From May 1 through June 30, 2020, 15 cases of methanol poisoning were reported in Arizona and New Mexico, associated with swallowing alcohol-based hand sanitizers. Four patients died, and three were discharged with visual impairment.
Serious Adverse Health Events, Including Death, Associated with Ingesting Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizers Containing Methanol — Arizona and New Mexico, May–June 2020
This should be obvious but I guess it’s not.
With long testing delays in other states, some learn they tested positive after starting vacations in Maine.
The proportion of COVID-19 tests from out-of-staters that are coming back positive in Maine has increased throughout July, with nonresidents now testing positive in Maine at a rate more than four times that of residents. Though the numbers are small – about 2.8 positive tests a day – they account for over 11 percent of recent new cases in the state.
Bar Harbor hospital sounds warning on undetected COVID-infected visitors
HT – https://www.nakedcapitalism.com/
We are doomed.
“Think about how difficult it must be to read even five pages of an 800-page college textbook when you’ve been used to spending most of your time switching between one digital activity and another in a matter of seconds,” she added. “It really highlights the challenges students and faculty both face in the current era.”
My source article
My random thoughts:
- Bad parenting
- Technology addiction
- Social media is not social
- Social media is evil
- The slow agonizing death of newspapers
- Colleges and universities will be challenged
- Put the cellphone down and keep your hands where I can see them.
There is a link to the full study in the source article.