Safety advice for college students

COVID-19 updates for Friday, August 14

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  1. The CDC says masks with exhalation vents should not be used for Covid control

    Face masks with valves or vents do not prevent spread of the coronavirus, CDC says

  2. The very low risk from frozen food

    You Probably Won’t Catch the Coronavirus From Frozen Food

  3. Comparing NYC excess deaths in 1918 and 2020 suggests the early phase of Covid caused 70% of the mortality of the peak of the Flu pandemic'

    In N.Y.C.’s Spring Virus Surge, a Frightening Echo of 1918 Flu

  4. Results from the REACT study in the UK about Covid prevalence and characteristics

    Real-time Assessment of Community Transmission findings

  5. Ways for college students to reduce their risk on campus

    Managing Pandemic Health Risks on College Campuses