Q&A with Dr. Michael Osterholm: ‘We’re just in the second inning of a nine-inning game’

Via USA Today Q. The United States has 4% of the world’s population but has 28% of the recorded deaths from the coronavirus. Why is that? A. Any number like that is artificial at best. If you had to add it up globally, we still play a very prominent role in the number of deaths that have occurred. […]

In latest report, CIDRAP at the University of Minnesota provides tips for effective COVID-19 messaging

Via University of Minnesota “Credible, honest crisis communication is essential to keeping people safe and well-informed during the COVID-19 pandemic.” “‘Effective COVID-19 crisis communication,‘ the second report in a multipart series titled, “COVID-19: The CIDRAP Viewpoint,” was published today by the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) at the University of Minnesota. In the report, preeminent […]

Covid-19 Pandemic Likely to Last Two Years, Report Says

Via Bloomberg “Because of its ability to spread from people who don’t appear to be ill, the virus may be harder to control than influenza, the cause of most pandemics in recent history, according to the report from the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota. People may actually be at their […]

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