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Positive Links for Children, Teens and Families during the Coronavirus (#58)

Year 2, Week 07 (58)

COVID-19

18.05.2021-12.05.2021

This Week’s Top Links

Comment: Pediatrician answers 7 questions about vaccinating kids

https://www.heraldnet.com/opinion/comment-peditrican-answers-7-questions-about-vaccinating-kids/

Are there questions concerning you about vaccinating your children? This pediatrician answers the main ones.

What The New Mask Guidance Means For Unvaccinated Kids — And Their Parents

https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2021/05/14/997010917/what-the-new-mask-guidance-means-for-unvaccinated-kids-and-their-parents

New mask guidelines from the CDC this week have left many people confused. Here are some clarifications for parents with unvaccinated children.

If We Really Believe Farmworkers Are Essential, We Must Protect Their Mental Health

https://time.com/5956667/farmworkers-mental-health-covid/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=sfmc&utm_campaign=newsletter+brief+default+ac&utm_content=+++20210515+++body&et_rid=21600831

Vaccine equity is not just a matter of helping foreign countries (which needs to occur), but within our own boundaries there are a lot of discrepancies in how we treat people. This article helps examine some of those inequalities with suggestions for being more just in our response.

Houses Of Worship Grapple With The Vaxxed And Unvaxxed Divide

https://www.npr.org/2021/05/16/996858744/houses-of-worship-grapple-with-the-vaxxed-and-unvaxxed-divide

There are some churches that are leading the way with helping their parishioners vaccinate, just as there are some churches that have become bastions of antivaxxers. How can churches help with the effort?

Fully vaccinated Americans can return to life without masks: CDC 

https://flipboard.com/@abc/fully-vaccinated-americans-can-return-to-life-without-masks-cdc-6mq9peqter466hs0?from=share&utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=share

The CDC’s new guidelines have left some people confused, this article examines it in detail.

CDC advisers recommend coronavirus vaccine for 12- to 15-year-olds

https://apple.news/AYr-G9JLJRqqPnXWRgvC6Qg

Young people are increasingly becoming the primary carriers and recipients of the virus, here’s the CDC’s recommendations for helping to protect them.

So, Your Family Won’t Get Vaccinated: Here’s How To Tell Them About Your Boundaries for IRL Visits

https://www.wellandgood.com/covid-vaccine-hesitant-family/

Are there those in your own family who won’t be responsible about vaccination? It might be hard to explain to them your beliefs regarding vaccines. This guide can help set the conversation.

 

This Week’s Links

18.05.2021

Comment: Pediatrician answers 7 questions about vaccinating kids

https://www.heraldnet.com/opinion/comment-peditrican-answers-7-questions-about-vaccinating-kids/

Won't get a vaccine? Medical experts say you may not like the coming months

https://buffalonews.com/news/local/wont-get-a-vaccine-medical-experts-say-you-may-not-like-the-coming-months/article_17b185b8-b4de-11eb-a0d4-4fc4c5d9bbfa.html

World's worst pandemic leaders: 5 presidents and prime ministers who badly mishandled COVID-19

https://theconversation.com/worlds-worst-pandemic-leaders-5-presidents-and-prime-ministers-who-badly-mishandled-covid-19-159787

It's Time For America's Fixation With Herd Immunity To End, Scientists Say

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2021/05/18/997461471/its-time-for-americas-fixation-with-herd-immunity-to-end-scientists-say

Pfizer produces much stronger protection if doses months apart: study

https://www.foxnews.com/health/pfizer-covid-vaccine-study

17.05.2021

What The New Mask Guidance Means For Unvaccinated Kids — And Their Parents

https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2021/05/14/997010917/what-the-new-mask-guidance-means-for-unvaccinated-kids-and-their-parents

The Pandemic Will Make Kids or Break Them

https://reason.com/2021/05/17/the-pandemic-will-make-kids-or-break-them/

Confused By CDC's Latest Mask Guidance? Here's What We've Learned

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2021/05/14/996879305/confused-by-cdcs-latest-mask-guidance-heres-what-weve-learned

They’re Vaccinated and Keeping Their Masks On, Maybe Forever

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/17/nyregion/vaccinated-masks-cdc.html

Mask mandates might be going away, but don't ditch yours just yet, scientists caution

https://apple.news/A8KCHymt5QbyZ1c5sG10jmQ

How to Handle Your Re-Entry Anxiety as the Pandemic Recedes

https://apple.news/A0XQUTKHtRCWMoXeoAnMWCA

3 pandemic habits you should keep in your post-COVID life

https://www.fastcompany.com/90636280/3-pandemic-habits-you-should-keep-in-your-post-covid-life?partner=rss&utm_source=rss&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=rss+fastcompany&utm_content=rss

It's Not Just Vaccines. We Need These 5 Other Things To End The Pandemic.

