Saturday, July 02, 2022

Saturday Stories: What Now?

Ed Yong, in the Atlantic, ponders what we should be doing now?

Saturday, June 25, 2022

Saturday Stories: Health-care Burnout and Rabbit Myxoma Virus

Jillian Horton, in The Toronto Star, on the realities of burnout in health-care

Carl Zimmer, in The New York Times, discusses the evolving virulence of the rabbit myxoma virus.

Saturday, June 18, 2022

Saturday Stories: The New Variants And Long COVID's Potential Causes

Betsy Ladyzhets, in TIME, tells you what we currently know about the newest crop of variants that can reinfect even those who've already had Omicron

Jennifer Couzin-Frankel, in Science, on the possible causes of Long COVID.

Saturday, June 11, 2022

Saturday, May 28, 2022

Saturday Stories: Monkeypox Messaging, Nasal Vaccines, and Long COVID Messaging

Helen Branswell, in STAT, on Monkeypox messaging amidst stigma and unknowns.

Akiko Iwasaki, in The New York Times, on the promise of nasal COVID vaccines.

Danielle Wenner and Gabriela Arguedas Ramírez, in STAT, on the danger and folly of omitting long COVID from public health messaging. 

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Saturday, May 21, 2022

Saturday Stories: Kid Myths, Monkeypox, and Healthcare

Mark Kline, in The Advocate, on kids’ COVID myths.

Ed Yong, in The Atlantic, on Monkeypox.

Ed Yong, in The Atlantic, on healthcare’s devastation.

Saturday, May 14, 2022

Saturday Stories: Correlations, Trolling, And School Ventilation

Nans Florens, Gideon Meyerowitz-Katz, Jérôme Barriere, Eric Billy, Fabrice Frank, Véronique Saada, Alexander Samuel, Barbara Seitz-Polski, Kyle Sheldrick, and Lonni Besançon, in OCF Preprints ask should we publish every correlation during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Lisa Palmer and Silvia Waisbord, in Undark, on the toll trolls are taking on science journalism. 

Saturday, May 07, 2022

Saturday Stories: Not Over, Pandemic Coverage, And Childhood Hepatitis

Ed Yong, speaking at Yale, discusses 2 years of covering the pandemic (and winnning pretty much all the science awards there are for same including a Pulitzer).

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