The False Rumors About Vaccines That Are Scaring Women

This article explains that there is a good deal of misinformation that has been spread about the effects of the COVID-19 vaccine that might be detrimental to women’s health.

The author concludes that: “For any woman who is pregnant, nursing or trying to conceive, contracting Covid-19 is almost certainly more dangerous than getting immunized. And ultimately, mass vaccination, combined with physical distancing and wearing masks, provides the only way that we can end the pandemic and protect all women, men and children from the disease.”

Source: New York Times

Date of Publication: February 3, 2021

Covid-19: Five Ways to Avoid Catching the Virus Indoors

This article discusses five ways in which an individual or workplace can ensure that there is proper ventilation in order to lessen the chances of people becoming infected with COVID-19.

The five suggestions are:

  • If it’s stuffy, walk away
  • Look up at the air conditioning (avoid places where air in the room is simply recirculated)
  • Ask about the fresh air ratio
  • Get the office management to check if there’s virus in the filters
  • Watch out for drafts – there are advantages and disadvantages to drafts coming into a room.

Source: BBC News

Date of Publication: November 24, 2020