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Coronavirus News Roundup, May 22 to June 4

Coronavirus News Roundup, May 22 to June 4

Coronavirus News Roundup, May 22 to June 4 Robin Lloyd The items below are highlights from the free newsletter, “Smart, useful, science stuff about COVID-19.” To receive newsletter issues daily in your inbox, sign up here. Both Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech now have applied to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for full approval of…

Some Pandemic Health Habits Deserve to Stay

Some Pandemic Health Habits Deserve to Stay

Some Pandemic Health Habits Deserve to Stay THE EDITORS When the COVID pandemic finally retreats, the world will be different. We will have lost millions of lives—a tragic disaster that will devastate families and communities for decades to come. Other changes, of a less catastrophic nature, may not be bad things. For example, we will…

COVID, Quickly, Episode 8: The Pandemic’s True Death Toll and the Big Lab-Leak Debate

COVID, Quickly, Episode 8: The Pandemic’s True Death Toll and the Big Lab-Leak Debate

COVID, Quickly, Episode 8: The Pandemic’s True Death Toll and the Big Lab-Leak Debate Tanya Lewis, Josh Fischman, Jeffery DelViscio Today we bring you a new episode in our podcast series: COVID, Quickly. Every two weeks, Scientific American’s senior health editors Tanya Lewis and Josh Fischman catch you up on the essential developments in the pandemic: from vaccines to new variants and everything in…