How to safely reopen America's offices, according to CDC

CDC on Wednesday released new guidelines outlining the steps employers should take to safely reopen U.S. offices and reduce their employees' risk of exposure to the new coronavirus—and observers say the recommendations could drastically reshape the American corporate experience.

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Weekly line: As America moves toward a 'new normal,' how do you assess your Covid-19 risks?

Many states are forging ahead with plans to reopen nonessential businesses and ease social distancing measures—leading many Americans to wonder whether it's now okay to see family and friends, travel, and partake in other activities. Daily Briefing's Ashley Fuoco Antonelli explains how you can assess your risk of Covid-19 as you re-enter public life.

'Her death … was not counted': Why many who die of Covid-19 don't show up in America's death tolls

America's disparate system for tracking Covid-19 deaths often means patients are excluded from the official tallies, Elisabeth Rosenthal, a journalist and former physician, writes for Kaiser Health News. Rosenthal explains that her mother, who recently died from a "suspected" case of Covid-19, is likely one of those patients—and she deserves to be counted.

Weekend reads: Covid-19 is driving rats to 'war'

An orchestra is stranded in a haunted castle because of Covid-19, drive-in movies are making a comeback, and more.

Map: Covid-19's toll on America's mental health

Just over a third of Americans say they are experiencing symptoms of clinical anxiety or depression amid the country's new coronavirus epidemic, according to a recent survey conducted by CDC's National Center for Health Statistics and the Census Bureau.

Scientists are eyeing a new way to predict Covid-19 outbreaks. (It involves your sewage.)

As states consider easing social distancing guidelines, infectious disease experts are exploring whether wastewater testing can be used to detect potential Covid-19 outbreaks—before they occur.

Around the nation: Appeals court strikes down hospitals' plea for two-midnight rule reimbursements

The ruling comes in a lawsuit filed by a group of hospitals that claimed the final rule, which reduced Medicare reimbursement rates for certain inpatient services by 0.2%, violated federal regulations, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Missouri, and Virginia.