Good News Monday

Rebecca Beddingfield

Media Editor

It looks like AHS is in distance learning for the long haul, so while we get settled, the Eagle Era will start some special additions to the quarantine updates, including today, “Good News Monday” where we’ll explore some of the good things happening in the world and at our school recently. 

Good News

Drive-thru Testing Hayward firefighters and paramedics began screening and testing people for COVID-19 this morning near Fire Station No. 7 in the city with a drive-thru and tents for the actual testing procedure. In joint efforts with Avellino Labs, they are able to provide 370 free tests to the public each day. For more information on how Hayward’s drive-thru testing is affecting our community, the Mercury times has a full article here:

Clubs This pandemic isn’t stopping clubs from operating, while many are putting out their officer applications, others are taking it a step further and recreating the club meeting experience at home. One of these clubs is ARK club with their self-care jars that you can make. You can view a link to their project they shared with AHS here:

California Multiple companies in the state of California, such as Bloom Energy, Apple, and Tesla are working to produce medical supplies in the wake of hospital shortages. To learn more about this endeavour, you can read a full article about it here:

Treatment The World Health Organization (WHO) recently announced plans to launch a global trial of multiple potential treatments for the Coronavirus, named SOLIDARITY. The trial could include thousands of patients and will specifically test the effectiveness of Remdesivir, Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine, Ritonavir/lopinavir, and a variation of the previous, including Ritonavir/lopinavir and interferon-beta. To get a deeper view on these treatments and what this means for hospitals treating Coronavirus, you can view the whole Science Magazine article here:

Quarantine Photo of the Day

Charitha Gangi (10) helps her siblings with their schoolwork while also balancing her own. Many siblings, parents, and teachers are faced with filling in the holes that distance learning creates for the students around them. 

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