Mitigation

Where Are the Tests?

2021-09-30T16:39:53+00:00

THE NEW YORK TIMES By David Leonhardt Good morning. Other countries are awash in Covid tests. The U.S. is not. A rapid coronavirus test center in Saarbrücken, Germany.Laetitia Vancon for The New York Times Where are the tests? Your daughter wakes up with a scratchy throat, and you can’t decide whether she should go [...]

Where Are the Tests?2021-09-30T16:39:53+00:00

Schools Push to Get Students Vaccinated Before the Start of Academic Year

2021-07-13T02:48:14+00:00

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL Schools Push to Get Students Vaccinated Before the Start of Academic Year Health experts say the time is now for students 12 and up to get vaccinated against Covid-19 in time for school reopening A Phoenix student received a Covid-19 vaccination last month. PHOTO: PHOENIX UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT By [...]

Schools Push to Get Students Vaccinated Before the Start of Academic Year2021-07-13T02:48:14+00:00

Studios, Guilds Agree to Extend Return-to-Work Safety Protocols Again

2021-07-02T17:12:24+00:00

The current agreement, which was reached last September, was set to expire on June 30. BY THR STAFF   JULY 1, 2021 6:42AM Hollywood’s major studios and guilds are once again extending their return-to-work talks. The current contract was scheduled to expire June 30, after getting a three month extension from the original April date. [...]

Studios, Guilds Agree to Extend Return-to-Work Safety Protocols Again2021-07-02T17:12:24+00:00

Ventilation and surveillance testing can help keep U.S. schools open in the fall, new studies suggest

2021-05-29T19:28:39+00:00

Ventilation and surveillance testing can help keep U.S. schools open in the fall, new studies suggest. By Emily Anthes May 21, 2021 Several Covid-19 mitigation measures — including improving ventilation, requiring adults to wear face masks and conducting frequent surveillance testing — can help schools stay open and students remain safe, two new studies suggest. The studies, which [...]

Ventilation and surveillance testing can help keep U.S. schools open in the fall, new studies suggest2021-05-29T19:28:39+00:00

As Covid-19 Testing Moves Center Stage, U.S. and U.K. Approaches Differ

2021-05-29T19:32:11+00:00

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL As Covid-19 Testing Moves Center Stage, U.S. and U.K. Approaches Differ U.K. provides centralized free testing while the U.S. is patchy, less intensive As highly transmissible coronavirus variants sweep across the world, scientists are racing to understand why these new versions of the virus are spreading faster, and what this [...]

As Covid-19 Testing Moves Center Stage, U.S. and U.K. Approaches Differ2021-05-29T19:32:11+00:00

The Missing Piece — SARS-CoV-2 Testing and School Reopening

2021-05-29T19:35:52+00:00

Yasmin Rafiei, B.Sc., and Michelle M. Mello, J.D., Ph.D. On August 17, 2020, the Los Angeles Unified School District launched a program to test more than 700,000 students and staff for SARS-CoV-2. The district is paying a private contractor to provide next-day, early-morning results for as many as 40,000 tests daily. As of October [...]

The Missing Piece — SARS-CoV-2 Testing and School Reopening2021-05-29T19:35:52+00:00

Some Employers May Require Employees Get Tested for COVID-19 Before Coming Back to Work

2021-05-29T19:44:05+00:00

Just a few miles from Disney World near Orlando, Fla., Harris Rosen’s hotel empire is mostly closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. One crucial condition for reopening, Rosen says, will be testing any of his company’s 4,000 employees who show potential signs of having the disease. Since March, Rosen Hotels & Resorts, which comprises [...]

Some Employers May Require Employees Get Tested for COVID-19 Before Coming Back to Work2021-05-29T19:44:05+00:00

Trust, testing and tracing: How South Korea succeeded where the US stumbled in coronavirus response

2021-05-29T19:41:22+00:00

Imagine that you're in a midsize city, the lock-down has been lifted and you finally go back to the office and see your colleagues for the first time in months. The next morning, you wake up with a tickle in your throat. You also notice a bit of a headache, and more alarmingly, a [...]

Trust, testing and tracing: How South Korea succeeded where the US stumbled in coronavirus response2021-05-29T19:41:22+00:00

How A COVID-19 Test Can (And Can’t) Protect You At Work

2021-05-29T19:38:25+00:00

Amy Hicks has an easier time than most testing her employees for the novel coronavirus. Hicks owns and operates Rocky Mountain Labs, a clinical laboratory which completes medical tests for a range of businesses and individuals. It’s now one of the increasing numbers of Colorado laboratories that test people for the new coronavirus. That means [...]

How A COVID-19 Test Can (And Can’t) Protect You At Work2021-05-29T19:38:25+00:00

Antibody Test, Seen as Key to Reopening Country, Does Not Yet Deliver

2021-05-29T19:47:50+00:00

A law firm in Scottsdale, Ariz., tested employees who hoped, with the prick of a finger, to learn if they might be immune. In Laredo, Texas, community leaders secured 20,000 of the new tests to gauge how many residents had been infected. In Chicago, a hospital screened firefighters to help determine whether they could safely [...]

Antibody Test, Seen as Key to Reopening Country, Does Not Yet Deliver2021-05-29T19:47:50+00:00