Scientists in the U.K. announced a, quote, “major breakthrough” yesterday, as trials have found a cheap, common steroid called dexamethasone has reduced the death rates of people with severe COVID-19 cases by about one-third. They say the results show the drug should immediately become part of the standard care for patients with extreme cases.
The quarantine has closed the parenting gap. Dads have done 58% more childcare during these past few months than they’d normally do. Moms are still doing more of the childcare . . . but the gap is a lot closer.