“A novel coronavirus is by definition new, but it’s not like we never met another coronavirus or never had a previous pandemic. Every time we think we’re seeing something new it’s either not new or there’s something old about it.”

—Paul Farmer, What Ebola Can Teach Us About Covid-19



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Alexandra Sifferlin

Health and science journalist. Former editor of Medium’s Covid-19 Blog and deputy editor at Elemental. TIME Magazine writer before that