COVID-19 and Novel Coronavirus Updates

NCSE answers questions about coronavirus for teachers.

June 19, 2020
Check out our entire series explaining the science involved in the coronavirus pandemic. Sign up to receive our coronavirus update each week. Lately, you’ve probably been hearing a lot about a second wave of COVID-19 in the fall. You might be wondering, “When did the first wave end? Was I…
June 12, 2020
Check out our entire series explaining the science involved in the coronavirus pandemic. Sign up to receive our coronavirus update each week. To follow along with this article, you’re going to need a set of Pick-Up Sticks. Or, in a pinch, a bunch of toothpicks or bamboo skewers. (One…
May 28, 2020
Check out our entire series explaining the science involved in the coronavirus pandemic. Sign up to receive our coronavirus update each week. For months, public health guidance was clear: if you don't have to go out, don't. The goal was to slow the spread of coronavirus and "flatten the…
May 22, 2020
Check out our entire series explaining the science involved in the coronavirus pandemic. Sign up to receive our coronavirus update each week. Everybody’s got a lot of questions: Is it safe to go back to school? How about the skate park? My friend’s basement? In this article, we’re going…
May 14, 2020
Check out our entire series explaining the science involved in the coronavirus pandemic. Sign up to receive our coronavirus update each week. How can we know how much coronavirus is out there without massive testing? If we want to start sending people back to…
May 7, 2020
Check out our entire series explaining the science involved in the coronavirus pandemic. Sign up to receive our coronavirus update each week. Will contact tracing help ensure people’s safety as shelter-in-place orders are easing up throughout the world? The…
May 1, 2020
Check out our entire series explaining the science involved in the coronavirus pandemic. Sign up to receive our coronavirus update each week. When I wrote about the question "How Will We Know if Social Distancing Is Working?" on March 27, 2020, there had been 2,110 deaths from COVID-19 in…

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