Is it okay to exercise outdoors during coronavirus isolation?

In this video I want to answer a question that I’ve been hearing a lot lately, especially now that spring is arriving, at least for those of us living in the Northern Hemisphere: Is it okay to go outside to exercise? The answer has to do with why most people, in most places now, are being asked to stay home […]

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Ian Bremmer: Health, Financial, Political Response to COVID-19 | Analysis of a Critical Time | GZERO

Hi everybody. Ian Bremmer here. Yet another coronavirus edition updating you on what the hell I think is going on the world. We’re going to be in this position, I think, for some time, frankly. And I mean, a few things I can say. First, some good news. The developed world, the wealthy countries in the world, the governments are […]

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Healthcare is a Boat- How COVID-19 is Overwhelming the Healthcare System

The healthcare system is a boat.. This boat carries people across the water from being sick to being well, and it does that pretty well most of the time. This boat only has so many spots on it, though, and because of all the social, political and economic realities of the world , that boat even on the best days […]

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Mental health and Covid 19

This video is about our mental health and how it can be impacted by Covid-19 or the current coronavirus pandemic. Hi, my name is Jay. I’m a Scout and I’m from the UK. I’m also a mental health nurse that works with children and young people. Mental health is how we think, feel, behave. It’s how we see the world […]

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Americans stranded abroad try to escape border closures, overwhelmed health care systems

JUDY WOODRUFF: The U.S. State Department says that it has brought back 15,000 Americans who were stranded in more than 30 countries. But some 30,000 Americans are still stuck abroad. And, as Nick Schifrin reports, they are worried about local border closures and health care systems becoming overwhelmed. NICK SCHIFRIN: When 28-year-old Samantha Behlog landed in Honduras earlier this month, […]

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Coronavirus: Children on School Holidays, with Brett Sutton, Victorian Chief Health Officer

So school holidays have come forward in Victoria by about a week. That means kids are at home with their families. But also, as is normally the case for school holidays, want to be out and about. What we’re trying to say is limit the interaction of kids with everyone else to the extent that you can. Certainly you shouldn’t […]

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University of Florida and UF Health faculty pioneer a ventilator made from hardware-store parts

Even the components to build ventilators are on short supply. It’s not just the ventilators, it’s the parts you need to build are in short supply. We heard in Italy that they ran out of ventilators, and the way things are going in the United States, there might be a huge shortage of ventilators that not even the industry can […]

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Pandemic intensifies universal health care conversation

>>Sreenivasan: IN A SIGN OF THE ECONOMIC TOLL COVID-19 IS TAKING, MORE THAN THREE MILLION AMERICANS FILED FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS LAST WEEK, A RECORD NUMBER. ACCORDING TO THE KAISER HEALTH FOUNDATION, CLOSE TO HALF OF EMPLOYEES RECEIVE HEALTH INSURANCE FROM THEIR EMPLOYER. THAT MEANS MORE THAN 1,500,000 PEOPLE MIGHT NOW BE NOT ONLY OUT OF A JOB BUT WITHOUT HEALTH […]

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