Marietta Vazquez | Yale School of Medicine: Calling COVID-19 the “Wuhan Virus” or “China Virus” is inaccurate and xenophobic


This week, my colleagues logged on to Twitter to see “#ChinaVirus” and “#WuhanVirus” trending in the United States. Most posts were written with dismay from people who couldn’t believe some government officials were influencing others to refer to COVID-19 (also known as the Coronavirus) this way. While there is understandable unease flowing through Americans and…

By Craig Lewis: Senior Thai Monk Offers a Buddhist Perspective on Dealing with COVID-19


Ven. Phra Paisal Visalo. From vidyaloke.in Translation by Somboon Chungprampree Source: Buddhistdoor Global The novel coronavirus pandemic continues unabated, disrupting societies and communities, and impacting lives and livelihoods around the world. As our day-to-day lives are inundated with news headlines and media alerts elevating our stress levels, it’s all too easy to feel helpless at…