Holocaust – Horrors for Women – Day in Memory of Holocaust Victims

Jewish women from the Mizocz Ghetto in the Ukraine, which held roughly 1,700 Jews. Some are holding infants as they are forced to wait in a line before their execution by Germans and Ukrainian collaborators. [Photo credits: Main Commission for the Investigation of Nazi War Crimes] A Holocaust Photo Essay http://www.english.illinois.edu/MAPS/holocaust/photoessay.htm

Women Using Codes at Pharmacies to Escape Domestic Violence During Lockdown #domesticviolence #lockdown

On Sunday, a woman walked into a pharmacy in the French city of Nancy, one of the few public places still open after the government imposed a nationwide lockdown to prevent the spread of a dangerous virus. But the woman wasn’t there for medicine; she was there to tell the pharmacist that her partner had abused her. […]

As the Virus Pandemic Rages, Women & Girls Face Intensified Risks #pandemicgirlswomen

UNITED NATIONS, New York – As the COVID-19 pandemic rages around the world, governments are taking unprecedented measures to limit the spread of the virus, ramping up health system responses and announcing movement restrictions affecting millions. But amid these efforts, policymakers must not lose sight of the vulnerabilities of women and girls, which have been exacerbated […]

Older adults, 65 years and older, are at higher risk for severe illness. 8 out of 10 deaths reported in the U.S. have been in adults 65 years old and older #covid19 #CDC

What you can do If you have a serious underlying medical condition: Stay home if possible. Wash your hands often. Avoid close contact (6 feet, which is about two arm lengths) with people who are sick. Clean and disinfect frequently touched services. Avoid all cruise travel and non-essential air travel. Call your healthcare professional if […]

Aerosol and Surface Stability of SARS-CoV-2 as Compared with SARS-CoV-1 NEJM #coronavirus

To the Editor: (Info to mitigate pandemic) A novel human coronavirus that is now named severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) (formerly called HCoV-19) emerged in Wuhan, China, in late 2019 and is now causing a pandemic.1We analyzed the aerosol and surface stability of SARS-CoV-2 and compared it with SARS-CoV-1, the most closely related […]