Even Hollywood facility for elderly celebs hit hard by Coronavirus

Days ago a major legacy media outlet acknowledged thousands of deaths by Coronavirus in nursing homes, also called long-term care facilities or facilities for the elderly. Although media and politicians appear surprised by this, they shouldn’t be. Continue reading “Even Hollywood facility for elderly celebs hit hard by Coronavirus”

Coronavirus take 2: Who’s stupid and common sense measures no one talks about

Coronaviruses illustration/CDC/James Gathany
An illustration of the morphology exhibited by Coronaviruses. (Image Credit CDC, James Gathany)

Right now, no one seems to know if you can buy seeds to plant in Michigan. After protesters in North Carolina—reportedly in their cars with windows up—attracted the attention of the police department, officials made the situation a national issue by claiming protesting is “a non-essential activity.” Amid all this reportage we are missing common sense measures and we are witnessing what amounts to stupid. Continue reading “Coronavirus take 2: Who’s stupid and common sense measures no one talks about”

Why ignore a resource that might save lives even when Coronavirus isn’t raging?

Elder care image Amanda Mills CDC
Photo by Amanda Mills, CDC

In a previous article at Indie Art South I asked why media aren’t looking at the implication of indoor air quality amid this Coronavirus pandemic. Indoor air quality is probably the least discussed topic in healthcare, even when an illness like Coronavirus isn’t raging.

Ask yourself a question. What would happen if you walked into a nursing home and lit a cigarette? Continue reading “Why ignore a resource that might save lives even when Coronavirus isn’t raging?”