Credit: Bill Cotton/Colorado State University Photography

With wildfire season in full swing, a COVID-19 outbreak at a traditional large fire camp is a potential disaster. A transient, high-density workforce of firefighters and volunteers responds to blazes while staying in close quarters with limited hygiene—conditions that could facilitate the spread of a contagious respiratory disease.

To support fire agencies as they continue their mission-critical work, a team that includes Colorado State University experts has developed an epidemiological modeling exercise for the USDA Forest Service and other fire managers that demonstrates potential risks and various scenarios COVID-19 could pose for the fire

From finding the right bike to practicing your journey first, we’ve listed 10 things every person cycling to work needs to know about ahead of Cycle To Work Day this Thursday (6th August)

There are a plethora of reasons why cycling to work should be your first choice of commute.

Health benefits, saving money, beating the traffic and avoiding the early morning stress of competing for your spot on an overpacked tube or train are all extremely convincing reasons.

But now there’s an even bigger reason to hit the saddle – reducing your risk of contracting covid-19.

With social distancing