Where’s the Meat? COVID-19 Infects the Food Chain

Beginning early April, the ongoing and expanding detection of COVID -19 infecting workers within the 6 mega-processors of the U.S. meat sector heightens worry that Americans may face meatless dinner tables in the immediate future. The virus has infected workers at meat processing facilities in seven states: Colorado, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Iowa and South Dakota.Continue reading “Where’s the Meat? COVID-19 Infects the Food Chain”

COVID-19 Contact Tracing Initiative — Expanding Testing: Massachusetts April – May 2020

Initial Results Reported To contain the spread of COVID -19, the MA COVID-19 Community Tracing Collaborative (CTC) was enacted to conduct contact tracing through a collaborative arrangement among the Office of Massachusetts Governor Baker, Partners in Health (PIH) a non-profit association, with the Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard, in early April. CTC is aContinue reading “COVID-19 Contact Tracing Initiative — Expanding Testing: Massachusetts April – May 2020”