In April, South Korea lost a total of 85 souls to COVID-19, while the U.S. lost 62,000—an average of 85 deaths every hour. What’s Behind South Korea’s COVID-19 Exceptionalism? – The Atlantic
I gotta soak up moments like this one.
Word of the day: prognostication
Road trip’s off. I kept hoping there’d still be a way to help my friend move from out by the Pacific over to near Lake Michigan, but I just can’t risk planes, buses, and motels with these tricky, uninsured lungs.
The study, which analyzed 43 cities, found that the areas that moved more aggressively to limit activities and physical interactions among the public had more economic growth following the 1918 pandemic. Aggressive Social Distancing Now Is Good For The Economy Later, Study Finds – WBUR
Helped by her husband, Ebel often spends two to three hours a day building the made-to-order ramps which contain several hundred of the small plastic bricks stuck together with up to eight tubes of glue. German grandma builds wheelchair ramps from Lego – Reuters
Hard day today.
What? It’s not like I don’t have the time.
Sunny the golden retriever lives with his owner, Karen Eveleth, in Manitou Springs. They’ve been neighbors with Renee Hellman for over a decade, and when she self-quarantined for her own health, the two thought of a clever way to help her get her groceries. Dog makes deliveries to quarantined neighbor in Colorado – KKTV News… Continue reading Golden Retriever takes orders and makes deliveries