Covid-19 latest news – update, September 7, 2020

Column: I had COVID-19, and these are the things nobody tells you

It hit me in an inspired bit of irony, at the exact moment I filed my column on the NBA restart opening game between the Lakers and Clippers. After marveling about the return of the intensity of a live sports event, I literally curled up with the chills.

Seven months later, what we know about Covid-19 — and the pressing questions that remain

The “before times” seem like a decade ago, don’t they? Those carefree days when hugging friends and shaking hands wasn’t verboten, when we didn’t have to reach for a mask before leaving our homes, or forage for supplies of hand sanitizer.

Long-Haulers Are Redefining COVID-19

Without understanding the lingering illness that some patients experience, we can’t understand the pandemic. Lauren Nichols has been sick with COVID-19 since March 10, shortly before Tom Hanks announced his diagnosis and the NBA temporarily canceled its season.

The Race to Investigate a Coronavirus Outbreak at a Georgia Prep School

The Lovett School, a private K-12 institution in Atlanta with an annual tuition approaching thirty thousand dollars, stopped holding in-person classes in March. From that point until the end of the school year, all meetings happened online.

Did Pangolin Trafficking Cause the Coronavirus Pandemic?

The town of Yokadouma lies in remote eastern Cameroon, close to the border with the Central African Republic, at a juncture of narrow roads that—when I visited, in May, 2010, near the end of the long dry season—were unpaved and parched, their laterite clay pounded to powder by logging trucks rum

Cloth masks do protect the wearer – breathing in less coronavirus means you get less sick

Masks slow the spread of SARS-CoV-2 by reducing how much infected people spray the virus into the environment around them when they cough or talk.

Covid in the Classroom? Some Schools Are Keeping It Quiet

Some states and school districts provide detailed data on school outbreaks. Others choose to keep such information under wraps. On the first day of school in Camden County, Ga., local Facebook groups were already buzzing with rumors that a teacher had tested positive for the coronavirus.

Genetic data show how a single superspreading event sent coronavirus across Massachusetts — and the nation

None of the biotech executives at the meeting noticed the uninvited guest. They had flown to Boston from across the globe for the annual leadership meeting of the drug company Biogen, and they were busy catching up with colleagues and hobnobbing with upper management.

The commute completely transformed Britain. Is it over for ever?

It is 7.45 on a Monday morning and I am heading for the office. It is my first visit to the Guardian for more than four months, but the prime minister wants us back at work. Commuters are reliable, law-abiding creatures of habit, cogs in a greater machine; I am doing what I am told.

A New Era of Coronavirus Testing Is About to Begin

A newly authorized test promises to double America’s monthly testing capacity, thanks in part to a huge purchase by the Trump administration. Can the test deliver? In 24 hours, the testing landscape of the United States has transformed.

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Covid-19 latest news – update, September 7, 2020

Column: I had COVID-19, and these are the things nobody tells you

It hit me in an inspired bit of irony, at the exact moment I filed my column on the NBA restart opening game between the Lakers and Clippers. After marveling about the return of the intensity of a live sports event, I literally curled up with the chills.

Seven months later, what we know about Covid-19 — and the pressing questions that remain

The “before times” seem like a decade ago, don’t they? Those carefree days when hugging friends and shaking hands wasn’t verboten, when we didn’t have to reach for a mask before leaving our homes, or forage for supplies of hand sanitizer.

Long-Haulers Are Redefining COVID-19

Without understanding the lingering illness that some patients experience, we can’t understand the pandemic. Lauren Nichols has been sick with COVID-19 since March 10, shortly before Tom Hanks announced his diagnosis and the NBA temporarily canceled its season.

The Race to Investigate a Coronavirus Outbreak at a Georgia Prep School

The Lovett School, a private K-12 institution in Atlanta with an annual tuition approaching thirty thousand dollars, stopped holding in-person classes in March. From that point until the end of the school year, all meetings happened online.

Did Pangolin Trafficking Cause the Coronavirus Pandemic?

The town of Yokadouma lies in remote eastern Cameroon, close to the border with the Central African Republic, at a juncture of narrow roads that—when I visited, in May, 2010, near the end of the long dry season—were unpaved and parched, their laterite clay pounded to powder by logging trucks rum

Cloth masks do protect the wearer – breathing in less coronavirus means you get less sick

Masks slow the spread of SARS-CoV-2 by reducing how much infected people spray the virus into the environment around them when they cough or talk.

Covid in the Classroom? Some Schools Are Keeping It Quiet

Some states and school districts provide detailed data on school outbreaks. Others choose to keep such information under wraps. On the first day of school in Camden County, Ga., local Facebook groups were already buzzing with rumors that a teacher had tested positive for the coronavirus.

Genetic data show how a single superspreading event sent coronavirus across Massachusetts — and the nation

None of the biotech executives at the meeting noticed the uninvited guest. They had flown to Boston from across the globe for the annual leadership meeting of the drug company Biogen, and they were busy catching up with colleagues and hobnobbing with upper management.

The commute completely transformed Britain. Is it over for ever?

It is 7.45 on a Monday morning and I am heading for the office. It is my first visit to the Guardian for more than four months, but the prime minister wants us back at work. Commuters are reliable, law-abiding creatures of habit, cogs in a greater machine; I am doing what I am told.

A New Era of Coronavirus Testing Is About to Begin

A newly authorized test promises to double America’s monthly testing capacity, thanks in part to a huge purchase by the Trump administration. Can the test deliver? In 24 hours, the testing landscape of the United States has transformed.

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