covid19

The New Science of Lockdowns

The New Science of Lockdowns The rapid spread of COVID-19 in early 2020 caught many governments unaware and forced them to move rapidly into a crude form of lockdown to curb the spread of the virus, with little time to consider the merits of variants on these basic lockdown strategies. […]

Will COVID-19 Kill the Routine Physical Exam?

Will COVID-19 Kill the Routine Physical Exam? A physical exam during a doctor’s appointment is a familiar ritual. After taking a history of the patient’s symptoms, if any; checking off medication lists; and asking about social habits, among other things, the doctor will step away from the computer screen to […]

Will COVID-19 Kill the Routine Physical Exam?

Will COVID-19 Kill the Routine Physical Exam? A physical exam during a doctor’s appointment is a familiar ritual. After taking a history of the patient’s symptoms, if any; checking off medication lists; and asking about social habits, among other things, the doctor will step away from the computer screen to […]

Social Distancing at the Zoo

Social Distancing at the Zoo Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the term “social distancing” was completely unfamiliar to most of us. Now we do our best to stay apart in order to slow the spread of the coronavirus. For those of us who work at zoos, however, it isn’t just […]

Social Distancing at the Zoo

Social Distancing at the Zoo Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the term “social distancing” was completely unfamiliar to most of us. Now we do our best to stay apart in order to slow the spread of the coronavirus. For those of us who work at zoos, however, it isn’t just […]