California reported more than 7,000 new COVID-19 cases on Monday — the largest daily jump so far. Other parts of the U.S. are seeing COVID-19 spikes too, including Texas, Arizona, and Florida. This might be due to a small fraction of people infecting the majority of the population, according to James Lloyd-Smith, a professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at UCLA.
Superspreaders might be responsible for most COVID-19 cases
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Superspreaders might be unknowingly driving the COVID-19 pandemic
California reported more than 7,000 new COVID-19 cases on Monday — the largest daily jump so far. Other parts of the U.S. are seeing COVID-19 spikes too, including Texas,...
8 min, 36 sec
LA orthopedic surgeon says physical interaction with patients may never happen again
As COVID-19 cases increase, hospitals are considering postponing elective procedures. That means another financial shock for doctors not involved in emergency care. And...
8 min, 17 sec
Americans face threat of financial ruin as coronavirus continues
Heading into July, coronavirus is spreading in California, rent is due in one day, and extra unemployment benefits will run out soon. At least 40 million Americans are out...
8 min, 56 sec
Reports say Russia offered bounties for the killings of US troops in Afghanistan. Trump says he knew nothing
The Associated Press reports the White House knew more than a year ago that Russia offered bounties to Taliban-linked forces to kill coalition troops in Afghanistan.
8 min, 41 sec