Recommended Reading – Coronavirus and Related Topics
‘How Do I Set Boundaries With My Boss During a Pandemic?’ It’s not reasonable to expect people to be on call 24/7 simply because they are stuck at home. By Alison Green on the Vice Website.
What you should know about DIY masks and ventilators. Here’s what scientists and healthcare workers say about making homemade protective gear and medical supplies amid the coronavirus pandemic. By Emily Sohn on the National Geographic Website.
Coronavirus: can herd immunity protect us from COVID-19? Herd immunity has been touted as a way to slow the virus’s transmission. But what is it, and at what point would we feel its effects? By James Lloyd on the Science Focus Website.
The Doctor Who Helped Defeat Smallpox Explains What’s Coming. Epidemiologist Larry Brilliant, who warned of pandemic in 2006, says we can beat the novel coronavirus—but first, we need lots more testing. By Steven Levy on the Wired Website.
The untold origin story of then 95 mask. The most important design object of our time was more than a century in the making. By Mark Wilson on the Fast Company Website.
How to Support Your Friends’ Mental Health During Self-Isolation. With many people staying home during the coronavirus pandemic, it’s vital we look out for each other – and ourselves. By the Editors of Men’s Health on the Men’s Health Website.
These wild animals also practice social distancing to avoid getting sick. Some species, such as chimpanzees and honeybees, enforce strict measures to prevent the spread of disease. By Sydney Combs on the National Geographic Website.
Coronavirus Timeline: How The World Will Change Over The Next 18 Months. Whether the coronavirus pandemic lasts for two months or two years, the way that we live and work will be altered irrevocably. By Chris Stokel-Walker on the Esquire Website.
The brutal reality of dying under Italy’s coronavirus lockdown. Strict quarantines at hospitals, restrictions on funerals and the sheer number of cases are changing how people die – and how their families can mourn. By Alessio Perrone on the Wired UK Website.
Coronavirus: Will COVID-19 become a seasonal virus? Everything from seasonal temperatures differences to changes in social behaviour can change the way in which a virus spreads, but what does the future hold for COVID-19? We ask Dr Mike Skinner, a virologist based at Imperial College London. By Jason Goodyer on the Science Focus Website.