Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Do we need masks outdoors? Experts weigh in

It's a familiar sight in some US cities like Washington, New York and San Francisco: people walking on the street, riding bikes or sitting in parks with their masks on even when they're far away from others.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

California governor imposes new restrictions in pandemic

California Gov. Gavin Newsom said he was pulling the "emergency brake" Monday on reopening the state's economy as coronavirus cases surge at the fastest rate since the start of the outbreak.

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

COVID scored big at 'Superspreader' hockey game

(HealthDay)—A single pick-up hockey game in Tampa Bay in June wound up becoming a COVID-19 superspreader event, with one player infecting as many as 15 other people on the ice, Florida public health officials report.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Trump hospitalized for COVID treatment, campaign grounded

President Donald Trump was hospitalized Friday and given an experimental COVID-19 treatment, but said he was "well," following bombshell news he had contracted the virus, knocking him off the campaign trail a month from the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Q&A: Even outdoors, why face coverings are important

CU Boulder Today chatted with chemistry Professor and CIRES Fellow Jose-Luis Jimenez about why it's so important to wear a face covering—even when you're outdoors. For starters, Jimenez said you can think of the virus like ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UK begins testing a new app to fight COVID-19 spread

Britain started testing a new smartphone app Thursday to help people find out whether they've been close to someone infected with COVID-19 after security concerns torpedoed an earlier effort to use technology to track the ...

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