COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is rapidly developing around the world and so are our thoughts, emotions, and of course, our sociological perspectives! We have an unplanned, talk story episode on this topic for you today. Join us as we try to put the hysteria and facts into sociological context. We discuss infectious diseases, quarantining, politics, stress, and public health. Share with us your thoughts, comments, and concerns. Be safe out there and wash your hands!
Sociological imagination, public health, politics, epidemics
- Curious about the percentage of those who test positive for COVID-19, but are asymptomatic? Check this report out that found 17.9% of cases do not show symptoms of the virus.
- Coronavirus: Travel restrictions, border shutdowns by country
- US State Department announcement regarding new restrictions for US travel
- Cruise ships may become big floating medical ships for overfilled hospitals in New York
- Wanna learn about the Spanish Flu? Read this interesting article that draws comparisons to how we’re acting today in the U.S.
- Nooooo Daniel Dae Kim was diagnosed!
- Younger Adults Make Up Big Proportion of Coronavirus Hospitalizations in US
- Here is the news regarding Trump testing negative for COVID-19 after contact with an infected person
- Why Don’t More Boomers Care About Coronavirus
- What is ‘Boomer Remover’ and why is it making people so angry?
- Could Coronavirus Cause as Many Deaths as Cancer in the U.S.? Putting Estimates in Context
- Impact of non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) to reduce COVID19 mortality and healthcare demand
- The politics behind China’s response and the ever-dramatic China-American relationship
- Last thing, go wash your hands! Much love, the Social Breakdown Crew