The Shifting Paradigm of COVID-19 Airborne Transmission

Airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2 remains one of the most critical questions to solve in terms of getting the COVID-19 pandemic under control, experts said on Wednesday. With asymptomatic individuals believed to be responsible for close to half of new cases, viral...

Why the coronavirus is so ‘superspready’

A person with a high viral load walks into a bar. That, according to researchers who study the novel coronavirus, is a recipe for a superspreading event — where one person or gathering leads to an unusually high number of new infections. And that kind of occurrence is...

NFL Positive COVID-19 Tests from NJ Lab Could Be False

The NFL revealed Sunday that several positive COVID-19 tests were found a day earlier by one of its testing partners. Among teams reporting false positives, the Minnesota Vikings said they had 12, the New York Jets 10, and the Chicago Bears nine. The league...