Should we re-open businesses this early in Georgia?

Re-opening Georgia for business is a life or death decision—and the data doesn’t help

The existing coronavirus data isn’t enough to ground such a critical decision, says Joshua Weitz, a quantitative biologist at Georgia Tech who specializes in disease dynamics. “It's not just about looking at a number in a reported case count and saying, ‘Well, that looks flat enough that we can open up,’”
What's filming in Atlanta now filming coronavirus

What was filming in Atlanta now: How the film industry reacted to COVID-19 and what shot before sets closed

Like everything else, COVID-19 has put a temporary pause on the Hollywood of the South. But here's a roundup of what filmed in early March and how the virus has impacted the industry so far.
Coronavirus impacting black communities Atlanta Georgia

COVID-19 doesn’t discriminate, but society does

Social and health disparities have long shaped life in Atlanta, which has the worst income inequality in the country. COVID-19 has simply laid bare the consequences, in a life-and-death context.
Atlanta takeout Talat Market

My life in takeout

Ordering food is a way to relive old restaurant memories—and to, somehow, strangely form new ones.
Atlanta coronavirus updates

Atlanta’s latest coronavirus updates: Tuesday, May 26

During the holiday weekend, Georgians took to the great outdoors. Here’s your Tuesday morning update:
Atlanta coronavirus updates

Atlanta’s latest coronavirus updates: Tuesday, May 5

On Monday, as malls re-opened in Atlanta, an internal CDC report showed dire predictions for COVID-19 in the U.S. Here’s your Tuesday morning update.
Brick Store Pub

Brick Store Pub co-owner Mike Gallagher: “It’s not the strongest who will survive; it’s those who are willing to adapt.”

For our 21st Century Plague project, we spoke with 17 Georgians about the toll of COVID-19.
Atlanta coronavirus updates

Atlanta’s latest coronavirus updates: Friday, March 27

On Thursday, the governor held a virtual town hall, schools closed for even longer, and puppies took over the aquarium. Here’s your Friday morning update.
Atlanta coronavirus updates

Atlanta’s latest coronavirus updates: Wednesday, April 22

On Tuesday, Mayor Bottoms said she doesn't agree with Governor Kemp's decision to re-open businesses, while several Atlanta business owners announced they would not re-open right away. Here’s your Wednesday morning update.
21st Century Plague: Coronavirus in Atlanta

Dr. Michelle Au: “I started sleeping in the guest room in the basement.”

For our 21st Century Plague project, we spoke with 17 Georgians about the toll of COVID-19.

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