COVID19

In a letter to the US Food and Drug Administration, lawmakers are urging the agency to temporarily clear the market of all e-cigarettes for the duration of the coronavirus crisis. The letter, sent to FDA commissioner Dr....
“Being a 21-year-old, I should not be spending six days in the hospital for lung complications,” said one young vaper who survived coronavirus. Before coronavirus, pulmonologists, pediatricians and parents were busy battling a different nationwide health...
As of June 2020, more than 2.1 million people have been infected, and approximately 116,000 have died from Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the U.S., and the numbers continue to rise. Both cigarette and electronic...
Marlboro maker Altria says stimulus checks and e-cigarette restrictions are driving sales of traditional cigarettes Americans are smoking more during the coronavirus pandemic because they are spending less on travel and entertainment and have more opportunities...
Twitter deleted Breitbart News’ Periscope livestream of a Washington D.C. press conference held on Monday by the group America’s Frontline Doctors and organized and sponsored by the Tea Party Patriots. Breitbart News recently reported that the Masters of the Universe quickly...
Facebook has removed a video posted by Breitbart News earlier today, which was the top-performing Facebook post in the world Monday afternoon, of a press conference in D.C. held by the group America’s Frontline Doctors...
How plagues can inspire social revolt - and a potential reaction against it. There’s one thing I better understand after reading and researching for this essay on plagues through history. It is that epidemics like the one we’re...
'Being female-led has provided countries with an advantage in the current crisis' As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, it’s common for health officials and news outlets to compare the actions of various countries to see how...
As professor of epidemiology at Yale School of Public Health, I have authored over 300 peer-reviewed publications and currently hold senior positions on the editorial boards of several leading journals. I am usually accustomed to...
It's tough out there for restaurants and other small businesses.  Yelp's Economic Average report out Wednesday shows exactly how tough: 60 percent of the 26,160 temporarily closed restaurants on the business review site as of July are now...