Coordination helps avoid continental COVID-19 resurgence, European modeling study shows

Coordinated lockdown strategies among countries is key to preventing resurgent COVID-19 outbreaks in continental Europe, a new modeling study shows. A continental epidemic could occur as many as five weeks earlier when well-connected countries with stringent existing interventions end their interventions prematurely, the study’s authors say. As rates of new COVID-19 cases begin to decline…

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What We Eat During a Plague

AT THE OUTSET of “The Decameron,” the 14th-century story collection by the Italian writer Giovanni Boccaccio, a group of 10 young nobles — seven women and three men — flee “the death-dealing pestilence” sweeping through Florence and make their way to a country repast in the Tuscan hills. “Using very temperately of the most delicate viands…

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Shop Serena Williams’ New ‘Unstoppable’ Jewelry, Support Black Business

Since its 2019 launch, Serena Williams’ eponymous jewelry collection has been a celebration of strength, authenticity, and individuality. Now, Williams returns with a limited-edition collection aptly named after a word that has followed her throughout her entire career—unstoppable. The Unstoppable Collection introduces two pieces—a necklace and a bracelet—both crafted from sterling silver and molded into…

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