A fourth American, Joshua Tesmer, is one of those who doesn’t know how he will get home after Friday’s flight was canceled. The retired Air Force veteran was working on an oil platform in Russia when the coronavirus began spreading around the world. “It’s quite disheartening to think we were going home and have the rug pulled out from under our feet in such a manner,” he told BuzzFeed News. … [Read more...] about We Tried To Get Home To Our Dying Father In The US. Then Our Flight From Russia Was Canceled.
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Bradley and the Blackfeet Stockgrowers Association have been holding meetings across the Rocky Mountain Front trying to convince ranchers focused on delisting to turn their attention to finding ways to reduce run-ins with bears. But tools to do that are expensive. A trained guard dog could run $5,000 or more and an electric fence around a calving lot can easily cost over $10,000 depending on the size. That price tag can be a huge turnoff to ranchers already having a hard time staying in the black. … [Read more...] about Montana ranchers learning to live with grizzly bears
6:20 p.m. S.F. General Hospital has “slighty elevated” usage of key paralytic drugs: San Francisco General Hospital is using two paralytic drugs for COVID-19 patients “at slightly elevated rates,” a spokesman said Saturday, but the hospital’s need is “not acute at the moment.” NBC Bay Area reported the hospital is running short on the paralytics cisatracurium and rocuronium. “There’s a nationwide shortage of those two drugs,” said S.F. General spokesman Brent Andrew. “We don’t have an unusually high number of patients on ventilators right now. So we’re going through it at slightly elevated rates but not numbers that are out of scale.” Andrew said San Francisco General has 26 patients on ventilators, which is “not out of scale with typical.” Of those, 11 are COVID-19 patients. Oveall, the hospital has 23 COVID-19 patients, including 13 in intensive care. Paralytic drugs are sometimes used to … [Read more...] about Coronavirus live updates: Newsom helps out health care and essential workers with child care options
“Normally I have time for gardening on weekends only. Now I can indulge in the pursuit for as long as I want and spend more time with my loved ones,” H. said, adding the trend has particularly prevailed in the midst of the pandemic though not many teachers in the countryside are alien to farming as a source of additional income. … [Read more...] about School teachers turn versatile in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta amid coronavirus pandemic
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — With New Mexico schools shut down for the rest of the school year because of the coronavirus outbreak, three public television stations on Monday will begin broadcasting class lessons for home learning for students in grades K-5. … [Read more...] about New Mexico TV stations to broadcast classes for K-5 students