Tag Archives: COVID19

Making special education work for your child during COVID-19

Even in normal times, parents wrestle with decisions about how best to support their children’s development. Now, however, parents are faced with nearly-unprecedented choices, and problems with no clear solutions: What if in-person schooling is better for emotional health, but remote schooling is better for physical health? How can children foster social skills without typical… Read More »

FDA study finds fear and distrust among front-line workers and minority groups around COVID-19 vaccines

Powerful, illuminating and sobering—that’s the description from a research group summing up its initial listening sessions with front-line workers and minority groups about a vaccine. Tasked with tapping key audiences to learn their questions and concerns about a COVID-19 vaccine—and determine how the FDA might best respond—the nonprofit Reagan-Udall Foundation for the FDA is currently in listening mode on… Read More »

Covid-19 news: Sheffield and Doncaster set for tier 3 restrictions

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool A woman pushing a baby stroller walks on a street during stricter restrictions due to the coronavirus outbreak in Sheffield, UKLee Smith/REUTERS Latest coronavirus news as of 5 pm on 21 October South Yorkshire becomes latest… Read More »

How COVID-19 drug/vaccine decisions might be based on little evidence

At this point, the Food and Drug Administration could grant emergency-use authorization. In other words, the two vaccines could hinge on the combined results of 64 people. Haseltine concludes: If — or perhaps when — positive early results from these trials are announced, keep my warnings in mind. These protocols seem designed to get a… Read More »

Where’s REALLY had the most Covid-19 deaths? Study says Belgium but data reveals SAN MARINO

Where has REALLY had the most Covid-19 deaths? Analysis of 19 countries shows Belgium has highest per-population count while UK and US sit 3rd and 4th… but data reveals SAN MARINO is top of the table US researchers compared Covid-19 death tolls in 19 countries with more than five million citizens It found Belgium had… Read More »