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E.g., 07/04/2020
Jul 2, 2020

With a dramatic uptick of coronavirus cases in many states, studies show young people comprise a disproportionate fraction of new cases. Historically, university students are more likely to take risks, so what will happen when they get back to campus? What do social distancing guidelines look like on a residential campus?

Jul 2, 2020

Epidemiologists highlighted the dangers of Covid-19 in its early stages, but their warnings went largely ignored until rising infection rates forced policymakers to take action.

Jun 30, 2020

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic is exposing and exacerbating health disparities in America, with Black and brown communities hit especially hard.

Jun 23, 2020

The U.S. Congress is currently debating whether to build and operate a plutonium pit-production factory in South Carolina. It would be the country’s second; the first is in Los Alamos, New Mexico.

Jun 22, 2020

The avalanche of online content available to people around the world has outpaced humans’ ability to separate fact from what can be highly toxic and even dangerous fiction.

Jun 17, 2020

A vexing part of our democracy is that even overwhelmingly popular policies are sometimes not enacted into law because of political stalemates. This not only threatens the stability of our democracy, but also creates disillusionment among voters.

Jun 16, 2020

World leaders have been tested in their ability to protect their citizens against Covid-19, which has upended nearly every facet of society. Stable leadership is needed now more than ever.

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