Stay six feet apart — that’s the rule of thumb when it comes to social distancing. However, a new study suggests we need to take speech into account in addition to physical distancing when creating Covid-19 transmission mitigation strategies. By assessing the physics of saliva droplet formation and subsequent sprayContinue Reading

While early research on asymptomatic transmission has shown that some asymptomatic individuals will test positive two to three days before developing symptoms, we would definitely not expect a positive diagnostic test for COVID-19 one day after exposure. The diagnostic test, known as a “PCR test,” works by detecting genetic materialContinue Reading

Paris was preparing on Sunday to be placed under maximum coronavirus alert as alarming COVID-19 infection numbers appeared to leave the French government little choice but to tighten restrictions in and around the capital. France reported a 16,972 new coronavirus cases on Saturday alone, the highest daily number since theContinue Reading