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Year: 2020

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On the Bright Side of COVID-19: Placentas and Vaccines

Despite the recent spike in coronavirus cases, a glimmer of hope shines in from two recent National Institutes of Health press releases.

First, the NIH says placentas lack major molecules used by COVID-19 to cause an infection. This may explain why it’s (thankfully) very rare to see fetuses and newborns contracting the virus from infected pregnant mothers.

Second, the first phase of an NIH-sponsored COVID-19 vaccine appears to safely generate an immune response in healthy adults.

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Tune-In Tuesdays #79: Brand New on “Be High”

Down to earth with a smile you can hear through the phone, California-based hip-hop artist Brand New (Brandon Moss) is here to spread insight and inspire others with his truth.

Following the release of his single “Be High,” which touches upon the chaos of the pandemic and social injustices this year, we spoke to Moss via telephone to dive deeper into the single.

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Bug’s Philosophy: Self Care is Productive

It’s all too easy to find yourself consumed by the vortex of constant productivity. After all, if you’re not creating something worth sharing on the internet, then what the hell are you doing?

As stacks of to-do lists pile up to your eyes alongside empty coffee mugs, it’s easy to lose sight of what truly matters: your emotional and physical wellbeing.

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Weekly Newsletter #82: Oh, Where Does the Time Go

So, July’s almost over… How did that happen!?

Well, on the upside, we’re just nine days away from the release of The Burgundy Zine #16! The submission deadline for this issue is Tuesday, July 21.

However, any submissions after the deadline will have a place in “The Burgundy Zine #17” – so no worries!

Before getting too ahead of ourselves, let’s dive into this week’s recap.

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