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K-12 schools and colleges can reopen, but safety should come first, Fauci says

K-12 schools and colleges can reopen, but safety should come first, Fauci says

Schools and college campuses across the country should be OK to reopen, but officials need to proceed with caution and make safety a priority, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Monday. The default position with K-12 schools should be to reopen them, said Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. There are two…MORE

Tie-dye on the rise as a pandemic pastime

Tie-dye on the rise as a pandemic pastime

For Danielle Somers, tie-dye has taken on ritual status during the pandemic. Like all good rituals, it’s a mix of order and chaos; the process is deeply familiar while the outcomes remain mysterious. When tie-dying, she takes her time preparing and setting up the different colors, placing the rubber bands on the cloth, dipping the…MORE

Do some people have protection against the coronavirus?

Do some people have protection against the coronavirus?

We’re now more than seven months into the coronavirus pandemic that has upended the lives of most of Earth’s inhabitants. And while it is true that the scientific community has learned many things about the SARS-CoV-2 virus and the disease it causes, Covid-19, there are also many gaps in our understanding. One big mystery: Why…MORE

Red onions linked to salmonella outbreak that has sickened people in 31 states

Red onions linked to salmonella outbreak that has sickened people in 31 states

A multistate outbreak of salmonella poisoning that has sickened almost 400 people in 31 states has been traced back to red onions, federal health officials said. And a company based in Bakersfield, California is the likely source of the potentially contaminated onions, according to the Food and Drug Administration. “Although the investigation has determined that…MORE