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Farm Workers Harvest Crops With Few Protections From The Coronavirus : Shots

With the coronavirus spreading, farms try to keep workers like these in Greenfield, Calif. safe through physical distancing and other measures but advocates for laborers say protections are often not adequate. Brent Stirton/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Brent Stirton/Getty Images With the coronavirus spreading, farms try to keep workers like these in Greenfield, Calif. …

FDA Approves Spravato For Suicidal Patients With Major Depression : Shots

In 2019, the FDA approved Spravato for patients with major depressive disorder who hadn’t responded to other treatments. Now, the agency is adding patients who are having suicidal thoughts or have recently attempted to harm themselves or take their own lives. Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images In 2019, the FDA …

Survey Of Contact Tracing Workforce Shows Little Growth, Despite Surging Cases : Shots

From left to right; contact tracers Christella Uwera, Dishell Freeman and Alejandra Camarillo work at Harris County Public Health Contact Tracing facility in Houston, Texas, Thursday, June 25, 2020. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption toggle caption David J. Phillip/AP From left to right; contact tracers Christella Uwera, Dishell Freeman and Alejandra Camarillo work at Harris …

As Schools Weigh Reopening, Here’s How They Can Lower Coronavirus Risk : Shots

As schools across the country grapple with bringing kids back into the classroom, parents — and teachers — are worried about safety. We asked pediatricians, infectious disease specialists and education experts for help evaluating school district plans. What we learned: There’s no such thing as zero risk, but certain practices can lower the risk of …