Browse news articles connected to BioInteractive classroom resources to infuse current events into science teaching. The articles come from trusted news outlets, such as the Associated Press (AP) and The Atlantic, and other sources chosen for use in the classroom.
Testing is critical to controlling the coronavirus and eventually easing restrictions that have halted daily life for most Americans. But there’s been confusion about what kinds of tests are available and what they actually measure.
Some strategies are proving more effective than others in containing the COVID-19 pandemic: pro-active efforts to track down and isolate the infected, access to basic, affordable public health care, and clear, reassuring messaging from leaders.
China cracked down on the sale of exotic species after an outbreak of a new virus in 2002 was linked to markets selling live animals. Now another coronavirus is spreading through China, prompting calls to permanently ban the sale of wildlife.