Articles in science & nature tagged with covid-19

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John P. A. Ioannidis

As policymakers debate the right response to COVID-19, they must take seriously the harms of pandemic policies, not just their benefits.

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Peter Godfrey-Smith

Science’s victory over bacteria, viruses, and other microbes is far from assured—and we may be part of the problem.

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In this ongoing series, leading researchers debate how to turn knowledge into action.

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Bianca Wylie

Sidewalk Labs would have turned a large plot of Toronto’s public land into a private lab for data collection. Cities need better digital governance to protect against such attempts.

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Marc Lipsitch

For the sake of both science and action in the COVID-19 pandemic, we need collaboration among specialists, not sects.

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Cailin O’Connor James Owen Weatherall

How a drug became an object lesson in political tribalism.

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Jonathan Fuller

COVID-19 has revealed a contest between two competing philosophies of scientific knowledge. To manage the crisis, we must draw on both.

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Erin McElroy Meredith Whittaker Genevieve Fried

Proptech is leading to new forms of housing injustice in ways that increase the power of landlords and further disempower tenants and those seeking shelter.

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Daniel Grossman

A doctor's case against COVID-19 abortion bans. 

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Sarah Burgard Lucie Kalousova

Mortality rates typically fall during economic downturns. But the unprecedented features of the COVID-19 shutdown suggest that trend might not hold this time.