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Data Shows Mask Mandates in Schools Reduced COVID-19 Transmission by 72%
A group of researchers led by Duke University epidemiologist Danny Benjamin conducted a study on COVID-19 transmission rates in kindergarten to grade 12 public schools around U.S. districts. They found that schools with mask mandates in place had a significantly less COVID-19 transmission rate — 72% less, to be exact, which is about one-fourth the rate of schools with partial, optional, or no mask policies.
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Scientists Study Past Pandemics to Identify How COVID-19 Will End
While we’re all curious to know when we can bid COVID-19 farewell and resume life pre-pandemic, the scientific community is asking a different question. The answer to “how will COVID-19 end” is what scientists are currently exploring by looking back and searching for clues from past epidemics.
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Physicians Fight Misinformation on Unproven COVID-19 Treatments
There are many drugs surfacing as effective treatments for COVID-19 but are not backed by research, clinical trials, or authorization from the U.S. FDA. Some physicians are aiming to shed light on false information on unproven COVID-19 treatments and stop their use in healthcare settings.
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Colorado Announces Road Map For Moving Forward With COVID-19

Several U.S. states are also beginning to switch from a crisis mentality to a more forward-thinking endemic approach to managing and living with COVID-19. Spearheaded by California’s S.M.A.R.T.E.R. strategy, Colorado is also following suit, announcing its own road map to move past a COVID-19 emergency response. 

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COVID-19 Deaths: Who's Still At Risk?

The virus is taking the lives of more people than ever before, with the U.S. reporting over 2,000 deaths every day in the past month. Data shows that the only other time death rates were this high dates back from the time vaccines were still unavailable. Experts have analyzed this data to reveal the demographics and characteristics of people dying of COVID-19.

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