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COVID-19

It might feel like there is a never-ending stream of confusing news articles about coronavirus. Our stories are different: they're all written by scientists, for everyone else.

We must reckon with our ableism if we want healthcare to work for people

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People who had COVID-19 may need long-term care — the US healthcare system isn't ready

Olivia Bernard

Why does COVID-19 often cause brain fog?

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Elizabeth Burnette, University of California, Los Angeles

Immunocompromised people must be a priority in the COVID-19 vaccination effort

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Vaccinating immunocompromised people will both protect their health and slow viral evolution

Francesco Zangari, University of Toronto

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Storytelling is the antidote to Americans' mistrust of science

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Jamie L Peeler, Pennsylvania State University

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How good are the COVID-19 vaccines?

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Considering the distinction between efficacy and effectiveness

Sara May Bergstresser , Columbia University

Why do the COVID-19 mRNA vaccines need to be kept so cold?

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Joshua Peters, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

It's time to track city sewage for emerging diseases, not just COVID-19

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Lauren Sara McKee, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

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New case study shows that COVID-19-positive people don't transfer the virus through donated eggs

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If confirmed broadly, the finding is great news for those seeking reproductive therapy

Victoria Farrar, University of California, Davis

What will dexamethasone do to President Trump?

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Max G. Levy, Science and Health Journalism

Can fitness bands predict COVID-19 infection before you show symptoms? Probably not

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WHOOP's wearables make strong claims — but the science is still weak

Matthew Bomkamp, University of Florida

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Immune cells like to double up for stronger infection fighting power

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Once thought to be experimental artifacts, these cell pairs could provide important insights into the immune system

Sruthi Sanjeev Balakrishnan, National Centre for Biological Sciences