User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Tsunami
Last updated: May 16 2020 17:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Psychiatrists fear 'tsunami' of mental illness after lockdown 16.5.2020 BBC: Health
Doctors say they are dealing with a mental-health crisis while patients shun routine appointments.
An economic tsunami could soon thrust half a billion people into extreme poverty 11.5.2020 LA Times: Health

The economic devastation the pandemic wreaks on the ultra-poor could ultimately kill more people than the virus itself.

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Op-Ed: What earthquakes can teach us about the coronavirus pandemic 3.5.2020 LA Times: Health

Big Ones deliver big lessons: Our best protection in disastrous times is community.

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Tsunami risk identified near future Indonesian capital 23.4.2020 BBC: Science
Scientists map ancient underwater landslides in the region chosen for Jakarta's replacement.
Column: Here's why a COVID-19 vaccine could end up costing you a small fortune 21.4.2020 LA Times: Health

Unlike in most other developed countries, drug companies in the United States are allowed to charge whatever they want for prescription medicine, often basing price on the "benefit" to patients.

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Coronavirus in South Africa: The lull before the tsunami? 10.4.2020 BBC: World
South Africa sees an unexpected slow-down in the daily rate of infections, writes Andrew Harding.
'It's like we're expendable': Detroit's first responders fall to COVID-19 pandemic 2.4.2020 LA Times: Nation

The homicide captain is dead. The jail commander is dead. The police chief is ill. 'You pretty much gotta kill somebody to get arrested,' a sergeant says.

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Coronavirus: NHS field hospital plans for Scotland 26.3.2020 BBC: Front Page
The chief medical officer says potential sites will be identified this week as Covid-19 cases are set to rise rapidly.
Column: Newsom is doing what he should with the coronavirus crisis. But he needs to explain it better 26.3.2020 LA Times: Health

Although Newsom is looking good now — appearing to be sincere, earnest and energetic, and being productive — there will be plenty of precarious opportunities to screw up.

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'India must prepare for a tsunami of coronavirus cases' 19.3.2020 BBC: World
India-based infectious disease epidemiologist Ramanan Laxminarayan warns India could face a "tsunami" of coronavirus cases.
Ancient tsunami may have struck Falkland Islands 16.3.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
Evidence of past underwater landslides suggests giant waves probably hit the British territory.
Coronavirus brings new travel restrictions, lockdowns and closures 16.3.2020 Denver Post: Local
Daily life came to a grinding halt around much of the world Sunday amid new travel restrictions, border shutdowns and sweeping closures of restaurants and bars aimed to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Virus restrictions tighten, disrupting daily life, worship around the world 16.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
New travel restrictions and border closures reverberated Sunday across Europe and beyond. The number of new coronavirus cases surged in hard-hit Italy to nearly 25,000 and it recorded 368 more deaths to bring its overall toll to 1,809.
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Japan marks tsunami anniversary, no govt memorial amid virus 11.3.2020 Hindu: Fitness
This year, memorial events have been called off following Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s request to cancel, postpone or downsize gatherings.
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Anak Krakatau: Lightning frenzy points to scale of volcanic plume 29.2.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
The 2018 volcanic eruption put so much ice into the sky it set off a huge display of lightning.
Some U.S. farmers boxed in by coronavirus outbreak 26.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Fewer ships from China are docking in the U.S., which hurts U.S. farmers who send exports on the ships' return trips. And perishables that do make it sometimes rot on the docks in China.
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Op-Ed: We don't know enough about Latinos and Alzheimer's, and that's a huge problem 19.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Latinos have a high risk for dementia-related disorders, but we still know too little about brain aging in this diverse population.

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Powerful earthquake strikes Caribbean; no reports of injuries or damage 29.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The 7.7-magnitude temblor struck off the coasts of Jamaica, Cuba and the Cayman Islands. Social media was flooded with posts of photos and video from people documenting the event.
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Caribbean earthquake of 7.7 prompts office evacuations in Miami 29.1.2020 BBC: World
The 7.7-magnitude quake prompted brief tsunami warnings and office evacuations in Miami, Florida.
Taal volcano: Lava spews as 'hazardous eruption' feared 13.1.2020 BBC: Front Page
Authorities have warned that a "hazardous eruption" could take place "within hours or days".
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