COVID19

The government’s disease-fighting agency is conflating viral and antibody tests, compromising a few crucial metrics that governors depend on to reopen their economies. Pennsylvania, Georgia, Texas, and other states are doing the same. The Centers for...
A new research study from investment bank giant JP Morgan allegedly found that infection rates have declined, not increased, in states where lockdowns have ended even after allowing for an appropriate measurement lag. The research, which...
Now's no time to become complacent about COVID-19, experts warn It may seem like things are returning to normal as the unprecedented rules and restrictions that have governed our lives over the past two months are...
Modelers find that tens of thousands of U.S. deaths could have been prevented. If the United States had begun imposing social-distancing measures one week earlier in March, about 36,000 fewer people would have died in the...
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has always warned that "it may be possible" to become infected with coronavirus by touching contaminated surfaces or objects. It just "does not spread easily" in that manner, the...
Ontario schools will remain closed to in-class instruction this academic year even as the government moves to restart parts of the economy, with plans to open daycares and day camps later in the summer. Premier Doug...
Ministers should not say “we are simply doing what scientists tell us” over coronavirus and be more open about the advice they have received, the incoming president of the Royal Society has told The Times. Sir Adrian...
America is getting a first-hand lesson in homeschooling during the COVID-19 lockdown. A new poll shows that a huge chunk of parents are likely to keep it up. An overwhelming number support school choice. And...
The pandemic has stripped millions of work, community, and hope. As local governments extend quarantine orders, urbanites like me are starting to wonder: what is the point of city life? This week marks just over two...
It was not how Mary Witkowski pictured celebrating her birthday. But with visits to her nursing home suspended to keep the novel coronavirus out, she turned 90 on April 13 without family, in the room at...