In Praise of the Great Outdoors

There’s a strong case for safely taking advantage of the nice weather before the fall

Seven months into the Covid-19 pandemic, and there’s one solid piece of good news. The virus quite clearly doesn’t spread well outdoors. Mass protests throughout the United States and the world did not result in spikes in Covid-19 cases and deaths. As experts expected…



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Alexandra Sifferlin

Health and science journalist. Former editor of Medium’s Covid-19 Blog and deputy editor at Elemental. TIME Magazine writer before that