How will people respond to COVID-19 measures?

In the shadow of COVID-19, the global AIDS response is falling off track—as many countries are failing to take full advantage of scientific advances, according to the 

The Strategic National Stockpile is a crucial stop-gap resource for the US emergency response.   9 months into the pandemic, this clandestine network of warehouses bigger than Walmart, remains woefully inadequate.

Anticipation for a COVID-19 vaccine is mounting amid a flurry of good news, including the “absolutely remarkable” discovery that Moderna’s candidate was 100% protective against severe illness, 

We take few things for granted the way we do oxygen. More than water, more than food, more than sunlight, we assume it will always be available. When it is not, we expect to quickly lose our breath, our focus, and perhaps our life. But patients suffering from COVID-19 and…

A study of more than 100,000 pediatric patients confirms COVID-19 has mostly spared children the worst outcomes, but it “doesn’t attempt to explain” why, 

The AstraZeneca/Oxford University COVID-19 vaccine has up to 90% efficacy against SARS-CoV-2—and would be easier to distribute than other promising candidates, according to interim results from a Phase 3 vaccine trial.  

On April 5, former BuzzFeed journalist Patrice Peck sent out the first installment of her brand new newsletter, 

The antiviral remdesivir should not be used as a treatment for hospitalized COVID-19 patients, the WHO now says, citing a lack of evidence that it improves survival or reduces the need for ventilators, 

One of the first conditions to be screened for in utero and one of the least severe, Down syndrome is regarded as the “canary in the coal mine” for selective reproduction.   In Denmark, where universal Down syndrome screening is available, nearly all families get the test…