By Spencer Kent | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com NJ.com Posted Feb 28, 6:45 AM Tele-schooling. Hand sanitizers. Warning posters and enhanced disinfectant cleanings. School districts across New Jersey are gearing up for a coronavirus outbreak, sending letters to parents and staff about their preventative measures and mitigation plans. While the tone of the letters … Continue reading As coronavirus anxiety builds, N.J. schools prepare for an outbreak
"We have coats and clothes ready to go. We just need a little boy to fill them.” Tasneem Nashrulla. Buzzfeed. Posted on February 6, 2020, at 4:49 p.m. Ruby Faith Cleveland’s new room in Georgia is ready for her. On one side of the wall is a board with her name in pink letters. Another … Continue reading They Were Trying To Adopt Kids From China. Then Came The Coronavirus.
So far, very few young children seem to be falling ill. The pattern was seen in outbreaks of SARS and MERS, too. By Apoorva Mandavilli. The New York Times. Feb. 5, 2020. The new coronavirus has infected more than 28,000 people, and at least 563 have died. But relatively few children appear to have developed … Continue reading Why the New Coronavirus (Mostly) Spares Children
By Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News Posted Jan 24, 2020 at 11:55 AM Influenza rarely gets the sort of attention that coronavirus has, even though flu has already sickened at least 13 million Americans this winter and killed 6,600 people. In a bad year, the flu kills up to 61,000 Americans. There’s a deadly virus spreading from state to state. … Continue reading Coronavirus terrifies us, but another virus has already killed 6,000 in US