COVID-19

COVID-19 Cases, Hospitalizations, and Deaths Among American Indian or Alaska Native Persons — Alaska, 2020–2021

Summary What is already known about this topic? American Indian or Alaska Native (AI/AN) persons across the United States face substantial health disparities, including a disproportionate incidence of COVID-19 illness. What is added by this report? AI/AN persons living in Alaska are at increased risk for COVID-19 illness, COVID-19–associated hospitalization, and COVID-19–related death compared with …

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Why America Should Suddenly Prepare For A Billion-Dollar ‘Internet Apocalypse’ Caused By The Sun

The Sun is entering a more active part of its 11-year solar cycle. AFP via Getty Images Our Sun is waking up—and it could have devastating consequences for the Internet, particularly in North America, if a “black swan event” like a solar superstorm occurs. As reported by SpaceWeather.com, a “solar tsunami” occurred on the surface …

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8 Easy Ways to Reduce Back-to-Office Stress and Anxiety

Share on PinterestReturning to the office after a long period away can trigger unexpected stress and anxiety. Maskot/Getty Images Returning to onsite work may stir up feelings of stress and anxiety. Having coping strategies in place can help ease the transition. Experts share ways to manage. While remote work during the pandemic has its own …

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Artificial Intelligence Can Help Improve Consumer Safety Online

Cybercrime oz – stock.adobe.com As the world becomes digitalized, so too does the risk of cybercrime. One of the biggest challenges in combating cybercrime is that it is constantly evolving, making it difficult for traditional security measures to keep up. This is where artificial intelligence comes in. By harnessing the power of artificial intelligence, we …

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Scientists identify characteristics to better define long COVID

News Release Monday, May 16, 2022 Using machine learning, researchers find patterns in electronic health record data to better identify those likely to have the condition. A research team supported by the National Institutes of Health has identified characteristics of people with long COVID and those likely to have it. Scientists, using machine learning techniques, …

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Sentiment toward COVID-19 vaccines previews subsequent vaccination rates, Twitter study finds

Sentiments toward COVID-19 vaccines, whether positive or negative, previews subsequent vaccination rates, finds a study of related Twitter posts. The results offer new insights into the influence of social media on public health measures. The study, conducted by researchers at New York University’s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences and NYU Grossman School of Medicine, showed …

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Sentiment toward COVID-19 vaccines previews subsequent vaccination rates, Twitter study finds

Sentiments toward COVID-19 vaccines, whether positive or negative, previews subsequent vaccination rates, finds a study of related Twitter posts. The results offer new insights into the influence of social media on public health measures. The study, conducted by researchers at New York University’s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences and NYU Grossman School of Medicine, showed …

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Enough about Exams, Placements; Ask Students How They’re Doing

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to send shock waves the world, education is witnessing changes. In the wake of lockdowns, educational institutions were forced to adopt e-learning. Teachers had to quickly reimagine teaching pedagogy. Students were expected to conform in the quest to create a ‘virtual reality’ of classroom teaching. Institutes were struggling to seamlessly …

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