Tag Archives: Opinion

COVID-19 Changed Science Forever – The Atlantic

[ad_1] This article was published online on December 14, 2020. 1. In fall of 2019, exactly zero scientists were studying COVID‑19, because no one knew the disease existed. The coronavirus that causes it, SARS‑CoV‑2, had only recently jumped into humans and had been neither identified nor named. But by the …

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As coronavirus vaccines become available, the question is how many Americans will take them – The Colorado Sun

[ad_1] There are two stories competing for the day’s headlines, day after day, and both come back to the same person, who remains, even in his final days in the Oval Office, at the center of everything. Since Donald Trump is the main character, both stories are caught up in …

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Photos: The Reality of the Current Coronavirus Surge

[ad_1] As the number of cases of COVID-19 worldwide nears 65 million, and the number of deaths attributed to the disease approaches 1.5 million, many countries are enduring a crushing surge in numbers. The toll on health-care workers, families, and the victims of the disease has been enormous. Gathered below …

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Why it’s crucial to protect yourself from coronavirus at work – The Colorado Sun

[ad_1] I am a proud member of the research community here in Colorado, having been a professor of immunology at the University of Colorado for the last 16 years.  During these difficult times, we at the CU-Anschutz Medical Campus have done much to alter our normal research programs to address …

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A Coronavirus Winter: How the U.S. Can Survive the Pandemic

[ad_1] On April 13, Robert Redfield, the director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, appeared on the Today show and assured viewers that the worst was nearly behind us. It had been a month since the last gathering of fans in an NBA arena; a month since …

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Halloween in the time of the coronavirus — families are going bigger and starting earlier

[ad_1] A grassroots social-media and merchandising trend emerged in recent weeks, with posts and T-shirts saying: “Save Halloween, wear a mask.” The point was clear: The coronavirus pandemic has robbed us of so much fun stuff — from parties, to sports, to music concerts and much more — you might …

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How the East Asian mind-set succeeded with the coronavirus when Western individualism failed

[ad_1] HONG KONG ( Project Syndicate) – In 1960, the Nobel laureate economist Ronald H. Coase introduced the “problem of social cost”: human activities often have negative externalities, so individual rights cannot be absolute. Institutions must intervene. There is no better example of this dynamic than the COVID-19 crisis. While virtually every …

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Stumbling Into the Coronavirus Pandemic

[ad_1] Aug. 23, 2020 11:36 am ET With regard to “The Covid Storm: A Pandemic Was Inevitable. Why Was No One Ready?” (Page One, Aug. 14), public health is as much about engineering as it is medicine. With this in mind, I have the following questions: Why did so many …

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Jim Dey | Carle CEO: Our coronavirus woes are ‘not going away’ | Coronavirus

[ad_1] Back in April, Dr. Jim Leonard said Carle Foundation Hospital was “preparing for the worst” and “hoping for the best” in the wake of predictions that the coronavirus pandemic would overwhelm America’s health system. The worst never happened. But neither has the best. The coronavirus just keeps hanging around, …

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Long-Haulers Are Redefining COVID-19 – The Atlantic

[ad_1] Editor’s Note: Editor’s Note: The Atlantic is making vital coverage of the coronavirus available to all readers. Find the collection here. Lauren Nichols has been sick with COVID-19 since March 10, shortly before Tom Hanks announced his diagnosis and the NBA temporarily canceled its season. She has lived through …

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