coronavirus resources

  • haircut at home May 1

    Stylists Plead, ‘Don’t Touch Your Hair!’

    If our patience is measured by the length of our hair, then a lot of us are getting very impatient during the coronavirus pandemic. People at home have been trying their hand at cutting hair, even NBCLA’s Jonathan Gonzalez — to disastrous results.  “Wait! Wait! Do not do this yourself!” said Rashard Marshell, a Los Angeles hairstylist and salon...

  • NASA Apr 25

    NASA Boasts New COVID-19 Ventilator Made By Rocket Scientists

    Engineers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory developed a new high-pressure ventilator that is tailored for COVID-19 patients. The ventilator, codenamed VITAL (Ventilator Intervention Technology Accessible Locally), passed a critical test on Tuesday at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai, New York. With a high demand of traditional ventilators and short supply worldwide, NASA engineers hope to introduce...

  • coronavirus resources Mar 30

    USNS Mercy Accepts First Patients in Port of Los Angeles

    The USNS Mercy, a Navy hospital ship docked in the Port of Los Angeles, opened its doors to its first patients Sunday, officials announced. Requested by Gov. Gavin Newsom, the USNS Mercy Hospital ship will serve as a referral hospital in LA and carries trained medical workers and resources that will take care of non-COVID-19 related illnesses. The ship will…

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