It’s fun. I was very thankful to have a great support team around me and a lot of help throughout my career, and that’s what allowed me to try to be the best person I can be, and the best athlete I can be. So, everybody goes through similar things that I go through every day. A buddy of mine [Grant Hackett] is an Australian swimmer who’s like a brother to me and has had a couple of incidents that he’s had to learn from and grow from. I have no problems just being me, opening up about the experiences I’ve had, and giving my two cents if I can. I want to help as many people as I can. … [Read more...] about How Michael Phelps Conquered His Demons: ‘I Didn’t Want to Live’
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But Sandman points to evidence from early February suggesting that infected people who didn't feel very sick were transmitting the virus as they went about their daily lives in public places. At that time, he said, some experts "at least suspected, even if they couldn't quite say they 'knew' it with full evidence-based confidence," that masks could help slow the spread. "They certainly had no evidence base for claiming they knew it was not the case, which is what they claimed," Sandman added. … [Read more...] about The muddled public message on coronavirus isn’t just confusing. It’s harmful
A team of European researchers who published their findings in the New England Journal of Medicine in June found people with Type A blood had a 45% higher risk of becoming infected than people with other blood types, and people with Type O blood were just 65% as likely to become infected as people with other blood types. They studied more than 1,900 severely ill coronavirus patients in Spain and Italy, and compared them to 2,300 people who were not sick. … [Read more...] about Why do we have different blood types — and do they make us more vulnerable to Covid-19?
As Eppie Ordaz, a grape grower in Sonoma County, readies his vineyard for the late August harvest season, he is stocking masks and gloves for all employees, planning empty rows to allow workers to keep their distance and putting extra disinfectants and sanitation stations into place. The changes are new, but having to change isn’t, he says. … [Read more...] about In Wine Country, coronavirus cases rise in cramped farmworker housing
And the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has echoed a similar sentiment. "We do not know how much protection the antibodies may provide or how long this protection may last," it says on its website. … [Read more...] about Arizona and Texas counties hit hard by coronavirus bring in refrigerated trucks as morgues fill up