Weekly Pulse: Pandemic Updates and the Potential for Positivity

Post date:



For The Weekly Pulse (a revisit of an old Ms. column!), we’ve scoured the most trusted journalistic sources—and, of course, our Twitter feeds—to bring you this week’s most important news stories related to health and wellness.

In this edition: Pandemic updates as Trump’s unseemly politicking continues; what you should know about wildfires and the air; the repro rundown; and is that hope? Some much-needed pandemic positivity.

Pandemic Updates: Trump’s Unseemly Politicking Continues

+ A few weeks ago, the CDC’s website was updated to say those exposed to COVID-19 don’t necessarily need to be tested. The administration’s coronavirus testing czar, Adm. Brett P. Giroir, claimed the new guidance was a “CDC action” created with input from Dr. Robert R. Redfield, director of the CDC.

New testing guidelines published by the CDC were actually written…

Continue Reading Source


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here




War on Women Report: Trump Says ‘Not Much’ He Could Have Done Differently With COVID

The War on Women is in full force under the Trump administration. We refuse to go back, and we refuse to let the...

“She Is Risen” Albums Brings Feminist Voices to “Jesus Christ Superstar”

“Women want to be involved in projects like this. The scarcity of this is what made everybody say ‘Yes, I want to do...

Recasting the Vote: How Women of Color Transformed the Suffrage Movement

Cathleen D. Cahill. (Michael Davis) A few years ago, as the centennial anniversary of the 19th Amendment approached, I realized that most histories of...