COVID19

There is a case to be made for draconian measures to reduce the overall number of infections and thus deaths, but putting the entire economy into abeyance and immuring the population rather than focusing on...
The Government of Canada is focused on helping Canadians and businesses through this tough economic time. We will continue to protect the health and safety of Canadians, while supporting families and businesses and keeping our...
Vaping may leave users at higher risk of serious complications if they contract the respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus, the Food and Drug Administration said. “People with underlying health issues, such as heart or...
The virus makes us weigh the value of a life. We can’t know if we’ve gotten it right. In October 1987, Jessica McClure, an 18-month-old girl in Midland, Tex., fell down a well. The nation followed...
The public health challenge of our generation is right in front of us. SARS-CoV-2 appears to be the Andromeda strain that public health workers fear to see emerging. After many years of working at the Centers...
State cites urgent need to expand hospital capacity; doctors group says decision ‘represents a clear and present danger to all of the residents of a nursing home.’ New York told nursing-home operators that they will be...
Epidemiologist Neil Ferguson, who created the highly-cited Imperial College London coronavirus model, which has been cited by organizations like The New York Times and has been instrumental in governmental policy decision-making, offered a massively downgraded projection...
Owners of vape shops argue that their stores are just as "essential" as the businesses that sell cigarettes. As cities across the country have shut down in hopes of slowing the coronavirus, a few "essential" services...
Epidemiologist: Neil Ferguson Downgrades COVID-19 | Live Testimony Parliamentlive.tv Neil Morris Ferguson is a British epidemiologist. He is a professor of mathematical biology, who specialises in the epidemiology of infectious disease spread in humans and animals. MRC...
The UK should now be able to cope with the spread of the covid-19 virus, according to one of the epidemiologists advising the government. Neil Ferguson at Imperial College London gave evidence today to the UK’s parliamentary select...