CDC: A Few Americans Caught COVID-19 in December and Early January

CDC: A Few Americans Caught COVID-19 in December and Early January

Headquarters of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia. (Tami Chappell / Reuters) When the pandemic truly ended daily life in the United States in March, many Americans described catching a bad cold or what they thought was the flu the previous…

Millions of Americans Traveling for Thanksgiving Despite Lockdown Measures

Millions of Americans Traveling for Thanksgiving Despite Lockdown Measures

Travelers leave Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport ahead of Thanksgiving vacation during the coronavirus pandemic in Atlanta, Georgia, November 23, 2020. (Chris Aluka Berry / Reuters) Millions of Americans are traveling on Thanksgiving despite coronavirus outbreaks across the United States, although travel is still down significantly…

CDC Warns Americans Not to Travel for Thanksgiving Holiday

CDC Warns Americans Not to Travel for Thanksgiving Holiday

Headquarters of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia. (Tami Chappell / Reuters) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has advised against traveling during the Thanksgiving vacation. Dr Henry Walke, incident manager for the CDC, made the comments in a virtual…

If the US had Canada’s Covid-19 death rate, 100,000 more Americans would likely be alive

If the US had Canada’s Covid-19 death rate, 100,000 more Americans would likely be alive

The US’s Covid-19 epidemic is bad. But just how bad is it? Over at the New York Times, columnist David Leonhardt compared the US’s coronavirus death toll to that of the rest of the world. He noted the US accounts for about 4 percent of…

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