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Lower COVID-19 rates seen in U.S. states with higher adherence to mask wearing

A new state-by-state analysis shows a statistical association between high adherence to mask wearing and reduced rates of COVID-19 in the U.S. Charlie Fischer and colleagues at the Boston University School of Public Health in Massachusetts present these findings in the open-access journal PLOS ONE on April 14. During the COVID-19 pandemic, different states have… Read More »

CDC: Salmonella Outbreak With 125 Sick In 15 States, What Is The Cause?

Salmonella bacteria has caused yet another outbreak. (Illustration: Getty) getty Salmonella, now we really know. My my, we could never let you go Just because the Covid-19 coronavirus is spreading, doesn’t mean that Salmonella will social distance itself from humans or simply go away. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced that… Read More »

States slow to reopen will miss tourists

Western Australia and Queensland risk missing out on reviving their tourism industries as they keep their borders closed while Australians who might have been heading to Bali on holidays now choose locally. The warning from federal attorney general Christian Porter comes as state leaders continue to trade barbs over reopening their borders. NSW Premier Gladys… Read More »

As states consider reopening, CDC director warns coronavirus outbreak could be worse this winter

“There’s a possibility that the assault of the virus on our nation next winter will actually be even more difficult than the one we just went through,” CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield said in an interview with The Washington Post. “And when I’ve said this to others, they kind of put their head back, they… Read More »

This is where all 50 states stand on reopening

While President Donald Trump has leaned into his desire to reopen the nation’s economy by May 1, many of the governors and mayors who hold the power to enforce closures seem to disagree. Along with expanding testing and tracing, governors across the country are highlighting the importance of using science and advice from health officials… Read More »