• 'Universal' mask-wearing could prevent 130,000 US COVID-19 deaths

    1 month ago - By Daily Mail

    Currently, just under half of Americans say they 'always' wear masks in public. If that continues, the death toll will exceed 511,000 by March, according to a new pandemic modeling study.
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  • AstraZeneca resuming US testing of COVID-19 vaccine

    AstraZeneca resuming US testing of COVID-19 vaccine

    1 month ago - By ABC News

    AstraZeneca is resuming late-stage testing of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate in the U.S. The British drugmaker said the Food and Drug Administration gave the company the go-ahead on Friday
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  • Op-Ed: Going Trick-Or-Treating During A Pandemic Is Ridiculous

    Op-Ed: Going Trick-Or-Treating During A Pandemic Is Ridiculous

    1 month ago - By Scary Mommy

    When the CDC released its guidelines about Halloween and trick-or-treating, I wasn't entirely surprised. They are along the lines of all the COVID-19 guidelines: wear a mask and stay six feet from people outside your household. The CDC doesn't outright say “don't trick-or-treat,” but they do say that you shouldn't make direct contact with anyone outside of your family unit, including during the exchange of candy. They recommend setting up a table outside your home, laying out the treats, and allowing kids to take them.
    In other words, trick-or-treating as we know it-where your kid goes...
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  • Model: More Mask-Wearing May Slash U.S. COVID-19 Death Toll

    Model: More Mask-Wearing May Slash U.S. COVID-19 Death Toll

    1 month ago - By MedPageToday

    The COVID-19 fall/winter surge is fast approaching - and may already be upon us - and mask wearing could make a substantial dent in the projected U.S. death toll into 2021, a modeling study found.
    If 95% of people in the...
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