THE NEW YORK TIMES: How Pandemics End
Pandemics typically have two types of endings: the medical, which occurs when the incidence and death rates plummet, and the social, when the epidemic of fear about the disease wanes.
THE NEW YORK TIMES: Surviving Covid-19 May Not Feel Like Recovery for Some
Debilitating symptoms can last long after a person’s body has gotten rid of the coronavirus, a reality Italians are now confronting.
BUSINESS INSIDER: A researcher behind one of the most accurate antibody tests available explains when you should get tested — and how to understand your results
Not all coronavirus antibody tests are the same. Many of the tests produced false positives, meaning they signaled antibodies that a person didn’t have and the results can be skewed based on when a person gets tested over the course of their illness.
Sweden made headlines for never shutting down. Here’s what’s really happening there….it may not be so much an alternative, as a glimpse of the future.
MEDIUM/ELEMENTAL: How Sunlight, the Immune System, and Covid-19 Interact
For thousands of years, humans have recognized that the sun plays a role in the emergence and transmission of viruses.
THE CONVERSATION: As reopening begins in uncertain coronavirus times, you need emotional protective equipment, too
What individuals can do to help themselves, and what organizations can do to help others as reopening begins.
If you can find some joy during this pandemic, it can make you more resilient to get through these tough times.
Now is the time to foster —not stifle — open dialogue among academic physicians and scientists about the current pandemic and the best tactical responses to it, each of which involve enormous trade-offs and unanticipated consequences.