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‘We’re Scared’: Doctors in New Coronavirus Hotspots Brace for ‘Tsunami’ of Patients

Pilar Melendez of the Daily Beast – “I just don’t want Atlanta to be the next New York City,” an ER doctor told The Daily Beast, as cases in his city continue to surge. As New York City—the epicenter of … Continue reading

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How Coronavirus Tests Actually Work

Maggie Koerth of FiveThirtyEight – The coronavirus crisis is in large part a testing crisis. We are reading about tests. Arguing about tests. And, in many cases, struggling mightily to obtain tests for ourselves. But while test shortages are making … Continue reading

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Paying to stop the pandemic

The Economist – The struggle to save lives and the economy is likely to present agonizing choices. Planet Earth is shutting down. In the struggle to get a grip on covid-19, one country after another is demanding that its citizens … Continue reading

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