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Monkeypox Virus

WHO Experts Rename Monkeypox

The World Health Organization’s global health experts has reportedly agreed to rename Monkeypox to “MPOX“, POLITICO writes. The World body writes in a statement “A group of global experts convened by WHO has agreed on new names for monkeypox virus variants, as part of ongoing efforts to align the names of the monkeypox disease, virus […]

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Health & Wellness

Study: Good Cholesterol is Less Beneficial Than Thought

According to new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, “low levels of HDL cholesterol were associated with higher risk of heart attack among White adults, but the same was not true among Black adults. Also, higher levels of HDL cholesterol were not found to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease […]

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Coronavirus Watch

Drs. Urge Caution During Thanks Giving

The BBC News writes “With the holiday season approaching in the US, doctors are urging people to exercise caution to avoid a surge in common and potentially dangerous winter viruses.” In a previous post, I wrote briefly noted that because the shortage hospital staffs together with recent unprecedented emergency room visits of children in the […]

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Coronavirus Watch

Dr Fauci: I Gave Everything That I Have

In his final White House briefing on Tuesday, Dr Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and the chief medical adviser to President Biden, told reporters “he hopes that he is remembered for giving his job ‘everything I have‘ and for never leaving ‘anything on the field‘.” “I’ll […]

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Coronavirus Watch

MN Hospitals Issue Warnings

In Minnesota, high cases of RSV and influenza (flu) viruses in children is reportedly overwhelming emergency room visits of many hospitals, Star Tribune reports. Because of the shortage of pediatric hospital beds and shortage of hospital staffs, leading Minnesota pediatricians are reportedly advising parents to consider alternatives to emergency room visits for mildly ill children, […]

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COVID Vaccines

Tribune Editorial: Get Vaccinated

Twin Cities local Star Tribune editorial OpEd recommends Minnesotans to get vaccinated because of the spread of the spread of three respiratory viruses (influenza, Covid and RSV). The editorial argues that similar to taking protections from Minnesota bad weather by wearing weather appropriate clothing, and other measures, we should simple measure of protection from these […]

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Notes Thoughts

A Plan to Give a New Look to This Site

The current look the site is based on Twenty Twenty default theme with a slight tweak. Since then, the site editor has undergone major changes both as a post editor and as a site editor with new block-based themes. I have been learning about developing a block theme and sharing my learning experiences as well. […]

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Health & Wellness

The World’s Greatest Stretch

Recently I came across this Stylist magazine article about the World’s Greatest Stretch via the pocket app. After my brief search on Google, I learnt that many others also write about this stretch favorably. As a big fan and practitioner of body stretches, it attracted my attention and thought to make notes for possible incorporation […]

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Technology

From Twitter to Mastodon and Tumblr

A recent headline reads that many Twitter users are leaving in masses since its takeover by Billionaire Elon Mask and moving into other similar but much smaller social media sites like Mustodon and Tumblr. From a recent Business Insider articles highlights: Quoting from SensorTower data, the Insider writes that “Tumblr, another microblogging service once owned […]

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About Short Posts Writing on This Site

Since the announcement of this site in 2019, one of the main objective was just to write a short posts any on any subject. However, over the years, its content categories changed. Since the announcement of the Covid-19 outbreaks in Minnesota and US in March 2020, I have been writing almost exclusively about Covid-19 on […]