Reading Time: 3 minutes Move into the home of a former smoker, and you can still inhale, or otherwise absorb, the chemicals in the cigarettes he smoked — they were soaked up by the walls, the carpets, the furniture, and other places, where they can reside for years.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Don’t let the TV maps — or President Donald Trump — give you a false sense of security. Coronavirus is not an isolated problem in some states, and may have been circulating globally for months.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Most countries don’t have the health infrastructure to contain pandemics like the coronavirus. That’s a problem for all of us.
Reading Time: 4 minutes With concerns about the coronavirus looming, election officials are trying to find as many creative ways as possible to ease voters’ concerns and increase participation on Election Day.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Inside the coronavirus ‘red zone’ in Italy, people have retreated to their homes to avoid contagion. WhoWhatWhy spoke to one woman about life under quarantine.
Reading Time: 9 minutes Planning to attend the Summer Olympics in Japan? You may want to bring along a Geiger counter — and a face mask.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Hong Kong’s streets are deserted and only stores selling face masks have any customers.
Reading Time: 3 minutes What you need to know about the coronavirus and how it is spreading.