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COVID-19 Perspectives for December 2021 by Stu Johnson


(January 5, 2022)
Like a global game of Whack-a-Mole, omicron hits Europe hard, USA to a lesser extent, with minimal impact seen elsewhere so far in COVID statistics…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Disease History News Statistics Trends


COVID-19 Perspectives for November 2021 by Stu Johnson


(December 3, 2021)
Europe takes the brunt of the latest surge, just as Omicron, another potentially dangerous variant, arrives to dampen the holiday season…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Disease History News Statistics Trends


America Has Lost the Plot on COVID by Sarah Zhang / The Atlantic


(November 6, 2021)
We’re avoiding the hardest questions about living with the coronavirus long term…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Disease Health Care Planning Statistics Trends


COVID-19 Perspectives for October 2021 by Stu Johnson


(November 4, 2021)
South America shows improvement while USA and most of the world show little sign of flattening the COVID curve…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Disease History News Statistics Trends


COVID-19 Perspectives for September 2021 by Stu Johnson


(October 9, 2021)
The curve continues to go the wrong way for USA, while globally it is a mixed picture, but COVID is just not going away soon…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Disease History News Statistics Trends


COVID-19 Perspectives for August 2021 by Stu Johnson


(September 8, 2021)
After nearly seven months of 'flattening the curve' for USA, the delta variant has made its presence known here and around the world, with tightened restrictions…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Disease History News Statistics Trends


We're All Suffering 'Corona Hangover' by James N. Watkins


(August 20, 2021)
COVID-19 is going to have long-term effects on the physical and mental health around the world…
Topics: Change Coping COVID-19 Crisis Faith Loss & Grieving Social Issues Trends


A Tale of Two Sicknesses and the Making of Public Policy by Jim Slusher / Daily Herald


(August 13, 2021)
Reaching beyond 'news by anecdote'…
Topics: Communication Compassion COVID-19 Disease News Wisdom


COVID-19 Perspectives for July 2021 by Stu Johnson


(August 5, 2021)
While only a blip at the end of July, the delta variant and high number of unvaccinated are putting a damper on the optimism felt a month ago…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Disease History News Statistics Trends


They Waited, They Worried, They Stalled. This Week, They Got the Shot. by Julie Bosman / New York Times


(July 30, 2021)
The U.S. vaccine rollout has plateaued and the course of the coronavirus pandemic in this country may depend on how many people are ultimately swayed to get vaccinated…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News News Social Issues Wellness


Vaccination Resistance by Stu Johnson


(July 17, 2021)
What Gallup polls in the last year tell us about American willingness or reluctance to be vaccinated, and the impact on our ability to reach herd immunity to end the threat of COVID-19…
Topics: Communication COVID-19 Demographics News Social Issues Social Movements Statistics Trends Trust


COVID-19 Perspectives for June 2021 by Stu Johnson


(July 3, 2021)
Celebrating a new sense of freedom for Independence Day 2021, we in America need to remind ourselves that the COVID pandemic is global and far from over…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Disease History News Statistics Trends


Consumers Turn to Biking for Safe Fun and Exercise during Pandemic by U.S. Census Bureau staff


(June 5, 2021)
Surge in demand prompts bicycle shortages and higher prices…
Topics: Change Coping COVID-19 Financial Lifestyle, General Opportunity Statistics Trends Wellness


COVID-19 Perspectives for May 2021 by Stu Johnson


(June 4, 2021)
As U.S. and other countries prepare to reopen, trouble spots elsewhere show that the COVID-19 global pandemic is far from over…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Disease History News Statistics


COVID-19 Perspectives for April 2021 by Stu Johnson


(May 4, 2021)
Bending the curve: US going in right direction, India and others now in crisis…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Disease History News Statistics


What Are You Waiting For? by U.S. Census Bureau staff


(April 16, 2021)
New tool from U.S. Census Bureau tracks COVID vaccinations and vaccination hesitancy rate…
Topics: COVID-19 Health Care News Wellness


Sweden's Pandemic Experiment by Mallory Pickett / The New Yorker


(April 10, 2021)
When the coronavirus arrived, the country decided not to implement lockdowns or recommend masks. How has it fared?…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Demographics Disease History News Statistics


COVID-19 Numbers for March 2021 by Stu Johnson


(April 3, 2021)
Vaccinations soar, but cases poised for troubling Easter surge. How does the U.S. compare to the world?…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Disease History News Statistics


COVID-19 Numbers for February 2021 by Stu Johnson


(March 4, 2021)
A downturn in cases, vaccinations accelerating, but are we out of the woods yet? How does the U.S. compare to the world?…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Disease History News Statistics


COVID-19 Numbers for January 2021 by Stu Johnson


(February 6, 2021)
An updated look at the COVID statistics comparing the U.S. to the world (in a new visual format)…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Disease History News Statistics


COVID-19 Numbers for December 2020 by Stu Johnson


(January 8, 2021)
An updated look at the COVID statistics comparing the U.S. to the world…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Disease History News Statistics


COVID-19 Numbers for November 2020 by Stu Johnson


(December 5, 2020)
An updated look at the COVID statistics comparing the U.S. with the world…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Dying and Death Disease History News Statistics


COVID-19 Numbers for October 2020 by Stu Johnson


(November 6, 2020)
October 31 update comparing the U.S. with other countries…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Disease History News Statistics Trends


Superspreading COVID-19 Submitted by Stu Johnson


(July 25, 2020)
Events propel the coronavirus pandemic…
Topics: Choices and Decision Making COVID-19 Current Events, News Disease Lifestyle, General News Relationships Social Issues


Harrowing Blame Game Reported by Stu Johnson


(June 15, 2020)
Looking for answers for the COVID-19 death toll in nursing homes…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Dying and Death Demographics Government Health Care Media News Politics Racism and Inequality Social Issues Statistics


The Time Factor Reported by Stu Johnson


(May 24, 2020)
Taking care while fighting the isolation of COVID-19 restrictions…
Topics: Coping COVID-19 Current Events, News Disease News Wellness


Outside In by Stu Johnson


(May 14, 2020)
Being engaged while staying safer at home…
Topics: Advice, Guidance & Mentoring Coping COVID-19 Current Events, News Internet Learning Leisure News Technology Travel


Life Lessons by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(May 3, 2020)
What we should learn from global pandemic…
Topics: Coping COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Disease Learning News Wellness