Coronavirus Questions Answered: What We Know About COVID-19

One of the worst symptoms of any plague is uncertainty—who it will strike, when it will end, why it began. Merely understanding a pandemic does not stop it, but an informed public can help curb its impact and slow its spread. It can also provide a certain ease of mind in a decidedly uneasy time. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 pandemic from TIME’s readers, along with the best and most current answers science can provide.

A note about our sourcing: While there are many, many studies underway investigating COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-19, the novel coronavirus that causes the illness, it is still essentially brand new to science. As a result, while we’ve drawn primarily on peer-reviewed studies published in scientific journals, we have cited some yet-to-be-published research into important aspects of COVID-19 when appropriate.

Coronavirus FAQ

What are the symptoms of COVID-19?
Who’s

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Your Biggest Exterior Design Trend Questions for 2020, Answered

It’s hard to imagine we’re living in the year 2020. While we’re not surrounded by robotic butlers and flying cars, home design trends in 2020 will feel revolutionary in style, texture and color. Whether you’re looking at new home building trends for 2020 or want to update your current home’s exterior design, we’re tackling your biggest design questions and providing ideas for inspiration.  

  1. What are the biggest exterior home trends for 2020?

Beautiful garage doors in non-traditional materials are making a huge statement in 2020. If your garage is front and center and dominates your home’s overall curb appeal, change the door to make a bold statement. “I’m seeing higher-end garage doors that look like natural materials, but are composite,” says TV Host and Celebrity Builder Chip Wade. “People want the look of real wood with less maintenance and better performance.”

Composite wood in a unique pattern is gorgeous

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