Given the shortage of COVID-19 testing, it’s hard for any community to gauge how widespread the disease has truly become. Now, researchers in places as far-flung as Montana, Paris, and the Netherlands are using a proxy: measuring levels of the coronavirus in untreated sewage to see how much the infection is circulating among people.
In states such as Michigan and Louisiana, as well as in cities like Chicago and Milwaukee, African American people are making up a disproportionately large number of COVID-19 cases and deaths, officials say.
Panic is good. In the right context, of course. The symptoms of panic—a racing heart, rapid breathing, sweating—strike when our bodies are mobilizing to fight or flee, says Elizabeth Duval, PhD, an assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of Michigan…
It was a supposed to be a simple Sunday night trip to the grocery store.
After shopping, Nicole Lawrence and her four roommates from Penn State piled into Lawrence’s Honda Civic for the drive home, her friend Katie behind the wheel. As Katie turned left at the bottom of a hill, a speeding car with no lights approached in the dark.