Amid the coronavirus outbreak plaguing the world, almost every hospitals across the world are seeing a rapid decline in personal protective equipment for healthcare workers, such as surgical masks, gloves, and gowns. In a call for help, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo took to Twitter and implored companies to be “creative” and aid in supplying
A couple in Minnesota welcomed rare identical quadruplet girls delivered by cesarian section. This one-in-15-million case is a very special gift for the quadruplets’ parents, Taylor Becher and Lance Thompson from Albertville, Minnesota. During Becher’s eight-week ultrasound appointment, the couple found out that they were going to have quadruplets. At first, the doctor thought they
Two siblings played their cello instrument and held a porch concert for their neighbor who was in self-quarantine. Self-isolation is one of the one of sad realities of the coronavirus outbreak. People who traveled in affected countries and went back to their country need to do self-quarantine, where they have to stay at home for
All over the world, whole cities, and even countries, are on lockdown in a bid to fend off infections from COVID-19. Offices, restaurants, stores – practically all establishments have been ordered closed or face the risk of a shutdown, and everyone advised to stay home to prevent the spread of the virus. While some businesses
Governments all over the world are urging people to stay indoors amid the coronavirus outbreak sweeping across the globe. Staying at home might be an easy task for some, but doing it alone – especially for the elderly – is quite concerning. These three UK pensioners are worried about feeling lonely amid their self-isolation, so
It’s not about you. I’m a nurse working on the front line of COVID-19. When I mean front line, I mean since the hospital essentially went on lockdown since this virus was announced a pandemic, I’ve been working at the main entrance screening every single person that walks in those doors. Even those who are
Animal rescue organizations often have to find inventive ways to get the word out about their adoptable animals. Over time, it’s been proven that an effective way to do so is by partnering with local businesses. This way, their message gets more reach, thereby helping cats and dogs find their forever homes much quicker. This strategy
Amid the coronavirus outbreak, beloved children’s author Mo Willems is encouraging kids all over the country to participate in his online drawing classes. From his studio at home, the artist will be teaching kids to draw cute doodles via live stream once a day. “I know a lot of you guys are not in school.
Due to the coronavirus outbreak, this married couple had no choice but to spend their 67th wedding anniversary apart. But this Connecticut man didn’t let this hindrance stop him from surprising his wife on their special day. After being diagnosed with dementia, Bob Shellard’s wife, Nancy, had to be transferred to a nursing home in
The day this happened, I had stopped at CVS to pick up a prescription and a couple of other random things. I wasn’t thinking much about the virus or the rush to the stores yet. I had honestly been avoiding the news as much as I could because it was getting a little overwhelming and
Ospreys are birds of prey known for being excellent fishers. These powerful creatures dive down from up to 100 feet in the air, baring their huge claws to retrieve their next meal from the water. The way they hunt for fish is utterly fascinating, which is why they are a favorite subject among wildlife photographers.
Taking a flight home from a trip I really couldn’t reschedule. A little anxious coming, and a lot more anxious going. Turns out panic buyers ransacking the grocery stores and shutting down businesses from coast to coast makes a person with anxiety a little on edge. Who knew. I’m living in a world that only