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Where to buy the new Ben & Jerry’s x Nike SB Chunky Dunky trainers

Featuring the infamous cow print (Picture: Ben & Jerry’s)They’re not quite the collab partners you might expect, but Ben & Jerry’s have teamed up …

Where to buy the new Ben & Jerry’s x Nike SB Chunky Dunky trainers

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#PositiveCoronavirusNews – 14 Positive Travel News Stories During the Coronavirus Outbreak | #PositveNews

It’s hard to look on the bright side of the coronavirus pandemic, though there are some good news stories: reduction of carbon emissions, Venice’s clear canals
— Read on www.wanderlust.co.uk/content/positive-travel-news-despite-coronavirus/

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#TheVoiceofSocialMedia – Facebook takes another large step in to the E-commerce space…

Facebook opens its own Shop window

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/facebook-opens-its-own-shop-window-h2qwqlwwt

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Netflix releases free documentaries to watch on its YouTube channel

Netflix offers free educational content on YouTube: documentaries and series like Explaining, Our Planet and more. Netflix offers free educational …

Netflix releases free documentaries to watch on its YouTube channel

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John Krasinski throws virtual prom with Billie Eilish and Jonas brothers and it’s amazing

John Krasinski threw an epic virtual prom with Billie Eilish and the Jonas Brothers (Picture: YouTube)John Kraskinski is determined not to let …

John Krasinski throws virtual prom with Billie Eilish and Jonas brothers and it’s amazing

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103-year-old woman recovers from coronavirus

HOPKINS COUNTY, KY (WFIE/CNN) — A 103-year-old woman has recovered from the novel coronavirus in Kentucky. Virginia Harris was diagnosed with …

103-year-old woman recovers from coronavirus

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Remote Work is the Next Operating System for Living

Life has changed more in the last 10 weeks than in the last 10 years. Globally, people are experiencing a new way of living. The catalyst is a global…

Remote Work is the Next Operating System for Living

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A Coronavirus Poem to help inspire & motivate those in lockdown – #PositiveCoronavirusNews #KickCoronasAss

Coronavirus Poem

So Coronavirus is here, it’s made us all Lockdown.

Lots of us are unhappy, it’s even made us frown!

But as the storm clouds linger, a new dawn is awaiting.

A time for fun and laughter and no more self isolating.

Let’s cheers on all the NHS and others on the front line.

Let clap and cheer on Thursday evenings and show them all a good time.

When Entrepreneurs pull together they can get a lot achieved.

Making Ventilators, Facemasks and lots of PPE.

So now’s a time to stay positive, and don’t let Covid Win,

Let’s stop the virus spreading, it’s time to all stay in.

Don’t get down for too long, as storms will always pass.

Keep motivated and positive an let’s kick Corona’s Ass.

Mike Armstrong #PositiveCoronavirusNews

#PositiveCoronavirusNews #KickCoronasAss

Written By Mike Armstrong On 12/04/2020

Copyright MikeArmstrong 2020

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US becomes first country to record 2,000 deaths in 24 hours with 505,000 people now infected

THE US has become the first country to record more than 2,000 coronavirus deaths in just 24 hours – with 505,000 people now infected. Johns Hopkins …

US becomes first country to record 2,000 deaths in 24 hours with 505,000 people now infected

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Cancer survivor, 72, who beat coronavirus is met by cheers as he leaves hospital after two weeks on a ventilator

A LUNG cancer survivor who beat the coronavirus after spending two weeks on a ventilator received a round of applause upon leaving the hospital …

Cancer survivor, 72, who beat coronavirus is met by cheers as he leaves hospital after two weeks on a ventilator

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“In our relationships one of the most valuable things we can do is learn to pause.”, with Jean Fitzpatrick

In our relationships one of the most valuable things we can do is learn to pause. It is a given that our partner and other loved ones will upset or …

“In our relationships one of the most valuable things we can do is learn to pause.”, with Jean Fitzpatrick

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Joe Rogan says UFC 249 cancellation ‘saves me a lot of f****** thinking’

Joe Rogan admits the cancellation of UFC 249 ‘saves me a lot of f****** thinking’. The highly-anticipated event, originally scheduled for April 18 in…

Joe Rogan says UFC 249 cancellation ‘saves me a lot of f****** thinking’

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Will This Crisis Be Your Hero’s Call to Action?

