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Positive Links for Children, Teens and Families during the Coronavirus (#54)

Year 2, Week 03 (54)

This Week’s Top Links

COMIC: 'Radiating Love And Positivity' While Teaching In The Pandemic

https://www.npr.org/2021/04/20/988718290/comic-radiating-love-and-positivity-while-teaching-in-the-pandemic

Give yourself a gift and read through this compelling comic by NPR. Don’t deprive yourself by thinking that comics are just for kids, this one isn’t. It’s for anyone who spends time with children and needs an extra boost to get you (and them) through.

The US Just Reached an Incredible COVID-19 Vaccination Milestone

https://www.sciencealert.com/half-of-us-adults-have-now-had-at-least-one-dose-of-the-coronavirus-vaccine

There is good news on the COVID-19 front, especially in the US. It is amazing to see the turnaround in the US since the Biden presidency. This is good news for all the world not just a given country. We just need to combine vaccine use with social distancing guidelines and we’ll get through this thing.

‘We can get rid of COVID together’: B.C. kids share heartwarming advice - Aldergrove Star

https://www.aldergrovestar.com/trending-now/we-can-get-rid-of-covid-together-b-c-kids-share-heartwarming-advice/

This is another heartwarming site worth sharing, written by children but encouraging for everyone. Share this at the dinner table, get your kids to contribute their own thoughts.

Here's how experts know the COVID-19 vaccines are safe

https://apple.news/A2MwQVzNGQeytUZcZrLxgHw

With the Johnson and Johnson vaccine on temporary pause in some countries, it’s worth taking the time to see the extra caution that’s built into testing vaccines. Here is some science that you can share with those who are vaccine-resistant or receiving inaccurate news about vaccine safety.

Dispatches From Quarantine: How Young People Are Documenting History

https://www.npr.org/2021/04/16/986927761/dispatches-from-quarantine-how-young-people-are-documenting-history

There is no doubt this is a historic time to be living through and it’s important these times are not just captured by scholars. Young people have a vital voice to share as well.

Mick Jagger Nails The Problem With Anti-Vaxxers: 'Rational Thought Doesn't Work'

https://apple.news/AZt8qrfhmSb-a7Qmvn7mb0A

The aging rocker makes sense and I hope his words reach those who need an extra boost to move from vaccine hesitant to willing participant.

Everywhere a vaccine passport could be required -- and where it wouldn't be

https://www.cnet.com/health/everywhere-a-vaccine-passport-could-be-required-and-where-it-wouldnt-be/

Keeping vaccine records for yourself (and eventually your children) will be a part of our future. Even as we progress towards booster vaccines.

 

This Weeks Links

20.04.2021

COMIC: 'Radiating Love And Positivity' While Teaching In The Pandemic

https://www.npr.org/2021/04/20/988718290/comic-radiating-love-and-positivity-while-teaching-in-the-pandemic

'We Need To Be Nurtured, Too': Many Teachers Say They're Reaching A Breaking Point

https://www.npr.org/2021/04/19/988211478/we-need-to-be-nurtured-too-many-teachers-say-theyre-reaching-a-breaking-point

Eco-Activist Greta Thunberg Has A New Issue: The Moral Threat of Vaccine Inequality

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2021/04/19/988857599/eco-activist-greta-thunberg-has-a-new-issue-the-moral-threat-of-vaccine-inequali

When Will We Need COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters? Here's What We Know

https://apple.news/AGDankANSRGWVnNWw4b4d8A

The state worst hit by the pandemic

https://apple.news/AfqRy9dZ8QMiCYKdHcy8JaA

COVID once spared the young. Now more are going to the hospital.

https://apple.news/AYf2FZxoCRSCTDhkXgSUjgA

3 doses, then 1 each year: why Pfizer, not AstraZeneca, is the best bet for the long haul

https://theconversation.com/3-doses-then-1-each-year-why-pfizer-not-astrazeneca-is-the-best-bet-for-the-long-haul-159137

Why You Don't Hear About Covid Cases on U.S. Flights 

https://flipboard.com/@srkelleher/why-you-don-t-hear-about-covid-cases-on-u.s.-flights-sns0nq86kegic5n3?from=share&utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=share

Covid-19: US to advise against travel to 80% of countries

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-56813852

19.04.2021

The US Just Reached an Incredible COVID-19 Vaccination Milestone

https://www.sciencealert.com/half-of-us-adults-have-now-had-at-least-one-dose-of-the-coronavirus-vaccine

WHO warns of global surge in COVID cases, deaths

https://apple.news/AuV55dm_SRlCmthNMd26lUA

Why It Takes 2 Weeks For The Covid Vaccines To Kick In

https://in.mashable.com/science/21671/why-it-takes-2-weeks-for-the-covid-vaccines-to-kick-in

I’m Anxious to Go out as the World Begins to Reopen, but Here’s How I’m Getting There

https://www.prevention.com/health/mental-health/a36155532/reopening-anxiety-essay/

5 Important Dos and Don’ts When You’ve Gotten Your COVID-19 Vaccine

https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/645662/dos-and-donts-after-covid-19-vaccine

18.04.2021

‘We can get rid of COVID together’: B.C. kids share heartwarming advice - Aldergrove Star

https://www.aldergrovestar.com/trending-now/we-can-get-rid-of-covid-together-b-c-kids-share-heartwarming-advice/

Vaccine passports for COVID-19: How they'll be a part of global travel

https://www.cnet.com/health/vaccine-passports-for-covid-19-how-theyll-be-a-part-of-global-travel/

