• Three-pronged Distancing Most Effective at Controlling COVID-19 - Study

    10 days ago - By Medscape

    A key modeling study from Singapore has found that putting multiple social lockdowns in place - including school closures - will have the biggest impact on curbing COVID-19, the pandemic disease caused by the new coronavirus.
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  • Social Distancing Didn't Ruin My Son's Birthday

    Social Distancing Didn't Ruin My Son's Birthday

    10 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    As of two days ago, my son is four years old. Since we are in voluntary isolation to do our part to curb the spread of COVID-19, we celebrated his birthday at home , just the five of us.
    We didn't get to have a party. Not a single friend was allowed to come over. The beautiful professional Mickey Mouse cake I commissioned sits in a freezer far away. There were no pony rides, no petting zoo, no costumed characters, no face painter, and no inflatable bounce house.
    I didn't even have balloons or streamers on hand.
    The zoo is closed. We couldn't visit a park or set up a playdate at a...
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  • Experts' advice for people with diabetes, celebrating Match Day amid COVID-19 - top stories in endocrinology

    10 days ago - By Healio

    Experts are warning patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes of their increased susceptibility to COVID-19 and are recommending that they keep an adequate supply of medication to be better prepared. It was the top story in endocrinology last week.
    Another top story was about how medical students are celebrating Match Day 2020 amid institutional shutdowns.
    Read these and more top stories in endocrinology below:
    Extra insulin supplies, medications advised for people with diabetes in wake of COVID-19
    As the country struggles to come up with a public health response to the novel coronavirus...
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  • Indian Balconies Come Alive on Day 1 of the 21-Day COVID-19 Lockdown

    Indian Balconies Come Alive on Day 1 of the 21-Day COVID-19 Lockdown

    10 days ago - By Medindia Health

    Millions of Indians took to balconies across cities on Day 1 of the 21-day COVID-19 lockdown to stay fit, as Netflix streaming became monotonous and Facebook a dreadful exercise.
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