How to Hold an Awards Show in a Pandemic

LONDON — Dara O’Briain, an Irish comedian, appeared in a tuxedo on a YouTube live stream on Thursday night and announced the start of the 2020 BAFTA Games Awards, celebrating the best video games of the past year. “I’ve hosted these awards many times before,” O’Briain said, “usually from some …

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How O.C.D. and Hand-Washing and Coronavirus Collide

Opinion | It’s High Time We Fought This Virus the American Way

The coronavirus outbreak has turned many of us into nervous germophobes, seeking to protect ourselves from infection by washing our hands methodically and frequently, avoiding unnecessary contact with so called high-touch surfaces and methodically sanitizing packages, our homes and our bodies. For people diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder, or O.C.D., the …

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