Gotta fly? Wash your hands early and often to keep COVID-19 from following you homeWashing your hands prevents the spread of many diseases. Public health officials and doctors know it, and there’s studies to back it up. That includes one as recent as December 2019 which showed that if a small fraction of the people who pass through airports wash their hands with more regularity it could have a huge impact on the spread of a new disease such as COVID-19. But getting people to actually perform this illness-preventing measure is another story.1
Trump administration eyes loosening rules to allow some to return to workIn a first, small step toward reopening the country, the Trump administration could relax coronavirus guidelines as early as Wednesday to make it easier for Americans who have been exposed but have no symptoms to return to work, particularly those in essential jobs.