Surface contamination and fleeting encounters are less of a worry than close-up, person-to-person interactions for extended periods. The emerging scientific findings are helping businesses and governments devise reopening strategies that limit the coronavirus’s spread. Source: How Exactly Do You Catch Covid-19? There Is a Growing Consensus
In April, US experts suggested there might be a second peak of coronavirus infections in the fall. But new data suggests it’s not seasonal. Source: Experts no longer expect seasonal coronavirus waves: The pandemic is like ‘a forest fire looking for human wood to burn’
Jeff Gregorich, superintendent, on trying to reopen his schools safely Source: ‘I’m sorry, but it’s a fantasy’
Tuberculosis kills 1.5 million people each year. Lockdowns and supply-chain disruptions threaten progress against the disease as well as H.I.V. and malaria. Source: ‘The Biggest Monster’ Is Spreading. And It’s Not the Coronavirus.
As more schools abandon plans for in-person classes, one that opened in Indiana this week had to quarantine students within hours. Source: A School Reopens, and the Coronavirus Creeps In