President Trump said on Sunday that federal guidelines urging Americans to social distance to slow the spread of the coronavirus will remain in place for another month. The public health team at the White House continues to explain why lifting distancing guidelines too early would be a serious mistake. The
Indian authorities in the northern state of Punjab have quarantined around 40,000 residents from 20 villages following a Covid-19 outbreak linked to just one man. This a good example of why distancing is so important to control the spread of the coronavirus. In this particular case, Indian public health staff
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) modeling suggests that, without mitigation, SARS-CoV-2 the virus that causes COVID-19 could infect more than 60% of the US population. This JAMA opinion argues for a careful balance between restrictive public health policies and individual rights.
CDC, in accordance with its guidance for large events and mass gatherings, recommends that for the next 8 weeks, organizers (whether groups or individuals) cancel or postpone in-person events that consist of 50 people or more throughout the United States. This recommendation by the CDC that is part of the