Because of COVID-19 social isolation guidelines, many Pride parades were canceled in the US and across the globe. In response, organizations have held celebrations online, such as the Brooklyn Parade and West Hollywood Parade.
Outbreak management is essential to reduce the impact of COVID-19. Examining perceptions of the public are imperative to develop an understanding of how certain groups in the population are likely to follow behavior strategies to avoid infection.
This spike in cases is concerning as reports from hospitals indicate they are near capacity, with Texas Medical Center reporting 97% of capacity in its ICU Wednesday and 100% on Thursday, with 27% of those patients testing positive for COIVD-19.
Disparities in health care are not a new topic in the US, but they became more visible in the light of the coronavirus pandemic. The COVID-19 crisis showed again how health disparities influence public health.
Addressing Questions of the Asymptomatic Spread of COVID-19
Rates of asymptomatic transmission of the novel virus remains a varying trend. It is a controversial topic, and it requires daily monitoring of the evidence. Despite conflicting data, there is some data that everybody agrees on regarding asymptomatic spread.