Government-mandated unemployment is "a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity" to "sit on the couch and watch TV," says the wealthy star of Curb Your Enthusiasm.
The Trump Administration Presents a False Choice Between Current COVID-19 Control Measures and 'No Intervention'
The real action in the coming months lies between those two extremes.
Lawmakers are peddling restrictions on self-defense and other rights to a frightened public.
The combination of limited evidence and conflicting priorities has resulted in whipsawing messages from experts.
Social distancing and lockdowns today are why deaths from the two pandemics might be comparable.
The World Health Organization Classified Video Game Addiction as a Disorder. Now It's Telling People to Play Video Games.
Global health group supports industry-supported initiative to promote gaming, educate players about COVID-19.
Social distancing and lockdowns appear to be working to slow the coronavirus pandemic.
L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva Says Gun Dealers Are 'Nonessential.' The Department of Homeland Security Disagrees.
The county's ban on firearm sales is inconsistent with a new federal advisory as well as the Second Amendment.
Germany's crude case fatality rate is currently less than 1 percent, compared to 1.8 percent in the U.S., 6.4 percent in the U.K., and 11.4 percent in Italy.
As Trump Imagines '2.2 Million Deaths' From COVID-19 in the U.S., a Top Federal Disease Expert Cautions Against Believing Worst-Case Scenarios
"They always overshoot," Anthony Fauci says. "Generally, the reality is somewhere in the middle."
No, British Epidemiologist Neil Ferguson Has Not 'Drastically Downgraded' His Worst-Case Projection of COVID-19 Deaths
But he has raised his estimate of the virus's reproduction number, which implies a lower fatality rate than his research group initially assumed.
Or is the Second Amendment suspended for the duration of the epidemic?
Is Preventing COVID-19 Deaths Worth a Severe Recession? The Answer Depends on Controversial Assumptions About the Epidemic's Lethality.
A cost-benefit analysis of COVID-19 lockdowns highlights crucial gaps in the data.
Great news if true, but only massive population testing can tell us if that's really so.
It depends on the state where you live.
So far politicians have been acting as if only one side of the ledger matters.
The point of shutting down the "nonessential" economy, New York's governor explains, is to "save lives, period, whatever it costs."
The mortality rate is much lower than the official numbers suggest, and adaptive behavior affects the transmission rate.
And it's not too late.
'We're All in Quarantine Now,' Says Andrew Cuomo, Who Two Days Ago Said That Was Out of the Question
New York's governor insists his edict "mandating that 100% of the workforce must stay home" is "not a shelter-in-place order."
If COVID-19 Killed 1.4% of People With Symptoms in Wuhan, the Overall Fatality Rate Is Likely to Be Much Lower Than People Feared
The big unknown is how many people are infected but aren't counted in the official numbers because their symptoms are mild or nonexistent.
FDA is reportedly cutting red tape to give expanded access to COVID-19 patients.
The "panic" Andrew Cuomo has in mind is a rational response to the threat of an economically ruinous government overreaction.
A close look at the new study from Imperial College which models worst-case scenarios and makes the case for social distancing.
Politicians seem to be proceeding on the dangerous assumption that cost-effectiveness does not matter.
Politicians of both major parties are using COVID-19 to advance their pre-existing policy agendas.
The CDC's Shift From Vaping to COVID-19 Highlights the Crucial Differences Between Real and Metaphorical Epidemics
The agency's scaremongering about e-cigarettes undermined its credibility on the eve of a true public health crisis.
The U.S. may get a respite from COVID-19 this summer.
"Individual behavior will be crucial to control the spread of COVID-19."
Initial hopes that the public health consequences of the new coronavirus would be mild are fading.
FDA and CDC bureaucrats stopped private and academic diagnostic tests from being deployed.
More than $725 million has been spent across the world from non-governmental organizations.
Looking at better and worse projections.
It's too early to tell, but there are reasons for (relative) optimism.
Did the Trump Administration Overpromise 1 Million COVID-19 Diagnostic Tests by the End of This Week?
The FDA has finally approved commercial diagnostic tests.
Plus: Supreme Court will hear Catholic foster agency case, Apple and TikTok reject Sen. Josh Hawley's testimony request, and more...
Efforts to control the flow of information fail, but they muddle the quality of what people share in defiance of the censors.
We will soon learn if humanity's increasing biotechnical prowess can prevent a modern pandemic.
Good news: The cancer death rate which stood in 1991 at 215 per 100,000 people has dropped in 2016 to 156 per 100,000 people.
No, global warming will not spark a black death pandemic that kills millions