social distancing

What We Actually Know About Asymptomatic Transmission

What We Actually Know About Asymptomatic Transmission

You may have seen headlines recently that “patients without symptoms” aren’t driving the spread of the coronavirus. That would seem to suggest that all our measures about masks and distancing are useless—but that’s a misunderstanding of the evidence

If You’re Feeling Lonely, Staring At A Stranger For 60 Seconds Might Help

If You’re Feeling Lonely, Staring At A Stranger For 60 Seconds Might Help

Physical distancing is necessary to keep our communities safe and healthy, yeah, but it sure is making us all a lot lonelier. Yes, we’re flattening the curve—and that’s crucially important—but it’s hard to cut ourselves off from our friends and family for weeks at a time. Zoom calls are simply…