The Hero’s Journey of an average person pulled into a trek of trial, and eventual transformation always has the victorious ending, but what is often …

Will This Crisis Be Your Hero’s Call to Action?

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Donald Trump threatens to stop paying WHO after they got coronavirus ‘very wrong’

President Donald J. Trump, joined by members of the Coronavirus Task Force, delivers remarks on the COVID-19 pandemic in the James S. Brady Press …

Donald Trump threatens to stop paying WHO after they got coronavirus ‘very wrong’

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Coronavirus: at a glance | World news

Key developments in the global coronavirus epidemic today include: Global cases exceed 1.4 million and the death toll exceeds 82,000 There are …

Coronavirus: at a glance | World news

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Marvel Releases Its Iconic Comics For Free To Entertain Self-Isolated Fans – #PositiveCoronavirusNews

Image via Giannis Papanikos / Shutterstock.com Marvel fans who are stuck at home can find something new to do besides binge-watching shows on Disney+…

Marvel Releases Its Iconic Comics For Free To Entertain Self-Isolated Fans

Marvel Comics – #PositiveCoronavirusNews

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Gwyneth Paltrow Unveils Best Sex Toys To Spice Up Self-Love During Lockdown – #PositiveCoronavirusNews

Image via Tinseltown / Shutterstock.com Gwyneth Paltrow has revealed a list of her top vibrators for individuals and couples to try during the …

Gwyneth Paltrow Unveils Best Sex Toys To Spice Up Self-Love During Lockdown

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Positive Coronavirus News from Harvard no less – #PositiveCoronavirusNews

Robert H. Shmerling, MD

In the midst of the fear, worry, and uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, each day seems to bring news that’s worse than the day before.

The cause for concern is justified. But, as in most major disasters, tragedies, and public health threats, there are reasons for hope, and even optimism. They may be hard to see, even if you’re a “cup-half-full” or “it could always be worse” type of person. But they are there. Here are a few.

The good news about the coronavirus pandemic

  • Most people with COVID-19 recover.Estimates now suggest that 99% of people infected with the virus that causes COVID-19 will recover. Some people have no symptoms at all. And while thousands of people have died, the overall death rate is about 1% (or perhaps even lower), far less than MERS (about 34%), SARS(about 11%), or Ebola (90%), though higher than the average seasonal flu(0.1%).The loss of life related to this illness is terrible and far more cases are expected, but based on the fatality rates alone, it could be far worse.
  • Children seem to be infected less often and have milder disease. According to the CDC, the vast majority of infections so far have afflicted adults. And when kids are infected, they tend to have milder disease. For kids and their parents, that’s good news. However, it’s important to note that children can develop infection. A recent study from China early in the outbreak demonstrated that a small number of kids, especially infants and toddlers, can develop serious infection. As is true generally, it’s likely that kids can spread infection in the absence of symptoms, though how often this happens is unclear. It’s perplexing, though fortunate, that this new coronavirus does not behave the way so many other illnesses do, in which the elderly and the young are particularly vulnerable.
  • The number of new cases is falling where the outbreak began. During his speech declaring the new coronavirus outbreak a pandemic, the director-general of the WHO pointed out that “China and the Republic of Korea have significantly declining epidemics.” In fact, Wuhan province (site of the very first cases) has just reported no new local cases for the first time since the outbreak began. The only new cases were “imported” from travelers arriving there. While actual numbers are hard to verify, and the methods these countries used to contain infection, such as aggressive diagnostic testing and strict isolation measures, are unlikely to be practical or acceptable everywhere, if the number of new cases in China is truly declining, that’s a good thing and suggests that efforts to contain the spread of this infection can be successful.
  • The internet exists. We currently have ways to practice social distancing that preserve at least some social and medical connections. People in isolation or quarantine can ask for help, visit friends, “see” family and doctors virtually, and provide updates on their condition.
  • Our response to future pandemics should improve. The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed shortcomings in healthcare systems throughout the world that provide an opportunity to improve them. For example, a faster global response, better and quicker distribution of testing kits, and more coordinated and coherent public messaging should be expected the next time around. (No guarantees, of course.)
  • Many people and organizations have stepped up to improve the situation. In the US, for example:
    • Some major health insurers have promised to cover care and testingrelated to COVID-19.
    • A number of celebrities and professional athletes have donated significant resources to help those taking a financial hit by the pandemic, such as the workers at the stadiums where athletes play.
    • Newly approved legislation provides paid sick leave and paid family and medical leave for some American workers, free testing for people without insurance, and added funding to states for Medicaid.
    • There are innumerable stories of people helping each other out — here’s one I particularly like.

