It is during challenging times that people display the most incredible feats of compassion, sacrifice, empathy, and love. To bring attention to these inspirational acts, we’re sharing a weekly roundup of our favorite good-news stories. And we invite you to do the same. Use the hashtag #GoodNewsMonday to highlight any uplifting stories, useful resources, or promising scientific advancements, and help start the week with a healthful dose of the positive.

Our Top #GoodNewsMonday Stories of the Week

Plant-Based Option Sales Soar When Sold With Meat (Progressive Grocer)

Fighting a Virus Together (Hopkins Bloomberg Public Health Magazine)

Volunteers can now sign up for large coronavirus vaccine studies (Washington Post)

What are safe summer activities, exercises for coronavirus social distancing? (Yahoo Finance)