The puzzling questions of the coronavirus: A doctor addresses 6 questions that are stumping physicians
Mysteries surround the coronavirus, but our expert is here to address some of the most perplexing issues.
May 6, 2020 • ~5 min
Both cats and dogs can become infected with the coronavirus. The chances of them getting sick or passing it on to you or another animal are extremely low.
April 17, 2020 • ~8 min
At-home mask makers should carefully consider fit and fabric variables when designing face coverings to help prevent transmission of SARS-CoV-2.
April 16, 2020 • ~7 min
Researchers and public health officials still don't know how widespread nor how deadly the coronavirus really is. Random testing is a way to quickly and easily learn this important information.
April 13, 2020 • ~8 min
What does 'recovered from coronavirus' mean? 4 questions answered about how some survive and what happens next
Officially, not that many people have recovered from the coronavirus. An epidemiologist explains what has to happen for a COVID-19 survivor to get a clean bill of health.
April 7, 2020 • ~7 min
The CDC now recommends that everyone wear a face covering when they go into a public place. But there's confusion about why and if this protects the wearer, people around them or both.
April 6, 2020 • ~7 min
The president promoted the combination of hydroxychloroquine and an antibiotic for treating COVID-19. But a new study suggests it provides no benefits.
April 3, 2020 • ~5 min
Social media companies are taking steps to tamp down coronavirus misinformation – but they can do more
Facebook, Google and Twitter are stepping up to block misinformation and promote accurate information about the coronavirus. Their track records on self-policing are poor. The results so far are mixed.
March 30, 2020 • ~11 min
Preventing COVID-19 from decimating nursing home residents requires spending money and improving infection control
Nursing homes in the U.S. are not ready to care for coronavirus patients. Things need to change -- fast.
March 28, 2020 • ~8 min
The federal government has declared a state of emergency over COVID-19. Two public health scholars explain what that means.
March 26, 2020 • ~6 min