Coming to Grips With the Fall Surge

As predicted, the uptick in cases has begun

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Just as scientists predicted, the fall surge of Covid-19 has begun. Since the early days of the pandemic, researchers have warned that the return to school, cooler weather, and the end of outdoor activities could create the perfect conditions for an uptick in new cases. That’s exactly what the numbers are showing now.

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Yasmin Tayag

Yasmin Tayag

Editor, Medium Coronavirus Blog. Senior editor at Future Human by OneZero. Previously: science at Inverse, genetics at NYU.