I was tested for COVID-19

School in my region (SouthTyrol, Italy) reopened on September the 7th. I teach science in a high school and this year I have 7 classes. This summer I was a bit worried because since March I had almost no contacts with people outside my family. To be honest, even inside my family. I haven’t huggedContinue reading “I was tested for COVID-19”

Food and spirituality

Today Catholics celebrate Easter. In Italy (and in most countries) we are celebrating it in quarantine, respecting social distancing. While I was looking for papers for my PhD dissertation, I found an interesting article, which explores the relationship between food and spirituality. Spirituality and food share the fact that they are not only about theories,Continue reading “Food and spirituality”

Pregnancy and COVID-19

In this last month we are hearing a lot about COVID-19 and how it causes a severe respiratory syndrome (that is why the virus’ name is SARS-COV-2). However, very little is said about what happen to pregnant women who are affected with the virus. Since I have a couple of friends who are pregnant andContinue reading “Pregnancy and COVID-19”