The pervasive anti-vaping narrative at the beginning of the pandemic had real consequences.
The state is going to "reopen" June 15. That includes ending most mask mandates for vaccinated people.
Science writer Steven Johnson, author of the new book Extra Life, on vaccines, medical breakthroughs, and life after Covid.
The Extra Life author on past scientific breakthroughs, COVID-19 vaccines, and renewing trust and confidence in public health agencies.
Empowered by Voters, Pennsylvania Legislators Are Poised To End the Governor's 15-Month COVID-19 Emergency
The resolution is part of a broader movement to rein in executive power during emergencies.
The COVID-19 adviser's unsatisfying explanation of his conversion feeds skepticism about the value of a sensible precaution.
The agency's rule, which it recently extended until mid-September, makes no sense as a safety measure.
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There's a good chance they haven't been preventing the spread of COVID, and they might even be counterproductive.
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An Epidemiologist Confirms That the CDC Director Misrepresented Her Study of Outdoor COVID-19 Transmission
A co-author of the article that Rochelle Walensky cited says outdoor settings probably account for "substantially less than 1 percent" of infections.
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A New Study Confirms That Reopening Texas '100 Percent' Had No Discernible Impact on COVID-19 Cases or Deaths
Critics said Gov. Greg Abbott's decision was "extraordinarily dangerous" and reflected "Neanderthal thinking."
In Zack Snyder's latest, zombies are a public health issue, much like COVID-19.
The New York Times Promotes a COVID Cult of Caution That Requires Vaccinated People To Act As if They're Not
The paper gives short shrift to evidence that vaccines nearly eliminate the risk of infection.
The agency continues a pattern of arbitrary, dubious, and ever-changing recommendations.
Want to keep wearing a mask yourself? That's fine. Want to force fully vaccinated people to join you? The science doesn't support that.
The CDC's Ever-Shifting COVID-19 Advice Shows the Agency Is Ill-Suited To Decide Which Risks Are Acceptable
The CDC's recommendations have never been purely a matter of science.
Local officials should end most pandemic restrictions immediately.
The CDC Director Misrepresented the Study She Cited To Justify Her Misleading Estimate of Outdoor COVID-19 Risk
Rochelle Walensky's gloss is puzzling in light of the evidence presented in the systematic review on which she relied.
Most would still refuse a hug, according to a New York Times survey.
A bride-to-be says the regulation is an irrational and unconstitutional restriction on her special day.
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The latest ruling from the a U.S. District Court in D.C. finds the agency vastly exceeded its powers in banning landlords from trying to evict non-paying tenants.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau claims to be enforcing a law that prohibits "false or misleading representations."
Two governors defined by their differing approaches to COVID-19 are both moving in the same direction.
The emphasis on a goal that may be impossible to reach reduces the incentive to get vaccinated.
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A New Study of COVID-19 Transmission Questions the Adequacy of the Six-Foot Rule and the Rationale for Many Occupancy Limits
The researchers highlight the danger posed by tiny, well-circulated respiratory droplets.
If public health scolds get their way, they will worsen the nation’s overcriminalization problem.
Cases are rising mainly in states with stricter disease control policies.
Connecticut, California, Oregon, and Colorado have all signaled that their mask mandates will outlast their pandemic restrictions on businesses.
If states generally don't limit the potency of distilled spirits, why is such a safeguard necessary for a much less hazardous product?
The decision by the CDC and FDA to pause the Johnson & Johnson vaccine was a disastrous misstep.
The Supreme Court reaffirms that COVID-19 regulations must comply with the First Amendment.
The risks of blood clots are much lower than the risks of COVID-19 illness, hospitalizations, and deaths.
The majority reminds the 9th Circuit that the First Amendment puts limits on COVID-19 policies.
The president's unilateral restrictions are legally dubious and unlikely to "save lives."
The culinary innovator behind Slapfish on what it's been like to run a business with government at all levels arbitrarily flipping the on-off switch.