Marcia shares a breadth of insights related to COVID-19, both personally and professionally.Continue reading
Gabriella’s COVID-19 Story: She Considers Herself Lucky
Gabriella’s employer practiced Contact Tracing for a group at work who had been exposed to COVID-19. All developed symptoms; none knew for certain whether they themselves contracted the virus.Continue reading
Deb Shares Unexpected Reflections About Her Dad’s COVID-19 Death
Sadly, Deb’s father, who was a resident of a nursing home because of progressive dementia, contracted COVID at the long-term care facility and died earlier this spring.Continue reading
Jill Makes New Friend, but Struggles to Keep Business Afloat
Jill B speaks from the experience of recovering from COVID-19, running a local retail shop, and developing a pandemic phone-pal. Read through to learn some unique and uplifting ways that Jill has learned to cope.Continue reading
Frontline “Heroes” Don’t Always Want to Be Heroes
Nick, a nurse (RN) on a general medical ward of an urban academic teaching hospital in a Northeast city, takes much of the experience of treating COVID-19 patients in stride. His refreshing approach is inspiring and reinforces that nurses are the heart and backbone of our healthcare institutions, under both normal and pandemic circumstances.Continue reading
Mass. General Vaccine Chief Warns Coronavirus Still ‘Highly Infectious’
Dr. Poznansky discusses the risk of COVID-19 transmission during crowded Memorial Day celebrations, as well as the current status of vaccine development.
“From a crowded pool party at Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri to a street party in Daytona Beach, Florida, Memorial Day festivities brought hundreds close together in several U.S. cities Monday — largely without masks or other such precautions…”
A Mom Reflects About Her High School Graduate
Today is Memorial Day. Ordinarily, like most Americans, I look forward to this holiday as a marker for the start of summer. Living in New England, you can’t count on the weather being warm; but, you can count on activities that signify the sunny solstice. Except this year, when the only holiday seems to be Ground Hogs Day, Bill Murray style.Continue reading
COVID-19 vaccines should be focused on most vulnerable: Dr. Mark Poznansky
More companies are looking to produce a vaccine to stop the spread of COVID-19. Dr. Mark Poznansky, Director of Vaccine and Immunotherapy Center at Massachusetts General Hospital joins Yahoo Finance’s On The Move to break down HaloVax’s coronavirus vaccine.
Look to the ‘Lady with the Lamp’ as we respond to COVID-19 worldwide
Florence Nightingale offers lessons of leadership; those who emulate her style are successfully keeping down numbers of COVID-19 infections and deaths in their countries.
“Born on May 12, 200 years ago in Italy, Florence Nightingale is known for revolutionizing the nursing profession and introducing hygienic practices that, even now, save countless lives. At this moment in history, world leaders who emulate her transformative governance style are achieving noteworthy outcomes for their respective countries during the COVID-19 crisis. Today, it is many women heads of state who rise to Nightingale’s level of laudable leadership…“