Saturday, January 29, 2022

Saturday Stories: Endemicity and Japan

Aris Katzourakis, in Nature, on what the word endemic actually means

Hitoshi Oshitani, in the New York Times, on what Japan got right in its approach to the pandemic.

Photo By -, CC BY 2.0, 

Saturday, January 22, 2022

Saturday Stories: Treating the Unvaccinated, Will Omicron Hasten Immunity, And Airborne COVID

Ed Yong, in The Atlantic, on why it's a terrible idea not to treat the unvaccinated.

Infographic By Colin D. Funk, Craig Laferrière, and Ali Ardakani - Funk CD, Laferrière C y Ardakani A (2020) Una instantánea de la carrera mundial de vacunas dirigidas contra el SARS-CoV-2 y la pandemia COVID-19. Parte delantera. Pharmacol. 11:937.Funk CD, Laferrière C and Ardakani A (2020) A Snapshot of the Global Race for Vaccines Targeting SARS-CoV-2 and the COVID-19 Pandemic. Front. Pharmacol. 11:937., CC BY 4.0,

Saturday, January 15, 2022

Saturday, January 08, 2022

Saturday Stories: America's COVID Rules, COVID fatigue, And Omicron Healthcare

Katherine J. Wu, in the Atlantic, on the dumpster fire that is America's COVID rules (and for Canadian readers, much overlap with ours).

Gregg Gonsalves, in The Nation, on the impact of COVID fatigue on our morality. 

Saturday, January 01, 2022

Saturday Stories: Omicron's Teaching, COVID's Teaching, And Teaching LeBron

Andrew Joseph and Helen Branswell, in STAT, on the lessons we're learning from Omicron.

More Helen Branswell, in STAT, on 10 lessons she's learned covering the pandemic.

Photo By Keith Allison -, CC BY-SA 2.0,