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A survey of 312 college students published in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs found that after the pandemic hit, students living with their peers and their parents both decreased the maximum number of drinks they had per day.
69 percent of 400 park visitors said they were visiting natural areas more in 2020, according to a University of Vermont survey.
Approximately 38.2 percent of people used the parks to find peace and quiet, connect with nature, or "contemplate" – which the authors describe as a way to reduce stress.
Early signs indicate more people are being vaccinated this year.
According to the CDC, flu coverage for American adults is at 48.4 percent — 3.1 percentage points higher than the 2018/2019 flu season. Overall, flu vaccination coverage is higher for every age group.
In a February 2020 study, scientists at MIT found that if 60 percent of people in airports had clean hands (by washing after using the bathroom for example), we could slow the spread of diseases by as much as 69 percent.
The study assumes that only 20 percent of people have clean hands in an airport at any given time.