Amid Coronavirus Pandemic, Good News is Still Available
Headline Roundup March 26th, 2020
Good things are still happening, both on the coronavirus front and entirely separate from it, as humanity continues to grapple with a global pandemic that's infected nearly 500,000 people worldwide. Coverage from news organizations throughout the political spectrum is managing to maintain a positive element, as scientists fight to find a cure and people work to maintain community and camaraderie in the face of quarantines and social distancing.
Of all the shortages created by the coronavirus pandemic -- the toilet paper and the hand sanitizer and the bottled water -- the oddest of them all has to be dogs. Oh, and cats too.
That’s right, in the New York city area, the epicenter of the disease, there is suddenly a run on pets. At least of the adopted or fostered kind. Muddy Paws Rescue and Best Friends Animal Society are reporting shelters they work with are either all out of or almost out of cats and dogs after...
Currently, there is no known specific medicine to treat the novel coronavirus, but researchers in Italy suggest that the COVID-19 disease is slow to mutate, based on its genetic material.
This finding could aid in helping large swaths of people over an extended period of time once a specific cure is found.
The study, which was produced by two independent teams in the country, used "a new next-generation sequencing (NGS) research assay" from Thermo Fisher Scientific on Italian COVID-19 patients. The experts then compared them to a sample from the...
The coronavirus pandemic has left many without jobs, making it difficult to pay for rent.
Thankfully, Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard, who own a couple of residential buildings in Los Angeles, are taking notice of this and are waiving tenants' rent fees for April.
TMZ reported that Dax's sister, who is the manager of Kristen and Dax's company Pringus Property LLC, emailed tenants over the weekend to let them know the great news and "promised to work with residents going forward as best as possible."
This news comes after many...
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