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70% of Americans support same-sex marriage — a new high — a new survey finds

70% of Americans support same-sex marriage — a new high — a new survey finds

A new survey indicates there’s been a sea change in public support for same-sex marriage. More than two-thirds of Americans support same-sex marriage — record-high numbers, according to the 2020 American Values Survey. In the survey, published this week by the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI), a random sample of over 2,500 respondents from every…MORE

For Covid-19 vaccine recipients, CDC to roll out cell phone-based monitoring system

For Covid-19 vaccine recipients, CDC to roll out cell phone-based monitoring system

Once a Covid-19 vaccine becomes available in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention plans to monitor vaccine recipients for any health problems through text messages and online surveys, as part of a new program called V-SAFE. “V-SAFE is a new smartphone-based active surveillance program for Covid-19,” Dr. Tom Shimabukuro, deputy director…MORE

Social distancing limited Covid-19 spread for Major League Baseball teams

Social distancing limited Covid-19 spread for Major League Baseball teams

When the Philadelphia Phillies met the Miami Marlins on the field last July, a batch of Marlins players were infected with coronavirus, although they didn’t know it. One case led to 19 other cases — a superspreader event, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. But with no fans in the stands…MORE

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