Skip to main content

White House's New Covid-19 Strategy Is Madness

Jeffrey Sachs CNN
The idea that we should not try to control infections other than of vulnerable groups is based on a complete misunderstanding of the real choices facing the US

A Dose of Optimism, as the Pandemic Rages On

Donald G. McNeil Jr. New York Times
The months ahead will be difficult. But the medical cavalry is coming, and the rest of us know what we need to do. The final death toll from Covid-19 will depend both on how we behave going forward and how quickly innovations arrive.

Friday Nite Videos | September 11, 2020

Portside
Trump and Fox News Double Down on COVID Cover-Up Defense. Babylon | Los Pinguos. Woke | Trailer • A Hulu Original. Bruce Springsteen | Letter To You. Why Masks Work BETTER Than You'd Think.

Why Masks Work BETTER Than You'd Think

Masks (whether surgical, or N95, or cloth) are counterintuitive and actually work much better epidemiologically than one might expect. Here's why that's so.

'Do No Harm': An Open Letter From Stanford Medical Faculty

99 Stanford School of Medicine Faculty New York Times
In an unusual and blunt rebuttal of a former colleague, 99 Stanford medical experts reject the "falsehoods and misrepresentations of science" concerning Covid 19 by Dr. Scott Atlas, a Trump advisor, warning of "immense avoidable harm."

Covid-19: The Path to Treatment and Prevention

Ignacio López-Goñi The Conversation
An international consortium is racing to test three possible antiviral treatments for Covid-19 and 10 different vaccines. No one of these experiments is guaranteed to succeed, but the chances of finding one that will are high.

Friday Nite Videos | March 20, 2020

Portside
Pandumbic | The Daily Show. How Coronavirus Kills and How It Can Be Treated. The Technical Term Is 'Shitshow'. Lack of Paid Sick Leave Will Make Coronavirus Worse. The Coronavirus Explained & What You Should Do.
Subscribe to Medicine