Vaccines have successfully curtailed viral diseases for decades. But as COVID-19 vaccination hesitancy shows, mistrust and misinformation continue to put lives at risk.
In his latest Hello America, From Australia, Matthew Reddin praises vaccination efforts in California, and questions the resumption of cruise ships in Florida.
Dhananjay Kumar Singh lives in India and shares what his life has been like there during COVID. He also includes two poems about COVID and being in lockdown.
Chris Dupuy explores this nebulous period we are currently in, where we’ve reached more favorable numbers regarding COVID and are all wondering, now what?
During this Memorial Day Weekend, Nancy Townsley remembers her mom fondly and the tradition of sewing she has taken up in her stead.
Matthew Reddin launches a new column on The Big Smoke called Hello America, From Australia, offering an outsider’s perspective on events happening here in America.
Stephen Hunter looks at the series of unfortunate events that unfolded which led to the disaster of the coronavirus pandemic response in the United States.
As the US vaccinates millions every day, the novel coronavirus works to survive, by mutating. So far, several variants are worrisome. A virologist explains what they are.
Americans were tired of social distancing and mask-wearing. At the first hint the virus was receding, people pushed to get life back to normal. Unfortunately, another surge of the disease followed.
Crowd size matters. When football games had thousands of fans in attendance, COVID-19 case numbers tended to spike within three weeks.