The pandemic death toll could be lowered by next spring if more Americans wear masks, a new analysis finds.
Since March, federal agencies have been collecting a trove of information. But they refuse to release most of it.
A proposal to let people with low risk of infection live without constraint could lead to a million or more preventable deaths.
Stop thinking that the horrors of the world will simply work themselves out.
“Children around the world are being poisoned by lead on a massive and previously unrecognized scale,” according to the study, a collaboration of UNICEF and Pure Earth, an advocacy group.
The president has served up a series of false and misleading statements as he seeks to counter uncomfortable facts about the spread of Covid-19 and questions about his push to reopen the economy.
Leaders are overestimating how far we’ve come and are underestimating what it will take to manage Covid-19 in a near-normal world.
There will be no quick return to our previous lives, according to nearly two dozen experts. But there is hope for managing the scourge now and in the long term.
As the numbers show, the timing of social distancing can have an enormous impact on death tolls.
Officials had estimated that 140,000 hospital beds might be needed to treat coronavirus patients. Only about 18,500 were in use by week’s end.
After this wave of infections, brace yourself for more waves.