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/vaccines-rapid-testing-end-pandemic_l_609d6a7de4b063dccea74184

Graduating? Here's Life Kit's Best Advice For Taking The Next Step

https://www.npr.org/2021/05/15/996874992/graduating-heres-life-kits-best-advice-for-taking-the-next-step

Most COVID vaccine disinformation can be traced to just 12 people on social media

https://www.upworthy.com/most-false-vaccine-info-comes-from-12-people

Chinese businessman with links to Steve Bannon is driving force for a sprawling disinformation network, researchers say

https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2021/05/17/guo-wengui-disinformation-steve-bannon/

For Some Anti-Vaccine Advocates, Misinformation Is Part Of A Business

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2021/05/12/993615185/for-some-anti-vaccine-advocates-misinformation-is-part-of-a-business

77 of the Funniest Father's Day Puns That Every Dad Joke-Loving Pop Will Appreciate

https://parade.com/1206023/marynliles/fathers-day-puns/

The Lost Art of Connecting: The Gather, Ask, Do Method for Building Meaningful Business Relationships

https://nextbigideaclub.com/magazine/lost-art-connecting-gather-ask-method-building-meaningful-business-relationships-bookbite/27319/

Why We Love Henry David Thoreau, in 5 Quotes https://flipboard.com/@howstuffworks/why-we-love-henry-david-thoreau-in-5-quotes-ma492pkcanluo3q2?from=share&utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=share

16.05.2021

If We Really Believe Farmworkers Are Essential, We Must Protect Their Mental Health

https://time.com/5956667/farmworkers-mental-health-covid/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=sfmc&utm_campaign=newsletter+brief+default+ac&utm_content=+++20210515+++body&et_rid=21600831

If We Want To Put The Pandemic Behind Us, We’ll Have To Crack Down On Vaccine Disinformation

https://www.forbes.com/sites/enriquedans/2021/05/16/if-we-want-to-put-the-pandemic-behind-us-well-have-to-crack-down-on-vaccine-disinformation/

Delta Air Lines Just Made a Bold New Decision. Here's Why It's So Controversial

https://apple.news/A2b1H_fpTQpKk6DjgKL-HrA

Some aren't ready to give up masks despite new CDC guidance

https://apnews.com/e19a27a9ad10da204b0f0d64fd4bfcf1

What the new CDC mask guidelines mean for your mental health

https://www.cnn.com/2021/05/16/health/new-cdc-mask-guidance-anxiety-wellness/

Public urged to socialise outside, keep their distance and ‘hug cautiously’

https://www.newschainonline.com/news/public-urged-to-socialise-outside-keep-their-distance-and-hug-cautiously-173361

Study Suggests Pfizer and Moderna Vaccines May Help Prevent Other Pandemics

https://www.complex.com/life/study-pfizer-moderna-vaccines-may-help-prevent-next-pandemics

15.05.2021

Houses Of Worship Grapple With The Vaxxed And Unvaxxed Divide

https://www.npr.org/2021/05/16/996858744/houses-of-worship-grapple-with-the-vaxxed-and-unvaxxed-divide

Vaccine Hesitancy Is Nothing New

https://health.howstuffworks.com/wellness/preventive-care/vaccine-hesitancy-not-new-news.htm

PHOTOS: Vaccine History Repeats Itself — Sometimes

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2021/05/14/991201743/photos-vaccine-history-repeats-itself-sometimes

Canada Just Released A Blueprint For What 'Life After Vaccination' Looks Like

https://www.narcity.com/life-after-a-vaccine-in-canada-roadmap-says-what-you-can-do

The One Place You Shouldn’t Visit Even After Vaccination | Eat This Not That

https://www.eatthis.com/news-covid-large-gathering-danger/

Pandemic to be ‘far more deadly’ this year, WHO warns

https://www.thedailystar.net/coronavirus-deadly-new-threat/news/pandemic-be-far-more-deadly-year-who-warns-2092989

Pfizer CEO Bourla - People "Will Need Third Coronavirus Vaccine Dose in 8-12 Months"

https://greekreporter.com/2021/05/14/pfizer-ceo-bourla-people-will-need-third-coronavirus-vaccine-dose-in-8-12-months/

A Knitter, A Rock Climber And A Mixologist Teach Us How To Find A Hobby

https://www.npr.org/2021/05/15/996193143/a-knitter-a-rock-climber-and-a-mixologist-teach-us-how-to-find-a-hobby

Opinion: Let Us Now Praise Masks

https://www.npr.org/2021/05/15/997011689/opinion-let-us-now-praise-masks

14.05.2021

Fully vaccinated Americans can return to life without masks: CDC 

https://flipboard.com/@abc/fully-vaccinated-americans-can-return-to-life-without-masks-cdc-6mq9peqter466hs0?from=share&utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=share

