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How a wedding reception in a rural US town led to infections 200 miles away from the event.

3 min read
What does a superspreading event look like? Does it look like a Trump rally with a thousand maskless attendees in Georgia? A Black Lives Matter demo with tens of thousands of masked protesters in Washington D.C.? What about a simple wedding reception?

How many Americans die from the flu each year?

2 min read
Fact-checking Donald Trump as he once again spreads misleading and potentially harmful information related to Covid-19 to the American people.

Philosophy and psychology agree – Yelling at people who aren’t wearing masks won’t work.

4 min read
Many of us believe that outrage is an appropriate response to what appears to be a selfishly motivated refusal to wear a mask, but is it?

How much of America hasn’t done the job to reopen schools safely.

3 min read
Dr Ashish K. Jha’s brilliant comment on the new, helpful metric published by the CDC on when to reopen schools in the United States, based on the level of COVID-19 circulating within communities.

Why COVID-19 vaccines need to prioritize ‘superspreaders’.

4 min read
A team of experts argues that after taking care of essential workers, COVID-19 vaccinations should be given to the greatest transmitters of the virus, who are mostly the young.

Number of COVID-19 vaccine candidates.

2 min read
How close is the world to a coronavirus vaccine?

Aiming for novelty in coronavirus coverage, journalists end up sensationalizing the trivial and untrue.

6 min read
Reporters are trained to advance a story and report what is new. But that approach can end up shortchanging news consumers, who need greater context and persistent focus on an ongoing story.
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