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So even though cases overall grew, hospitalizations and deaths were down — and that makes sense because younger people are more likely to experience mild or symptom-free infections.
THE NEW COVID-19 CASE SURGE IN EUROPE, EXPLAINEDJULIA BELLUZSEPTEMBER 17, 2020VOX
That could increase the infection risk in shared spaces including offices, restaurants, and movie theaters.
WILDFIRE SMOKE AND COVID-19 ARE A ONE-TWO PUNCH FOR INDOOR AIR QUALITY ACROSS THE U.S.DZANEMORRISSEPTEMBER 17, 2020FORTUNE
The underlying level of infection remains high, however, and the virus is still passing freely from person to person in much of the country.
COURTS MAY RECONSIDER TEMPORARY CORONAVIRUS RESTRICTIONS AS PANDEMIC DRAGS ONANNE GEARAN, KARIN BRULLIARDSEPTEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
In other words, it’s hard to predict how many people might die of widespread infection.
THE PROBLEM WITH TRUMP’S ‘HERD MENTALITY’ LINE ISN’T THE VERBAL FLUB. IT’S THE MASS DEATH.PHILIP BUMPSEPTEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Some feared coming to work while others walked out of plants to protest the lack of infection control measures.
EMAILS SHOW THE MEATPACKING INDUSTRY DRAFTED AN EXECUTIVE ORDER TO KEEP PLANTS OPENBY MICHAEL GRABELL AND BERNICE YEUNGSEPTEMBER 14, 2020PROPUBLICA
Data gathered in West Africa and elsewhere during the 1990s also built a case that BCG vaccination, in addition to preventing tuberculosis, protected people from a broad set of infections.
‘TRAINED IMMUNITY’ OFFERS HOPE IN FIGHT AGAINST CORONAVIRUSESTHER LANDHUISSEPTEMBER 14, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
They also refer to a recent study in Syrian hamsters that also suggested masking results in milder infections.
WEARING A MASK COULD PROTECT YOU FROM COVID-19 IN MORE WAYS THAN YOU THINKKAT ESCHNERSEPTEMBER 10, 2020POPULAR SCIENCE
So far, the new upturn in infections has not resulted in a surge in deaths, which are at a small fraction of the levels in March and April, when the pandemic tore through Europe’s nursing homes.
EUROPE OVERTAKES U.S. AS COVID-19 HOTSPOT AS INFECTIONS SURGEKDUNN6SEPTEMBER 10, 2020FORTUNE
Moving forward, medical innovation can play a substantial role in controlling and preventing infection—and treating those who have contracted the virus.
TIMES OF STRIFE CAN LEAD TO MEDICAL INNOVATION—WHEN GOVERNMENTS ARE WILLINGBY JEFFREY CLEMENS/THE CONVERSATIONSEPTEMBER 9, 2020POPULAR SCIENCE
That’s still above the national average for new infections, on a per person basis, but Georgia has fallen from the worst for new infections to No.
THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA’S COVID SURGE CONTINUES, WITH 1,400 CASES REPORTED THIS WEEKLEE CLIFFORDSEPTEMBER 9, 2020FORTUNE

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