Born into a coronavirus world: how new parents and infants can stay safe.
Sept. 23, 2020 • ~9 min
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Scientists explain what you need to know about the COVID-19 risks in the air, from how aerosols form to how to keep kids safe on a school bus.
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Feel like you're facing too many pandemic-related unknowns? Reframing what it means to not know can help you break the uncertainty-anxiety connection.
Sept. 22, 2020 • ~7 min
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A bioethicist explains a recent report that recommends how to distribute a COVID-19 vaccine equitably.
Sept. 18, 2020 • ~8 min
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Keeping coronavirus vaccines at subzero temperatures during distribution will be hard, but likely key to ending pandemic
The cold supply chain keeps vaccines fresh during distribution, but the current system is nowhere near large enough to distribute the billions of COVID-19 vaccines that the world needs.
Sept. 18, 2020 • ~10 min
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Many of us don't get an adequate amount of nutrients.
Sept. 17, 2020 • ~7 min
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Teens want COVID-19 advice that gives them safe ways to socialize – not just rules for what they can’t do
In a series of surveys, young people across the US described their thinking and behavior amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Sept. 16, 2020 • ~7 min
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How a new way of parsing COVID-19 data began to show the breadth of health gaps between Blacks and whites
Getting the real answers on health gaps requires a deep dive into the demographics.
Sept. 16, 2020 • ~6 min
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Extremists are playing on people's health fears to normalise their views.
Sept. 15, 2020 • ~7 min
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Wildfire smoke makes it harder for firefighters's bodies to fight off viruses. Social distancing is difficult in that environment, but fire crews are coming up with solutions.
Sept. 11, 2020 • ~8 min
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