May 30, 2020

The brown canary

If Covid resurges, we can get a few days' warning to ignore, thanks to ... poop.

May 29, 2020

Covid source still unknown

Apparently SARS-Cov-19 didn't originate in a Chinese "wet market" after all.

Do you want “Planet of the Apes”? Because this is how you get “Planet of the Apes”

"Monkeys 'escape with COVID-19 samples' after attacking lab assistant"

May 26, 2020

Talk amongst yourselves

Who's talking about Covid? On Twitter (and probably elsewhere), it turns out to be a whole lotta bots.

May 22, 2020

Useful coronavirus trackers

Here are two good sites for tracking the spread of Covid-19 without having to read much about it.

May 21, 2020

I’m too sexy for my mask, to sexy for my mask

Some men are so insecure, they won't wear a mask in public. Pro tip: It doesn't make you less of a man.

May 20, 2020

The patient won’t see you now

Covid-19 means people are skipping a lot of elective procedures ... and some not-so-elective.

The virus my friend, is blowin’ in the wind

The SARS-CoV-2 virus can apparently travel farther than six feet, especially in the wind.

May 19, 2020

If you think about it, this is news everyone can be happy with

If he's really doing this, it can make everyone happy ... for different reasons.

When a stranger comes to town

The risky job of the substitute pharmacist

May 18, 2020

Triage by robot

Machine-learning algorithms are being used to predict who's going to get sickest from the coronavirus ... and who is likely to die.

Yet another potential treatment

This one's from Toronto, where an anti-viral interferon seems to fight Covid-19.

May 13, 2020

Cats can get, and transmit, Covid-19

They don't show symptoms, but they can carry it for a while — and give it to humans.

The bad news: psychology and Covid

As the pandemic continues, psychosis may become more of an issue.

May 10, 2020

How come they don’t get sick?

Pangolins might carry a virus, but they aren't susceptible to them. What's up with that?

May 7, 2020

Covid testing, sci-fi style

A new technique for Covid-19 testing would use lasers, AI, and look for atomic-level changes. Whoa.

May 6, 2020

Disinfecting masks

185 degrees, 20 minutes. That simple.

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