All but one of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is in quarantine after the vice commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Monday, CNN reports.
Deaths from COVID-19 have now surpassed a worldwide total of 1 million. As you should expect by now, the U.S.—whose response to the pandemic at the federal level should remain an ongoing source of grave concern for citizens—is at the top of the list when breaking down the total number of deaths by country. Continue reading Worldwide COVID-19 Deaths Have Now Surpassed 1 Million
While wearing a mask is an effortless way to curb the transmission of COVID-19, face coverings have become extremely politicized in the U.S. during the pandemic. Continue reading New Study Links Sociopathic Traits to People Who Are Anti-Mask or Don’t Practice Social Distancing
IF THERE’S ONE defining feature of the coronavirus pandemic, it’s uncertainty. Will there be a vaccine? When can schools safely reopen? Will I still have a job next week? Should I book a spring vacation abroad? A crisis that we’d all hoped would be short-lived is dragging on indefinitely, and the list of unanswered questions keeps growing. Continue reading How to Deal With the Anxiety of Uncertainty
The Trump administration announced an order Tuesday that will temporarily ban residential evictions for tens of millions of Americans. Continue reading U.S. Orders Halt on Evictions Through 2020 Due to COVID-19 Pandemic
Scientists in Nevada are the latest to report a likely case of reinfection from the coronavirus that causes covid-19, with genetic evidence backing up their claim. While it remains to be seen whether reinfection will be a common phenomenon, this newest case suggests that a second infection can cause more severe illness than the first, even in young and seemingly healthy people. Continue reading Nevada Man Hospitalized After Apparent Coronavirus Reinfection
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced people to come up with creative ways to entertain large audiences, particularly since movie theaters, concerts, and events probably won’t resume until at least next year. Continue reading Floating Cinemas Using Socially Distanced Boats Coming to Various U.S. Cities