Putting a dollar value on human lives to compare the costs and benefits of stay-at-home orders can have unintended consequences. These researchers found a different way.
Social distancing is leaving older Americans more isolated and opening them up to serious health risks.
The rise of big pub companies has led to focus on profits and share prices.
Understanding the different types of visitors and how they navigate museums can help these institutions reopen safely.
Restaurants are reopening – but dining out is likely to be very different.
Monastic tradition offers some useful advice about the value of isolation.
Texas hospitals are filling up with new COVID-19 cases, and many of the people falling ill are young.
We estimate 39% of all jobs in Australia can be done from home, with men more likely to have teleworkable jobs.
A simple computer model shows that safety measures can significantly impact both the exponential spread of COVID-19 and mortality rates.
Two economists argue that people who believe the economy will turn around quickly have more incentive to quarantine.
With COVID-19 cases rising in more than half of the states, the next two weeks are critical for stopping a spike in cases. An epidemiologist reminds us to get back to the basics now.
Since March, when Medicare-funded phone and video consultations with doctors and other health workers were made available to all Australians, millions of appointments have been delivered remotely.
Stay-at-home orders and social distancing make technology all the more important for maintaining human connections. They also make it easier for abusers to use technology against their victims.
France says one metre, Spain says two. But what really constitutes a safe distance when it comes to COVID-19?
SARS-CoV-2 can be spread through the air. But just how much of a factor that is has been hard to determine. Recent evidence suggests it is common, posing problems as public places begin to reopen.
If you're lucky enough to be able to afford a ski trip, expect it to look different this year. Some extra planning, however, can lower the coronavirus risk to you, your loved ones and the community.
How do we overcome this new physical embodiment of fear – the fact that any one of us, including ourselves, could be a threat – and negotiate life after coronavirus?
Taking a trip this summer? You can do a lot to prevent coronavirus exposure, but you cannot take away all risk. It is important to practice caution.
Opening colleges and universities for in-person instruction this fall could be risky, but so could going online. A higher education funding expert explains why.
The UK locked down too late and has been in catch-up mode ever since. But with contact tracing, it can turn things around.