A Promising Treatment for COVID 19
Interferon beta, a protein inhalant, has been shown to reduce the risk of death from COVID 19 and to reduce the chance of developing serious symptoms by 79%. compared to patients given a placebo in trials. The Good News Network has details.
All-Girl High School Team in Afghanistan Invents Mobile Ventilators
An all-girl high school robotics team in Afghanistan invented an inexpensive mobile ventilator model that will help thousands of Covid-19 patients in their country where ventilators are scarce. The new, lightweight ventilator costs as little as $700—compared to the $20,000 needed to purchase a traditional model and can be powered by batteries. You can read more from the Good News Network.
Planting Trees in India
“More than two million people gathered in northern India last week while practicing social distancing, and planted 250 million trees as part of a government plan to tackle climate change.”
“India has pledged to increase its forest cover to 235 million acres by 2030, and it starts now,” Yogi Adityanath
Read more from Associated Press
Two Boys Rescued from Apartment Fire
Two brothers, aged ten and three, were safe after falling 10 meters (33 feet) into the arms of the crowd below when their apartment was on fire in Grenoble, France. Here’s the story and a video from The Guardian.
Church Turns Graffiti into a Mural
When a church in Portland, Oregon found Black Lives Matter graffiti on their property, they decided to turn it into a mural. I think it turned out great! Here’s their Instagram story I discovered at Good Good Good
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