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How coronavirus contact tracing works in a state Dr. Fauci praised as a model to follow

After weeks of keeping people home to “flatten the curve,” restrictions on U.S. businesses are loosening and the coronav

Coronavirus is giving smokers incentive to quit, and social distancing could help them do it

The coronavirus pandemic is giving smokers more reasons to give up the habit, and it’s creating a unique window of oppor

States drop COVID-19 mask mandates but still expect people to mask up – will they?

The governors of Texas and Mississippi announced that they were rescinding their statewide mask mandates and allowing re

What a smoky bar can teach us about the '6-foot rule' during the COVID-19 pandemic

When people envision social distancing, they typically think about the “6-foot rule.”It’s true that staying 6 feet from

Political leaders’ views on COVID-19 risk are highly infectious in a polarized nation – we see the same with climate change

President Trump’s messages discounting mask-wearing have worried public health professionals.AP Photos/Alex BrandonWhen

During a COVID-19 surge, ‘crisis standards of care’ involve excruciating choices and impossible ethical decisions for hospital staff

The Conversation is running a series of dispatches from clinicians and researchers operating on the front lines of the c

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