The United States’ health crisis continues unabated, amid profound uncertainty. Confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the United States exceed 8.1 million, while deaths exceed 219,000. Daily confirmed cases across the nation are running at a 7-day average...
The rise and fall in COVID-19 cases is largely under our direct control. There is nothing inevitable about it.
Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPHWe need to stop talking about the #COVID19 pandemic in terms of "waves". It's not relevant to our current situation--a better metaphor may be "wildfires"--and it makes us think more cases and deaths are inevitable. They aren't. My latest in @BostonGlobe.
CDC provides credible COVID-19 health information to the U.S.
Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPHNew from @CDCgov: Interim Guidance: Wearing of face masks while on public conveyances and at stations, ports, and similar transportation hubs. Document provides a a "strong recommendation for wearing of masks by passengers on and operators of conveyances"
There’s no other country where the pandemic’s eﬀects have been so concentrated in a single city.
Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPHA fascinating recent portrait of life in Wuhan, China. I always learn from @NewYorker writer Peter Hessler, and his recent and his new piece is no exception. I appreciated being included along with @PeterDaszak
Downplaying the dangers of the pandemic and politicizing public health measures was grossly negligent and cost untold lives.
Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPHFDA, CDC & EPA "are as essential to democracy as any high court or legislative body. They have set standards that the rest of the world still aspires to" Absolutely right and well said, @JInterlandi
Some administration officials say testing Americans with no symptoms of the coronavirus would hurt the economy and restrict civil liberties. Democrats and some prominent experts say it would slow the virus and bolster economic growth.
Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPHYet again we are hearing of White House opposition to expand #COVID19 testing for fear it will identify more cases. The thing is, you can't hide from the pandemic by not testing. Rising test positivity will provide clear evidence that we are undertesting.
As the media swarms the coronavirus story, most news articles focus on numbers of cases and deaths, new locations of cases, etc.
Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPHIs the global disease surveillance system too dependent on the self-reporting of countries affected early on in an outbreak? Happy to contribute to this Reality Check in @ghn_news
In this episode, we are joined by Tom Bollyky of the Council on Foreign Relations. Co-director of a newly released bipartisan CFR Independent Task Force on pandemic preparedness and the response to Covid-19, Tom walks us through the Task Force’s...
Made in response to these times, THE ANTIDOTE is about kindness, decency, and the power of community.
Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPHEnormously proud of and grateful to @galvin_jen for bringing to life "The Andidote", a movie that explores the role of kindness and decency in a civilized, democratic society. We need this now!
How the world’s greatest public health organization was brought to its knees by a virus, the president and the capitulation of its own leaders, causing damage that could last much longer than the coronavirus.