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Seen everything on Netflix and sick of baking bread? You are not alone. How to make the best of boredom

We’re accustomed to hearing this from our kids during the school holidays in varying tones of desperation, depending on their age — although never from small children, who have not yet learned the concept of boredom, as they continue their investigations of the plug socket with a metal fork. Nor do we hear it as… Read More »

Long covid: Why are some people sick months after catching the virus?

By Jessica Hamzelou Shortness of breath is one of the common symptoms of long covidHinterhaus Productions/Getty Images THE argument for naturally obtained herd immunity as a solution to the coronavirus pandemic has made a return in recent weeks. But letting the virus spread among younger people, who are less likely to die from covid-19, could… Read More »

‘We are hurting’: First NYPD detective dies from coronavirus, three employees now dead with hundreds sick

A deputy with the New York Police Department has died from the coronavirus as the department struggles with staff shortages and hundreds of infected officers. Police Commissioner Dermot Shea announced Saturday that Detective Cedric Dixon, who worked for the NYPD for 23 years, has died. The officer, who had underlying health conditions, was hospitalized three… Read More »

Coronavirus: 20-second songs to sing while washing hands if you’re sick of Happy Birthday

If you’re feeling the Coronavirus panic set in you might be washing your hands more times a day than you can keep count of. Advice from the UK government is to wash your hands with warm water and soap for at least 20 seconds and to make sure you’re hitting that amount of time, Health… Read More »