Using public transportation, visiting a place of worship, or otherwise traveling from the home is associated with a significantly higher likelihood of testing positive with the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, while practicing strict social distancing is associated with a markedly lower likelihood, suggests a study from researchers at the Johns Hopkins BloombergContinue Reading

In the United States, the public health measures averted 60 million infections in total, researchers found. Two new peer-reviewed studies in the journal Nature found that lockdowns, stay-at-home orders, closed schools, and canceled events prevented millions of Covid-19 cases and deaths. One of the studies estimated the number of Covid-19 cases with andContinue Reading

The commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration on Sunday urged Americans observing Memorial Day weekend to follow federal guidelines aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus, saying the deadly virus “is not yet contained.” Several federal officials recommended continuing social distancing and mask wearing during the holidayContinue Reading