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Physicians with prescriptions

Medicine | As demand surges for drugs that could fight the coronavirus, some doctors are purchasing them—for themselves. Is that ethical?
by Charles Horton, M.D.
Posted 3/28/20, 02:38 pm

When vital medications are scarce, should doctors and medical workers get first dibs? A recent New York Times article highlighted state efforts to conserve the supply of drugs that could prove effective against the novel coronavirus—mainly hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malarial drug I wrote about last week.

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Reactions to a pandemic, then and now

Coronavirus | Initially different, then similarly protective
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 3/28/20, 02:00 pm

Oh, those good old days. R. R. Reno, editor of First Things, wrote this week, “More than one hundred years ago, Americans were struck by a terrible flu pandemic that affected the entire world. Their reaction was vastly different from ours. They continued to worship, go to musical performances, clash on football fields, and gather with friends.” 

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‘Wash your hands, doo, doo, doo, doo, doo’

by Mickey McLean
Posted 3/27/20, 01:20 pm

“Baby Shark” has a new purpose, in addition to entertaining children and annoying parents. Pinkfong has reworked the tune to promote hygiene during the coronavirus pandemic. The #BabySharkHandWashChallenge encourages parents to upload videos of their children washing their hands to the song.

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