COVID Around the World

Click a Place to Read More About COVID-19 There! **Part 2 Coming Soon** Link to our blogs: https://activismimpacts.world/our-blogs Sources: https://www.unicef.org/emergencies/yemen-crisis https://www.wfp.org/emergencies/yemen-emergency https://www.coronatracker.com/country/yemen/ https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/country/bangladesh/ https://globalvoices.org/2020/06/14/covid-19-is-rapidly-exhausting-bangladesh-healthcare-system-amidst-alarming-rise-of-infected-people/ https://www.rfi.fr/en/international/20200409-rohingya-camps-in-bangladesh-in-complete-coronavirus-lockdown-risk-spread-covid-19 https://www.brookings.edu/blog/future-development/2020/06/15/yemen-and-covid-19-the-pandemic-exacts-its-devastating-toll/

FDA Approves Coronavirus Antigen Test

On Saturday, the FDA officially approved an antigen test to be used to detect coronavirus. The test uses a nasal swab and can show a positive or negative result within minutes. This particular test finds protein fragments that are typically seen in coronavirus. At this time, only the San Diego organization Quidel Corporation has been… Continue reading FDA Approves Coronavirus Antigen Test

Kids and Mental Health

Accorded to a study performed in the United Kingdom, 1 in 10 children are faced with mental health issues every day. These mental health issues include depression, anxiety, PTSD, and more. Over 70% of kids who experience mental health issues do not receive appropriate care for their conditions at a young age. There are ways… Continue reading Kids and Mental Health

What Is Self-Quarantine?

What does self-quarantine mean and how do you do it? Self-quarantine refers to people staying home or at another location by choice. However, only people who have not been diagnosed with an illness can self-quarantine. Quarantine can be seen with people who have been in contact with someone diagnosed particular illness. For example, many people… Continue reading What Is Self-Quarantine?

Coronavirus and Flu

This blog post compares and contrasts the 2019 coronavirus and flu. Read our article to learn the similarities and differences between the viruses, and how you can protect yourself and those around you. How are the coronavirus and the flu similar? Studies show COVID-19 and the flu both to be caused by a virus. The… Continue reading Coronavirus and Flu

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