More than 50 percent of U.S. states are experiencing an “uncontrolled spread” of the coronavirus

More than 50 percent of U.S. states are experiencing an “uncontrolled spread” of the coronavirus, according to data published by the website Covidexitstrategy.org. Thirty states are reporting a lot more than 150 new infections a day per one million people.

The internet site’s contributors consist of public health and crisis experts with experience working during the White House, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and regarding the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, including Ryan Panchadsaram, an old U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officer during the White House.

Using the reopening criteria outlined by the White House, Covidexitstrategy.org tracked each state’s progress when it comes to “its reduction in symptoms and cases, health system readiness, and increased testing.”

Reference
‘Uncontrolled Spread’ of COVID in Majority of U.S. States. https://www.newsweek.com/coronavirus-us-cases-rising-most-states-covid-spread-pandemic-1540319

Did you know that drinking coffee before breakfast could have negative effect on blood glucose control, study suggests?

Put down your cups. Alternatively, at minimum, put them down till at once after the morning meal.

Emerging research from the Center for Nutrition, Exercise & Metabolism at the University of Bath has revealed that drinking coffee after the breakfast is far better for having healthy blood sugar levels after a night of inadequate sleep.

Reference

Drinking coffee before breakfast could have negative effect on blood glucose control, study suggests. https://www.foxnews.com/food-drink/drinking-coffee-before-breakfast-negative

Judge block Trump’s reproductive health plan

Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson speaks at a Feb. 25 news conference in Seattle announcing a lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s Title X “gag rule.”

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A judge that is federal Washington state has temporarily banned the Trump administration’s overhaul regarding the federal reproductive medical care program known as Title X.

The nationwide preliminary injunction puts a stop — at least for now — to new regulations that were set for May 3. Among other changes, the laws would prohibit any organization which provides or refers patients for abortion from receiving Title X funds to cover services like contraception and STD screenings for low-income patients.

Reproductive rights activists cheered the judgment, released Thursday by U.S. District Court Judge Stanley Bastian in the Eastern District of Washington state.