The bottom line

Make no mistake: the new coronavirus epidemic is a big problem that’s expected to become bigger in the weeks and months to come. For those who are infected as well as those trying to avoid infection, these are trying times. But amid all the doom and gloom, there are some positive stories, positive messages and reasons to remain hopeful.

At a time when the citizenry of this country is so politically divided, we can also hope that this threat brings us together in ways that help us to better recognize commonalities: we’re all human, we get sick, and we worry about loved ones. As social creatures, we try to help one another when bad things happen. If that happens, it would be good news that could not have been foreseen before the pandemic.

Follow me on Twitter @RobShmerling

For more on this see the full Harvard Publication Here –

https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/the-coronavirus-pandemic-is-not-good-but-the-news-is-not-all-bad-2020031919247

Business and Sports News from Mike Armstrong – See http://mikearmstrong.me

Positive Coronavirus News from Harvard no less – #PositiveCoronavirusNews

Robert H. Shmerling, MD

In the midst of the fear, worry, and uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, each day seems to bring news that’s worse than the day before.

The cause for concern is justified. But, as in most major disasters, tragedies, and public health threats, there are reasons for hope, and even optimism. They may be hard to see, even if you’re a “cup-half-full” or “it could always be worse” type of person. But they are there. Here are a few.

The good news about the coronavirus pandemic

  • Most people with COVID-19 recover.Estimates now suggest that 99% of people infected with the virus that causes COVID-19 will recover. Some people have no symptoms at all. And while thousands of people have died, the overall death rate is about 1% (or perhaps even lower), far less than MERS (about 34%), SARS(about 11%), or Ebola (90%), though higher than the average seasonal flu(0.1%).The loss of life related to this illness is terrible and far more cases are expected, but based on the fatality rates alone, it could be far worse.
  • Children seem to be infected less often and have milder disease. According to the CDC, the vast majority of infections so far have afflicted adults. And when kids are infected, they tend to have milder disease. For kids and their parents, that’s good news. However, it’s important to note that children can develop infection. A recent study from China early in the outbreak demonstrated that a small number of kids, especially infants and toddlers, can develop serious infection. As is true generally, it’s likely that kids can spread infection in the absence of symptoms, though how often this happens is unclear. It’s perplexing, though fortunate, that this new coronavirus does not behave the way so many other illnesses do, in which the elderly and the young are particularly vulnerable.
  • The number of new cases is falling where the outbreak began. During his speech declaring the new coronavirus outbreak a pandemic, the director-general of the WHO pointed out that “China and the Republic of Korea have significantly declining epidemics.” In fact, Wuhan province (site of the very first cases) has just reported no new local cases for the first time since the outbreak began. The only new cases were “imported” from travelers arriving there. While actual numbers are hard to verify, and the methods these countries used to contain infection, such as aggressive diagnostic testing and strict isolation measures, are unlikely to be practical or acceptable everywhere, if the number of new cases in China is truly declining, that’s a good thing and suggests that efforts to contain the spread of this infection can be successful.
  • The internet exists. We currently have ways to practice social distancing that preserve at least some social and medical connections. People in isolation or quarantine can ask for help, visit friends, “see” family and doctors virtually, and provide updates on their condition.
  • Our response to future pandemics should improve. The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed shortcomings in healthcare systems throughout the world that provide an opportunity to improve them. For example, a faster global response, better and quicker distribution of testing kits, and more coordinated and coherent public messaging should be expected the next time around. (No guarantees, of course.)
  • Many people and organizations have stepped up to improve the situation. In the US, for example:
    • Some major health insurers have promised to cover care and testingrelated to COVID-19.
    • A number of celebrities and professional athletes have donated significant resources to help those taking a financial hit by the pandemic, such as the workers at the stadiums where athletes play.
    • Newly approved legislation provides paid sick leave and paid family and medical leave for some American workers, free testing for people without insurance, and added funding to states for Medicaid.
    • There are innumerable stories of people helping each other out — here’s one I particularly like.

