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Doctors raise alarm about health effects of continued coronavirus shutdown: ‘Mass casualty incident’

Doctors raise alarm about health effects of continued coronavirus shutdown: ‘Mass casualty incident’

More than 600 doctors signed onto a letter sent to President Trump Tuesday pushing him to end the “national shutdown” aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus, calling the widespread state orders keeping businesses closed and kids home from school a “mass casualty incident” with “exponentially growing health consequences.” The letter outlines a variety of consequences that the doctors have […]

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Superspreader Events Offer a Clue on Curbing Coronavirus

Superspreader Events Offer a Clue on Curbing Coronavirus

Some scientists looking for ways to prevent a return to exponential growth in coronavirus infections after lockdowns are lifted are zeroing in on a new approach: focus on avoiding superspreading events. The theory is that banning mass public events where hundreds of attendees can infect themselves in the space of a few hours, along with […]