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CDC: Schools Without Mask Mandates More Likely to Have COVID-19 Outbreaks

CDC: Schools Without Mask Mandates More Likely to Have COVID-19 Outbreaks

A new CDC study shows that schools without mask requirements are 3.5 times more likely to have COVID-19 outbreaks.Liz Stuart is quoted at Verywell Health. 

Can You Ask Someone If They’re Vaccinated? [Radio]

Can You Ask Someone If They’re Vaccinated? [Radio]

In particular many of us are feeling anxious about how to tactfully ask friends, loved ones, colleagues and customers if they have been vaccinated, as it can be a very […]

Harvard Moves MBA Classes Online as Covid-19 Cases Rise [Video]

Harvard Moves MBA Classes Online as Covid-19 Cases Rise [Video]

Harvard Business School moved all first-year and some second-year MBA students to remote learning this week amid a “steady rise” in breakthrough Covid-19 infections, despite high vaccination rates and frequent […]

Where Are the Tests?

Where Are the Tests?

Rapid testing — more formally known as antigen testing — allows people to learn within minutes whether they are carrying enough of the Covid-19 virus to be contagious.Liz Stuart is quoted […]

How are schools deciding to close due to COVID-19 cases? It all depends.

How are schools deciding to close due to COVID-19 cases? It all depends.

Health experts said creating broad rules that can apply to every school — or even every class within a school — is difficult.Liz Stuart is quoted at The Philadelphia Inquirer. 

“A generation ago, the percentage of college-educated women having children outside of marriage was negligible. It’s no longer a rare event.”

“A generation ago, the percentage of college-educated women having children outside of marriage was negligible. It’s no longer a rare event.”

—Andrew Cherlin,Benjamin H. Griswold III Professor of Public Policy, Department of Sociology,on his study showing that nonmarital childbearing has increased significantlyamong women of all educational levels over the past 25 […]

Florida Parents, School Boards Openly Rebel Against DeSantis on Coronavirus

Florida Parents, School Boards Openly Rebel Against DeSantis on Coronavirus

The Florida governor touted personal freedom as a reason to prohibit mask mandates in schools. Now parents and school boards are effectively turning his argument against him.Liz Stuart is quoted at […]

Pumpkin patches and Halloween parties: Experts weigh in on COVID-19 risks at fall gatherings

Pumpkin patches and Halloween parties: Experts weigh in on COVID-19 risks at fall gatherings

Regardless of your vaccination status, autumn will bring gatherings large and small to communities across the U.S. Here’s what you need to know to keep you and your friends and […]

Child Covid-19 Cases Rise in States Where Schools Opened Earliest

Child Covid-19 Cases Rise in States Where Schools Opened Earliest

The recent spread of the highly contagious Delta variant has thrown back-to-school plans into disarray, temporarily driving tens of thousands of students back to virtual learning or pausing instruction altogether.Liz […]

100,000 more COVID deaths seen unless US changes its ways

100,000 more COVID deaths seen unless US changes its ways

The U.S. is projected to see nearly 100,000 more COVID-19 deaths between now and Dec. 1, according to the nation’s most closely watched forecasting model. But health experts say that […]