April 2, 2020 Update

Worldwide COVID-19 cases near one million.  COVID-19 deaths near 50,000 worldwide. https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2020/04/02/coronavirus-latest-news/ First emergency physician dies from COVID-19 in New Jersey. https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2020/04/02/coronavirus-first-emergency-doctor-dies-covid-19-us-nj/5110399002 COVID-19 spread possible through talking and breathing. https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/02/health/aerosol-coronavirus-spread-white-house-letter/index.html One third of COVID-19 cases may be “silent carriers” https://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/3076323/third-coronavirus-cases-may-be-silent-carriers-classified LA Mayor advises use of face coverings

April 1, 2020 Update

What we know and don’t about asymptomatic transmission and coronavirus April 1, 2020       By  Dr. Angela N. Baldwin and Sony Salzman There is a significant number of people who transmit that are asymptomatic. Trump backs Americans covering faces as task force debates mask guidelines April 1, 2020   By Katherine Faulders “A scarf would beContinue reading “April 1, 2020 Update”

March 31, 2020 Update

TO WEAR OR NOT TO WEAR – Every expert opinion you’ve heard about wearing masks is right March 27, 2020 By Michael J. Coren, Climate reporter Should you wear a mask to stop the coronavirus? It’s a fraught question. Depending on where you live, the act risks social censure, accusations of selfishness, and perhaps theContinue reading “March 31, 2020 Update”