Here's What Is (And Isn't) Changed By The New CDC Mask Guidance

https://apple.news/A6Nyf82DTT7eQRAs_7Xxbjg

CDC mask guidance opens doors for the vaccinated, but a long road is ahead for those who are not, experts say

https://www.cnn.com/2021/05/14/health/us-coronavirus-friday/

America is finally winning its fight against the coronavirus

https://www.axios.com/coronavirus-cases-deaths-good-news-pandemic-dd3297c7-4b54-460b-93ca-45389f5d6389.html

How to digitize a COVID-19 vaccine card

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-digitize-a-covid-19-vaccine-card/

My experience using the instant at-home COVID-19 test that’s CDC-approved for travel to the US - The Points Guy

https://thepointsguy.com/news/abbott-at-home-covid-test/?utm_source=flipboard

Delay in giving second jabs of Pfizer vaccine improves immunity

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2021/may/14/delay-in-giving-second-jabs-of-pfizer-vaccine-improves-immunity

‘Don’t wait it out’: USask health professional easing the concerns of the vaccine-hesitant

https://news.usask.ca/articles/colleges/2021/dont-wait-it-out-usask-health-professional-easing-the-concerns-of-the-vaccine-hesitant.php

Canada Isn't Planning On Having Separate Rules For Fully Vaccinated People

https://www.narcity.com/what-can-vaccinated-people-do-in-canada-different-rules-wont-apply

Canada's roadmap to reopening: Look to Saskatchewan - Macleans.ca

https://www.macleans.ca/society/health/canadas-roadmap-to-reopening-look-to-saskatchewan/

OPINION | CBC poll: Results give us an idea of who the vaccine hesitant in Alberta really are | CBC News

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/road-ahead-poll-alberta-covid-vaccine-hesitant-1.6024067?cmp=rss

Coronavirus is airborne so stop disinfecting everything: expert | CBC Radio

https://www.cbc.ca/radio/whitecoat/coronavirus-is-airborne-so-stop-disinfecting-everything-expert-1.6022520?cmp=rss

Want to Raise Successful Kids? The Largest Child Development Research Study In History Reveals 7 Secrets

https://www.inc.com/jeff-haden/want-to-raise-successful-kids-largest-child-development-study-in-history-reveals-7-secrets.html

We need to talk about how the new way to work is about outcomes, not hours

https://www.fastcompany.com/90634884/we-need-to-talk-about-how-the-new-way-to-work-is-about-outcomes-not-hours?partner=rss&utm_source=rss&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=rss+fastcompany&utm_content=rss

Microsoft Teams and Zoom users have a new feature that may stun you into silence | ZDNet

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-teams-and-zoom-users-have-a-new-feature-that-may-stun-you-into-silence/

13.05.2021

CDC advisers recommend coronavirus vaccine for 12- to 15-year-olds

https://apple.news/AYr-G9JLJRqqPnXWRgvC6Qg

I Tell My Patients Not to Mask Their Kids Outside

https://apple.news/AfxBliIYzQHq5aD5vI-TmOw

India’s Covid Catastrophe Shows World the Danger of Complacency

https://apple.news/Aba82ec7JS-q-WcAmzOjGXA

12.05.2021

So, Your Family Won’t Get Vaccinated: Here’s How To Tell Them About Your Boundaries for IRL Visits

https://www.wellandgood.com/covid-vaccine-hesitant-family/

3 Explanations for the Vaccine Slowdown

https://apple.news/AnBHnhRxWQIiiHMKTO8Ceww

Got the vaccine? Experts say you can relax about your Covid-19 risk now. Really.

https://www.vox.com/22423098/covid-19-vaccine-coronavirus-protection-herd-immunity

What parents should know before giving Pfizer vaccine to children 

https://flipboard.com/@abc/what-parents-should-know-before-giving-pfizer-vaccine-to-children-n57gbcodlr4tat8i?from=share&utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=share

COVID-19 Survivors’ Must Stay Fit; Here Are Exercises They Can Do At Home

https://www.news18.com/news/lifestyle/covid-19-survivors-must-stay-fit-here-are-exercises-they-can-do-at-home-3729803.html

Former NY Times science writer says all the evidence available on the origin of Covid leads in the same direction

https://www.todayville.com/former-ny-times-science-writer-says-all-the-evidence-available-on-the-origin-of-covid-leads-in-the-same-direction/

Covid pandemic was preventable, says WHO-commissioned report

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/may/12/covid-pandemic-was-preventable-says-who-commissioned-report

Crack Your Kids Up With These 50 Corny Knock Knock Jokes

https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/life/parenting/g36198919/knock-knock-jokes-for-kids/

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