Coronavirus

Practising Mindfulness Can Help Us through the Coronavirus Pandemic

Researchers are finding new applications and interventions for mindfulness practices to enhance individual well-being.

Dashboard Displays COVID-19 Disparities by County

Although COVID-19 has swept across the entire country, its burden has not been spread equally.

Nearly 3 in 4 US Moms Were in the Workforce Before the COVID-19 Pandemic – Is that Changing?

The ability to telework makes it at least feasible to keep an eye on children on weekdays.

Digital Contact Tracing's Mixed Record Abroad Spells Trouble for US Efforts to Rein in COVID-19

Initial enthusiasm for digital contact tracing was sparked by early successes in countries such as South Korea.

Rethinking the Workplace Through and Beyond COVID-19

Managers can adapt their offices to support safe reopening while achieving longer-term goals.

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.