Coronavirus

Parents Need to Know the Facts About Kids and COVID-19

We are still somewhat in the dark, but not completely.

It's Time to Learn How to Smile in a Your Mask

Cultural differences may explain why some people resist face coverings more than others

Group Testing for Coronavirus – Called Pooled Testing – Could Be the Fastest and Cheapest Way to Increase Screening Nationwide

Pooled testing has long been used to test large asymptomatic populations for disease.

You Can Aid COVID-19 Research with Folding@Home

The project relies on the combined processing power of volunteers’ home computers to perform the billions of calculations required to simulate how proteins move.

China and AI: What the World Can Learn and What It Should Be Wary of

The world needs to engage seriously with China’s AI development and take a closer look at what’s really going on.

Amid COVID-19, Government Seeks Virtual Summer Interns

Virtual internships with the government are a possibility for students.

The US Isn't in a Second Wave of Coronavirus – the First Wave Never Ended

The virus is simply spreading into new populations or resurging in places that let down their guard too soon.

What the COVID-19 Pandemic Is Revealing to Federal Chief Data Officers

While some agencies have yet to reveal a chief data officer, others are spinning up new teams, tools and projects to address the global health crisis.

Critical Update: How Veterans Shaped a Coronavirus Chatbot 

Chief Technology Officer Charles Worthington discusses how the agency rolled out new digital tools to help respond to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

VA Launches Digital COVID-19 Screening App for Patients and Employees

The answers can help staff direct individuals to the appropriate parts of the facility or if needed, additional screening.

How to Work from Home Without Hurting Your Back

Unchecked, the pain can develop into long-term musculoskeletal injuries.

Developing Resilience Is an Important Tool to Help You Deal with Coronavirus and the Surge in Cases

While some researchers suggest resilience is hard-wired into one’s personality, others say it can be learned and acquired later in life.

Trump Administration Lacks Comprehensive Plan to Reopen Federal Offices, GAO Says

Republicans say feds should swiftly go back to work: "It’s time to take our chances," one argues.

Balancing Public Health, Privacy and Security: A Guide to Contact Tracing

In reality, it is unlikely that people will elect to give up bits of their privacy.

Space Satellite Data Reveals the Pandemic’s Effects on Earth

A new dashboard—created by NASA and international partners—enables users to see changes in air and water quality, greenhouse gases, city nightlights, economic indicators and agricultural production.

Contact-Tracing Apps: Apple Dictating Policies to Nations Won't Help Its EU Anti-trust Probe

Apple’s approach arguably fits a wider narrative about the company being heavy-handed in determining what apps are allowed on iPhones.

How Managers Can Keep Employee Morale High Right Now

These are challenging times, but there are ways to help your staff.