How long would it take to bring current high infection rates down low enough to re-open schools? Can this be done with just facemasks?
Can face masks cause breathing problems? Why isn’t there good research into cloth face masks? And much more.
Are cases growing exponentially in Florida? What about Texas and California, are they the same?
What has technology done for us over the last three months of pandemic? A look back with the wisdom of hindsight, and a pub menu.
Does a novel viral infection like Covid-19 grow exponentially? Yes, but only so far. An exploration with charts.
Why would an artist compose a painting to hide the face? Examples by Degas, Anders Zorn, John Singer Sargent and others. It’s our faces that make us human.
What has distinguished this year isn’t the pandemic, police murders, or Apple’s intransigence, but the complete intolerance which we are showing to one another.
Paintings of women covering their faces in embarrassment by Murillo, Gérôme, Corinth, and others.
It’s our faces, more than any other part of the body, that make us human. Paintings of veiled and masked faces by Pelez, Morelli and others.
Do you watch Covid-19 charts to check whether a second wave is coming, or progress in controlling the infection? Here are a couple of catches to watch for.