Why Are COVID Cases Increasing So Fast Right Now?

Our World in Data: “Cumulative Confirmed COVID-19 Cases.” The New York Times: “Covid in the U.S.: Latest Map and Case Count,” “States That Imposed Few Restrictions Now Have the Worst Outbreaks,” “New York City to Close Public Schools Again as Virus Cases Rise.” The Associated Press: “‘Tired to the bone’: Hospitals overwhelmed with virus […]

How Much Does Wearing a Mask Protect You?

Henning Bundgaard, PhD, cardiologist, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark. F. Perry Wilson, MD, associate professor, Yale University; director, Clinical and Translational Research Accelerator, New Haven, CT. Linsey Marr, PhD, professor of civil and environmental engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA. Christine Laine, MD, editor-in-chief, Annals of Internal Medicine; clinical associate professor, internal […]

Cordae Adds Another Guest Feature To His 2020 List On DJ Scheme’s ‘Soda’ With Ski Mask The Slump God

For about a year after the release of his debut album, The Lost Boy, Cordae stayed quiet in terms of music releases. The rapper’s debut was an impeccable effort that landed him two Grammy nominations and helped push him to the forefront of rap’s youngest and most promising acts, so a break was understandable. Luckily […]

Can You Safely Host Holiday Events During COVID-19?

Nov. 10, 2020 — After months of separation from friends and family due to COVID-19, many people hope to reconnect over such holidays as Christmas and Hanukkah. But health experts continue to encourage people to practice safe behaviors and avoid situations that could expose them or their loved ones to the virus. “COVID-19 is […]

U.S. to Cross 10 Million Cases Amid COVID-19 Surge

Viviana Martinez-Bianchi, MD, director for health equity, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Duke University, Durham, NC. Heidi Tworek, PhD, associate professor of history and public policy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. Carlos Del Rio, MD, distinguished professor of medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta. Gary Kreps, PhD, director, […]

Here’s How to Safely Dispose of a Used Surgical Mask

Disposable masks have quickly become one of the highest-valued accessories within the last few months. And they’ll likely remain that way for the foreseeable future. Although the CDC recommends everyone wears a reusable mask, it’s not that simple as there are currently no FDA standards on cloth masks. Plus, studies show cloth masks can vary […]

Tom Holland Is Giving Spider-Man A Second Mask, Just To Be Safe

Sony In an attempt to show how seriously Tom Holland is taking COVID safety while filming Spider-Man 3 in Atlanta, the actor just shared a photo from the set where he’s taking masking-up to the extreme. In a new Instagram photo that shows Holland posing in his newly upgraded Spidey suit from the end of […]