coronavirus

Worried About Voting in Person? Here’s How It Can Be Safe

Worried About Voting in Person? Here’s How It Can Be Safe

Given that the U.S. is now in this third high peak of covid-19, many Americans are understandably nervous about waiting in long lines and entering enclosed crowded spaces in order to cast their vote for the Nov. 3 election. So just how big a transmission risk is voting likely to…

More Than 1,000 CDC Officials Ask: Why Bench the CDC During a Pandemic?

More Than 1,000 CDC Officials Ask: Why Bench the CDC During a Pandemic?

In an open letter published this week, 1,044 former and current officers of the U.S. Centres for Disease Control and Prevention’s Epidemic Intelligence Service, a renowned fellowship program that focuses on research and emergency response, expressed concern over the diminished role of the public health agency during the coronavirus pandemic….