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Anxiety interferes with decision making

heysigmund.com How Anxiety Interferes With Decision-Making – And How to Stop it Intruding Anxiety tends to rule decisions by presenting us with all of the possible outcomes, particularly the bad ones. Decisions are then made around avoiding what we don’t … Continue reading

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supplements for immunity

aljazeera.com Doctor’s Note: Can you boost your immune system? The immune system relies on a complex integration of various cells, organs, proteins and tissues which work together to recognise and neutralise pathogens.… there are numerous nutrients, vitamins and minerals that … Continue reading

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Middle East copes with COVID-19

inss.org.il The Calm before the Storm? Coping with Corona in the Middle East | INSS Itai Brun, Sarah J. Feuer INSS Insight No. 1284, March 26, 2020 The coronavirus is making its way across the Middle East, forcing states to … Continue reading

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Optimistic stats from Israel

timesofisrael.com Jerusalem hospital chief voices cautious optimism over virus statistics “What we can say in general in Israel, is that the number of patients is doubling every three days, around the same as Europe. But, the number of critically ill … Continue reading

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We need global data to combat COVID-19

algemeiner.com Stanford University Medicine Professor: ‘We Must Treat the Epidemic the Way Twitter Handles News: Make Medical Solutions Real Time and Democratic’ by Elihay Vidal / CTech March 25, 2020 Israeli firefighters wearing protective clothes disinfect Ichilov Hospital in Tel … Continue reading

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COVID-19 could have been prevented

https://www.npr.org/2020/03/24/820601571/all-of-this-panic-could-have-been-prevented-author-max-brooks-on-covid-19 Author Max Brooks On COVID-19: ‘All Of This Panic Could Have Been Prevented’ : NPR Author Max Brooks On COVID-19: ‘All Of This Panic Could Have Been Prevented’ The World War Z novelist has done extensive research into real … Continue reading

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We’re killing the people we’re trying to save

Extreme social distancing is causing harm to the same people that it’s trying to save. “What President Trump tried to say at his press conference, though not effectively, is that there are medical consequences to the lock downs, as well … Continue reading

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WHO: We need to fight virus

haaretz.com Lockdowns not enough to defeat coronavirus, warns top WHO expert “What we really need to focus on is finding those who are sick, those who have the virus, and isolate them, find their contacts and isolate them,” says WHO … Continue reading

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