The bottom line

Make no mistake: the new coronavirus epidemic is a big problem that’s expected to become bigger in the weeks and months to come. For those who are infected as well as those trying to avoid infection, these are trying times. But amid all the doom and gloom, there are some positive stories, positive messages and reasons to remain hopeful.

At a time when the citizenry of this country is so politically divided, we can also hope that this threat brings us together in ways that help us to better recognize commonalities: we’re all human, we get sick, and we worry about loved ones. As social creatures, we try to help one another when bad things happen. If that happens, it would be good news that could not have been foreseen before the pandemic.

Follow me on Twitter @RobShmerling

For more on this see the full Harvard Publication Here –

https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/the-coronavirus-pandemic-is-not-good-but-the-news-is-not-all-bad-2020031919247

Business and Sports News from Mike Armstrong – See http://mikearmstrong.me

Positive Coronavirus News roundup… #PositiveCoronavirusNews

  • Battersea Dogs and Cats Home reportedly rehomed more than double their usual amount of cats and dogs last week. Pet shops were also cleared as people looked for a companion for the lockdown.
  • British scientists have developed a new ventilator for the NHS in just a week – they hope the simple design will make it easy for manufacturers to produce en masse.
  • Families in America, Canada and some parts of Britain, have been decking their houses like it’s Christmas with fairy lights, decorations and inflatables.
  • Millions of the world’s poorest people will receive over 20 million hygiene and cleaning products, including soap and bleach, from a new campaign by Unilever and the Department for International Development.
  • A mental health company called Unmind has made their online resources free for all NHS workers to combat the impact of pressure and demand on staff mental health caused by the COVID-19 outbreak. They’ve already had 7,000 NHS staff members sign up.
  • A 96-year-old woman is now the oldest South Korean to fully recover from the coronavirus.
  • The National Emergencies Trust Coronavirus Appeal has raised almost £11 million since launching a week ago (Weds 18). The first £2.5 million is now being distributed to front-line charities, which will deliver food to isolated people, help people recover after leaving hospital, and protect vulnerable children now schools are closed.

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New York field hospital under construction in Central Park to combat coronavirus crisis

Health workers have begun constructing a makeshift field hospital in Central Park. (Picture: MEGA)A field hospital is under construction in New …

New York field hospital under construction in Central Park to combat coronavirus crisis

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Positive Coronavirus News – Unilever News #PositveCoronavirusNews

  • Millions of the world’s poorest people will receive over 20 million hygiene and cleaning products, including soap and bleach, from a new campaign by Unilever and the Department for International Development.

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Positive Coronavirus News – Tech News #PositiveCoronavirusNews

Tesla…

Tesla will reopen it’s New York factory ASAP to manufacture ventilators for Coronavirus patients.

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Positive Coronavirus News – We have the Internet To Keep Us Connected – #PositiveCoronavirusNews

We have the internet to keep us connected…

Before the internet, isolation would have been extremely lonely.

But thanks to the advent of modern technology, it is easy to FaceTime & video call our loved ones and keep up with them on Social Media, making us feel much more connected then we otherwise would have.

Dr Shmerling said: “We currently have ways to practice social distancing that preserve at least some social and medical connections.

“People in isolation or quarantine can ask for help, visit friends, ‘see’ family and doctors virtually and provide updates on their condition.”

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Positive Coronavirus News – Preparation – #PositiveCoronavirusNews

We are better prepared now for future Pandemics…

This pandemic caught the world by surprise, with even the top leaders not expecting this unprecedented pandemic.

However, we will learn from our mistakes, making the next one easier to navigate.

Dr Shmerling: “The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed shortcomings in healthcare systems throughout the world that provide an opportunity to improve them.

“For example, a faster global response, better and quicker distribution of testing kits, and more coordinated and coherent public messaging should be expected the next time around. (No guarantees, of course.)”

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