Exercise helps mitigate effects of Covid-19, study suggests

People who exercise regularly had lower rates of hospitalization and death from Covid-19 in a study recently published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Regular exercise improves overall health, and healthier people tend to have fewer serious complications from Covid-19 infections. Earlier research has shown a link between exercise and better outcomes from Covid-19. … Read more

Business disruptions are easing as some industries see a return to normalcy

After more than two years of pandemic upheaval, businesses in many corners of the economy are seeing Covid disruptions ease. Supply chain disruptions have decreased. A shortage of semiconductors has turned into a glut, marking a sharp reversal from a global shortage during two years of increased demand. And small businesses and restaurants are finding … Read more

Health experts alarmed by President Biden’s view that pandemic is over: ‘Hell no – not even close’

Health experts reacted with dismay Monday to President Joe Biden’s claim that the pandemic is over in an interview with “60 Minutes” that aired Sunday. “We still have a problem with COVID. We are still working on it a lot. … But the pandemic is over,” Biden told CBS News correspondent Scott Pelley. “If you … Read more

Does COVID spread on airplanes? Hello science? Anyone?

This article reprinted with permission from NerdWallet. It seems like all my friends got COVID this summer and many think they got it on a plane. But this is as anecdotal as the data. What does it do, you know science I must say? I spoke with Arnold Barnett, a statistics professor at MIT who … Read more

Does COVID spread on airplanes? Hello science? Anyone?

This article reprinted with permission from NerdWallet. It seems like all my friends got COVID this summer and many think they got it on a plane. But this is as anecdotal as the data. What does it do, you know science I must say? I spoke with Arnold Barnett, a statistics professor at MIT who … Read more