“Each individual has to do their part for the greater good and public health of our family, neighbors, strangers and, most importantly, the health care workers and first responders who must continue to care for the public,” said Anna Gorczyca, an assistant research professor at the University of Kansas Medical
As Anthony S. Fauci, the country’s top infectious-disease expert, put it recently on MSNBC: “It’s almost exponential when you compare the curves in the spring and the curves in the summer with the inflection of the curve where we are right now.”
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Over the past year, the coronavirus pandemic has underscored for the entire world the value of science — not only for tracking the spread of a deadly virus and developing ways to stop it, but also for providing a rational method for understanding a frightening unknown.
For some scientists, the
“At the individual household level, what’s at stake is basically the increased chance of one of your loved ones becoming sick and then being hospitalized and dying,” said Henry Walke, the CDC’s covid-19 incident manager.
Beyond that, he said, holiday-related infections could spread through communities, reaching other vulnerable people and
Spike Lee has directed films about a Black detective’s quest to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan, a bombing of an Alabama church and the U.S. government’s response to Hurricane Katrina.
But for his latest project, a movie musical that chronicles the invention of Viagra, the first drug approved by the
But the next phase of this race will depend on the herculean task of producing these tiny vials of vaccine at a vast scale nearly overnight and distributing millions of doses without wasting any. Getting a vaccine into people’s arms is a meticulously choreographed high-wire act that must not falter
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Pfizer provided less detail in its announcement last week on Nov. 9 than Moderna did on Monday, Nov. 16. Pfizer’s outside board of experts analyzed 94 volunteers and estimated that the effectiveness of its vaccine was over 90 percent. They did not specify
At this point in an article, any responsible journalist would list the caveats: the likelihood of a false positive result, that scientists don’t know how long the antibodies detected by the test will last and — most important — that we don’t yet know whether such a result indicates someone
The book also explores Fox’s separate but equal relationships with his four adult children (he said they were on high alert for evidence of favoritism); his decision to stop acting (“not being able to speak reliably is a game-breaker for an actor”); why he recently got a turtle tattooed on
Chicago was the first major city to announce, on Thursday, a reinstatement of stay-at-home advisory. On Friday, New Mexico followed suit with the country’s most restrictive statewide measures since the fall surge began. Oregon also announced a partial shutdown Friday, closing gyms and dine-in restaurants and mandating a six-person limit