Symptomless cases in schools could be key driver in spread of Covid-19
18 articles from SATURDAY 2.1.2021
Mexico City ban on single-use plastics takes effect
Up to 70% of schoolchildren infected with coronavirus may not know they have it until after a positive test resultWhen will vaccines bring results?Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA key factor in the spread of Covid-19 in schools is symptomless cases. Most scientists believe that between 30% and 40% of adults do not display any Covid symptoms on the day of testing,...
Watch out LA: Feds calculate riskiest, safest places in US
A broad ban on single-use containers, forks, straws and other ubiquitous items takes effect in Mexico's capital, one of the world's largest cities, after more than a year of preparation.
Finding time for creativity will give you respite from worries
Spending her life in Los Angeles, Morgan Andersen knows natural disasters all too well. In college, an earthquake shook her home hard. Her grandfather was affected by recent wildfires in neighboring Orange County.
2021 could mark a turning point for the logging of old growth trees in B.C.
Drawing, singing, writing, knitting… lose yourself in something creative to find inner calm. You might also come up with solutions to problemsWhen the first lockdown began in March, my son developed a persistent cough. I was anxious and when I couldn’t sleep I would write. Inspired by the author Elizabeth Gilbert, whose soothing Instagram I would turn to in the ungodly hours, and reassured by...
For psychologists, the pandemic has shown people's capacity for cooperation | Stephen Reicher
Conservationists who have blockaded logging roads to try and keep B.C.'s ancient trees from being felled want a further commitment to protect biodiversity. Communities that rely on logging for their livelihoods also want assurances new rules won't put an end to life as they know...
People started breaking Covid rules when they saw those with privilege ignore them | Daisy Fancourt
The government likes to think the public can’t be trusted – but Britain’s experience in 2020 shows the reverse is trueI have worked as a psychologist for over 40 years, but Covid-19 has projected the analysis of human behaviour into public discourse in a way I have never before witnessed. The spread of Sars-CoV-2, the virus that causes the disease Covid-19, depends upon physical proximity...
Bird charity warns of harm from new wind farm
Compliance must be seen as the norm, or people will not stick to the restrictionsDr Daisy Fancourt leads the UK Covid-19 Social Study at University College LondonWe’ve heard repeatedly during the past year that until mass vaccination is achieved, the key to managing the Covid-19 epidemic is controlling human behaviour. Yet as cases in the UK continue to spiral, with stricter social restrictions...
Five ways to reduce your carbon footprint
The giant development lies 75 miles away from England's largest sea bird colony in Yorkshire.
Dr Anthony Fauci says US will not delay second doses of Covid vaccine
Climate activists explain how individuals can help reduce their carbon emissions.
American infectious disease expert disagrees with UK’s plans to prioritise first dosesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe American infectious disease expert Dr Anthony Fauci has said he does not agree with the UK’s approach of delaying the second dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine.On Friday, Dr Fauci told CNN that the United States would not be following in the...