A leading infectious disease expert explains how to be as safe as possible on this very different Fourth
This is the first Fourth of July in which Americans must deal with the coronavirus pandemic. One of the nation's premier infectious disease experts explains why it's important to take special care.
July 2, 2020 • ~7 min
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There is speculation about whether a population can achieve some sort of immunity to the virus with as little as 20% infected.
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In the time of the coronavirus, learning how to adapt to adversity belongs in your toolkit.
June 25, 2020 • ~7 min
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Many more people have been infected with coronavirus than the statistics suggest.
June 25, 2020 • ~7 min
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Is it possible that people who recover from COVID-19 will be plagued with long term side effects from the infection? An infectious disease physician reviews the evidence so far.
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With COVID-19 cases rising in more than half of the states, the next two weeks are critical for stopping a spike in cases. An epidemiologist reminds us to get back to the basics now.
June 24, 2020 • ~6 min
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If expert advice on the pandemic turns out to be wrong, it will have dire consequences for how reliable scientific evidence is treated in other policy areas, such as climate change.
June 18, 2020 • ~7 min
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Father's Day is approaching, raising questions about the safety of visiting fathers and grandfathers. A doctor offers guidelines.
June 17, 2020 • ~5 min
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Many people who shielding during the coronavirus pandemic will need help to step forward and reclaim life.
June 12, 2020 • ~6 min
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If coronavirus is still circulating, why are we safer now that social distancing measures have been relaxed? A public health expert explains.
June 4, 2020 • ~6 min
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