America Has Pandemic Senioritis

https://apple.news/AU12ejcZHSBORvJ_KZc_v_g

Post Vaccine Happy Dance: Not Just Showing Off

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2021/04/17/988160160/post-vaccine-happy-dance-not-just-showing-off

The Country That Vaccinated 93% Of Adults In Under 2 Weeks

https://apple.news/A3qRw1d4_RqOOSOtWJ8YT4A

Americans shocked Canada now has more COVID-19 cases per capita

https://www.cp24.com/news/americans-shocked-canada-now-has-more-covid-19-cases-per-capita-1.5392061

Doctors Explain How Long Immunity From The COVID Vaccines Should Last

https://www.bustle.com/wellness/how-long-will-covid-vaccine-immunity-last-doctors

Life In The Roaring 2020s: Young People Prepare To Party, Reclaim Lost Pandemic Year

https://www.npr.org/2021/04/17/987865318/life-in-the-roaring-2020s-young-people-prepare-to-party-reclaim-lost-pandemic-ye

17.04.2021

Here's how experts know the COVID-19 vaccines are safe

https://apple.news/A2MwQVzNGQeytUZcZrLxgHw

Why you shouldn’t skip your second dose of the coronavirus vaccine

https://apple.news/Aw079L34gQUqRS98GSnzhwQ

The Lost Year: On Track for College Before the Pandemic, Some High School Seniors Lost More Than Time

https://apple.news/ATUSca2RcQy6us1kl1zpc7g

Changes in Our Climate Are Making Us More Vulnerable to Illness

https://apple.news/AvuOaZw5zS4Wr__BL7fKBEQ

Most of Canada is in a punishing third wave. How did it come to this? - Macleans.ca

https://www.macleans.ca/opinion/how-did-it-come-to-this/

CDC Chief Just Issued This “Concerning” Warning | Eat This Not That

https://www.eatthis.com/news-cdc-chief-concerning-warning/

All Federal Inmates To Be Offered Vaccine By Mid-May, BOP Director Says

https://www.npr.org/2021/04/16/988237102/all-federal-inmates-to-be-offered-vaccine-by-mid-may-bop-director-says

Coronavirus FAQ: You're Vaccinated. Cool! Now About Those 'Breakthrough' Infections...

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2021/04/16/987992383/coronavirus-faq-youre-vaccinated-cool-now-about-those-breakthrough-infections

16.04.2021

Dispatches From Quarantine: How Young People Are Documenting History

https://www.npr.org/2021/04/16/986927761/dispatches-from-quarantine-how-young-people-are-documenting-history

Pfizer CEO says third Covid vaccine dose likely needed within 12 months

https://apple.news/AICLkw0veQe65ijMKzLaC9A

Who Will Be Affected by J&J COVID-19 Vaccine Pause? | Time

https://time.com/5954916/johnson-johnson-covid-vaccine-pause/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=sfmc&utm_campaign=newsletter+brief+default+ac&utm_content=+++20210416+++body&et_rid=21600831

South Africa Banned Booze To Stop COVID. A Harsh Truth Was Revealed

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2021/04/16/987399442/south-africa-banned-booze-to-stop-covid-a-harsh-truth-was-revealed

Brazil COVID-19: 'Humanitarian Crisis' With More Than 3,000 Deaths A Day

https://www.npr.org/2021/04/15/987741403/brazil-covid-19-humanitarian-crisis-with-more-than-3-000-deaths-a-day

15.04.2021

These parents had to bond with their babies over Zoom — or lose them forever

https://apple.news/AAbvkxNdzTHuD1muCSSaCkQ

Mick Jagger Nails The Problem With Anti-Vaxxers: 'Rational Thought Doesn't Work'

https://apple.news/AZt8qrfhmSb-a7Qmvn7mb0A

COVID vaccine passports will be a part of international travel

https://www.cnet.com/health/covid-vaccine-passports-will-be-a-part-of-international-travel/

Study suggests parental warmth protects troubled teens from psychopathic features and antisocial behavior

https://www.psypost.org/2021/04/study-suggests-parental-warmth-protects-troubled-teens-from-psychopathic-features-and-antisocial-behavior-60434

B.C. 'full steam ahead' in using AstraZeneca as review deems it safe for use

https://bc.ctvnews.ca/b-c-full-steam-ahead-in-using-astrazeneca-as-review-deems-it-safe-for-use-1.5388017

My Family Wants to Visit This Summer. Is Travel Safe Yet?

https://time.com/5954515/summer-travel-covid-vaccination/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=sfmc&utm_campaign=newsletter+brief+default+ac&utm_content=+++20210415+++body&et_rid=21600831

BACK TO HOME The Pandemic Remade Every Corner of Society. Now It's the Climate's Turn

https://time.com/5953374/climate-is-everything/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=sfmc&utm_campaign=newsletter+brief+default+ac&utm_content=+++20210415+++body&et_rid=21600831 

14.04.2021

Everywhere a vaccine passport could be required -- and where it wouldn't be

https://www.cnet.com/health/everywhere-a-vaccine-passport-could-be-required-and-where-it-wouldnt-be/

How some COVID vaccines may cause blood clots -- and what scientists are doing about it

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-some-covid-vaccines-may-cause-blood-clots-and-what-scientists-are-doing-about-it/

Officially, India Has the World’s Second-Worst COVID-19 Outbreak. Unofficially, It’s Almost Certainly the Worst

https://time.com/5954416/india-covid-second-wave/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=sfmc&utm_campaign=newsletter+brief+default+ac&utm_content=+++20210414+++body&et_rid=21600831

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