Coronavirus Isn’t the Only Virus Spreading

Other infectious diseases may surge as vaccination campaigns hit pause

As the Covid-19 pandemic grinds the world to a halt, it may be easy to forget the other dangerous infectious diseases that plague humans across the globe. But today, we’re reminded that they haven’t gone anywhere.

In a media briefing on Friday, World Health Organization (WHO) director-general Tedros Ghebreyesus announced a new case of Ebola in Congo. The agency was just two days away from declaring the end of the…




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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.

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