Google Searches May Help Spot COVID-19 Hotspots and How to Exhaust a Tour De France Cyclist


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One team from Massachusetts General Hospital considered whether Google searches for GI issues might be a way to spot COVID-19 hotspots early. Claire Maldarelli, Associate Editor for Popular Science lays out how your computer key strokes may serve as a stroke of genius in weathering the pandemic in future months.

Then, nobody would doubt whether cyclists competing in the Tour De France are exceptional athletes. But did you know they often have trouble walking average distances? Joshua Robinson European Sports Reporter for The Wall Street Journal will join us from the French Alps with his insight.

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