Three scenarios for curing COVID-19. Which one will be right?
We still have a lot of uncertainty about where things are heading with COVID-19. Thus, it is helpful to consider some of the possible scenarios that exist with regard to treating and preventing the disease.
SynBioBetais proud to partner withLeaps by Bayerto make a visual timeline for COVID-19 treatment and prevention. The scientific community is working around the clock, not only to protect us from COVID-19, but to prevent future strains from causing disruption and chaos.
We invite you to share this infographic with friends, family, and peers in your digital community, to bring much needed awareness to the synthetic biology solutions being developed, as well as the underlying science employed in developing both preventative measures and future treatments.
After a talk by famed psychiatrist Karl Menninger, an audience member asked what to do about a patient who felt a nervous breakdown coming on. Everyone expected Menninger to recommend drugs or in-depth therapy. Instead, he suggested, “Leave your house, find someone in need, and do something to help that person.”
Indeed, my clients and I have found that giving can be healing. That may be especially important today. The double-whammy of the COVID lockdown and racial roiling is making many people sadder, angrier, or more anxious.
These are three giving ideas from Nemko — which will help you feel better too:
Do something for neighbors without their knowing it. For example, toss the newspaper from the sidewalk onto their doorsteps. More generous: How about doing a task your neighbor would appreciate, for example, pulling the weeds from his or her front lawn?
Do some pro-bono work. For example, mental or physical health professionals might see some more clients for free.
Put a flower on someone’s doorstep, anonymously or not.