Tag: Outbreak

I'm Sexting My Ex While In Quarantine During The Coronavirus Outbreak

“All of my friends are having quarantine sex ☹,” I texted my ex as the coronavirus outbreak began to grow more severe in mid-March. Honestly, I didn’t know if this was even remotely true, but I was hoping it would strike up a conversation. “Now I’m all hot and bothered,” I added. “That makes two…

Vinay Menon: The other COVID-19 outbreak: loopy celebrity quarantine videos

In these dark times, you’d think a jump-cut video in which quarantined celebrities take turns warbling lines from John Lennon’s “Imagine” would be a balm for our souls. You’d be wrong. If this all-star singalong, recently spearheaded by Gal Gadot in Day 6 of her isolation, was supposed to soothe our jangled nerves and provide…

Boeing suspends production at Washington state hub, citing Covid-19 outbreak

The main Boeing production facility in Everett, Washington will be closing for at least two weeks, to protect employees amid the coronavirus epidemic. Space and military programs will not be affected, the company said. Boeing will suspend operations at the Puget Sound facility for 14 days, starting on March 25, President and CEO Dave Calhoun…

Minding your mental health: Ways to cope during the COVID-19 outbreak

Mitigating the effects of the fear and anxiety caused by the novel coronavirus is no mean feat, given our situational uncertainties and biological penchants. Dr. Simon Sherry, a clinical psychologist and professor in psychology and neuroscience at Dalhousie University, believes the first steps are to avoid hysteria, look rationally at the situation and spread that…

Retailers shutter doors, restaurants limit services amid coronavirus outbreak

A slew of store closures and service limitations were announced by retailers and restaurant chains on Tuesday as politicians and health authorities urged Canadians to avoid unnecessary outings in order to slow the spread of novel coronavirus. All Hudson’s Bay stores will for close for two weeks — beginning immediately — and the company will…