Reynolds Now Recommends Iowa Schools Close For Four Weeks

Upon discovery of the existence of substantial community spread of COVID-19 in the Iowa, Gov. Kim Reynolds recommends schools close for four weeks.

State Epidemiologist: Iowa Is Still Low Risk for COVID-19

Dr. Caitlin Pedati said the risk of COVID-19 is still low in Iowa because there hasn’t been evidence of it spreading in Iowa, but it could be introduced in Iowa.

The Corona Virus—1918 All Over Again?

Dr. Jane Orient: The worst, possibly existential, threat is the stealthy, invisible one that multiplies exponentially. Biological threats proliferate—until they run out of susceptible victims.

The Des Moines Register Wants “May Issue” Carry Permits to Return to Iowa

The Des Moines Register, Center for American Progress, and Progress Iowa want to restrict your freedom over an increase of 0.26 homicide by firearms per 100,000 Iowans and an increase of one suicide by firearm per 100,000 Iowans that can’t rationally be linked to the change in Iowa’s law in 2010.

CDC Report: Fewer High School Students Are Having Sex

A new CDC report reveals almost 60% of high school students today have never had sex. This represents an increase of 28% since 1991.

Surveying Students About Sex Tied to Federal Money

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new rules that require states to survey students about sex to qualify for certain federal funds.