COVID-19 updates for Tuesday, October 20
We all want to get back to normal and to do that we need to stop COVID-19. Wearing a mask is a simple, effective action we can all take. Learn more about ’s and ’s new masking campaign:
NEW: CDC just issued new guidance on masks, telling passengers and workers to wear one when you are on a plane, train, bus or other public transit. My story. will be updating.
Respecting scientific uncertainty: "Acknowledging uncertainty might improve not only the atmosphere of the debate, but also public trust. If we publicly bet the reputational ranch on one answer, how open minded can we be when evidence changes?"
"I'd like to talk about something incredibly important that hinges on this election because our main story concerns...the World Health Organization." Thank you for addressing the importance of to & the response.
Pursuing a policy of driving to herd immunity would come at a huge costs in terms of lives lost & potentially long-term health consequences for some of the infected, writes John Barry, author of the quintessential history of the 1918 Spanish flu.