Whenever a new virus emerges—be it HIV or SARS-CoV-2—a few lucky people put up a potent natural defense. Monoclonal antibody drugs let them share the health.
Prioritize people who are immunocompromised for early vaccination.
Amodiaquine, a related treatment for malaria, can beat back Covid-19 in hamsters. But if this drug, too, gets overhyped, there will be awful consequences.
How did an African green monkey that died in 1962 get involved in the biggest research debacle of this pandemic?
Scholars have long warned that constant polling is bad for democracy. In a pandemic, it’s also bad for public health.
We hoped that Covid-19 would be a seasonal infection. We hoped wrong.
There’s more than a century of research linking clogged blood vessels to infectious diseases.
Is there a lesson in this repeating failure? Would we even learn it if there was?
Ground squirrels do it. So do human fetuses. How did we all end up with this unhygienic habit?