Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

French universities to reopen, face masks 'recommended'

French universities will reopen in September after nearly six months but students will be encouraged to wear face masks, the ministry of higher education announced Thursday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Live public street cams are tracking social distancing

With advanced computer vision models and live public street cam video, a University of Michigan startup is tracking social distancing behaviors in real time at some of the most visited places in the world.

Health

Minnesota pedestrian death spike illustrates grim US trend

Pedestrian deaths spiked to a 25-year high in Minnesota in 2016, illustrating what's been a grim upward trend across the country in recent years. Experts tie it to more people driving and to more distractions such as smartphones ...

Health

Pedestrian deaths surged in 2015, early data suggests

Pedestrian deaths surged by an estimated 10 percent last year as the economy improved, the price of gas plunged and motorists put more miles behind the wheel than ever before, according to an analysis of preliminary state ...

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