CDC Says Blocking Middle Airline Seats Could Reduce COVID Spread

As Americans travel again and airlines begin filling their planes to capacity, the CDC says blocking the middle seats on commercial airliners could reduce the transmission of COVID-19 by 23% to 57%. Researchers studied laboratory models of single-aisle and double-aisle aircraft using aerosol dispersion as a surrogate for the coronavirus, according to findings reported Wednesday in the CDC’s Morbidity and […]

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Biden Administration Changes Vaccination Timeline

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Last week, Anthony Fauci, MD, said that “virtually everybody and anybody in any category could start to get vaccinated” in April. But on Tuesday, the Biden administration changed the timeline for mass vaccinations to May, June, or July. At a CNN town hall in Wisconsin, moderator […]

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