Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Julia Conley, staff writer
"All recommendations agree that the cornerstone for not only bending the curve, but bringing the virus to heel, is widely available intensive testing and the ability to trace and quarantine."
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
As seen through fencing, migrants—including a young child—stand while being detained by Department of Homeland Security police after crossing to the U.S. side of the U.S.-Mexico border barrier, on June 27, 2019 in El Paso, Texas.
"This ban was never about the pandemic, and it was never about public health."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"If we skip over the checkpoints in the guidelines to 'Open America Again,'...


Because grim times call for grim measures, members of the progressive group Indivisible laid body bags overseen by the Grim Reaper at Florida, Arizona and Texas statehouses Tuesday to protest their GOP governors' reckless moves to push ahead with re-opening their states despite grossly inadequate testing and rising COVID-19 cases and deaths - most notably, as restrictions begin to be lifted. Given the willful, lethal stupidity on display, they say, "Giving up is not an option."