Total 39 Posts
Spain wants to fine Franco apologists – The latest example of using laws to address uncomfortable history.4 min read
Countries are using their machinery of power to delete one version of their past and enforce another. Is that a good idea?
Science, in large part, is about helping people see the invisible. What is the use of a perfect forecast if the people it is supposed to warn cannot see the danger they are in?
Infections in the US down about 50%. Hospitalizations down about 33%. Vaccines plentiful by late spring. All good news, right? But on the road to recovery, we still have a few bumps ahead. A big one is B117 – the Covid-19 UK variant. Here is why it is so concerning.
Results from individual studies are very precise, and not always the best grounds for making policy decisions.
On the misconceptions regarding asylum seekers pushed not only by anti-immigration activists and the media, but also the government. Reality is very different when you take the time to look at it.
Children may transmit coronavirus at the same rate as adults – What we now know about schools and COVID-19.6 min read
The risk associated with schools is tied to the level of community transmission. The more community transmission there is, the more transmission there will be in schools.
Germany launched a brilliant Covid-19 public health ad campaign with funny videos that calls on the public to be ‘heroes’ by staying home, doing nothing, and being as lazy as they really can, to fight the spread of the virus.