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Are you immune to Covid-19 for three months after recovering? It’s not clear

Are you immune to Covid-19 for three months after recovering? It’s not clear

It’s the question everyone wants answered: How long are we protected from catching Covid-19 after we’ve recovered from the novel coronavirus — and what does that really mean? Last week, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its quarantine guidelines online to say that people who have recovered from Covid-19 do not need…MORE

After declining, Covid-19 cases are rising again in US nursing homes

After declining, Covid-19 cases are rising again in US nursing homes

When Suzanne Wright got the phone call on Tuesday that her 84-year-old mother, who lives in a Florida nursing home 1,600 miles away, tested positive for Covid-19, she was a little perplexed. “My first feeling was, how is this possible? I just got a call in the middle of last week that she was negative,”…MORE

1 in 4 young people are reporting suicidal thoughts. Here’s how to help

In the early days of the pandemic, many people came together to help each other, connecting over socially distant dinners and reaching out for video calls with friends they hadn’t talked to in months. But this international crisis continues, and Americans are having trouble adjusting to the strain of our new reality. New psychological data…MORE

States are calling racism a public health crisis. Here’s what that means

States are calling racism a public health crisis. Here’s what that means

With Covid-19, the US is experiencing its worst public health crisis in a generation. But that same crisis is prompting leaders to take note of another emergency, one that has been ongoing for centuries: Racism. Michigan and Nevada became the latest states to declare racism a public health crisis earlier this month, joining Wisconsin and…MORE

Shabbat dinners amid the pandemic: An ancient Jewish tradition goes virtual

Shabbat dinners amid the pandemic: An ancient Jewish tradition goes virtual

For decades, Teme Ring was cut off from her Jewish faith. The former lawyer was forced to give up her career in 2000, after an onslaught of autoimmune diseases and dysautonomia, conditions that also made her too weak to step into a synagogue for in-person services. “I’m in my own personal diaspora,” she said. In…MORE

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