France’s Hydroxychloroquine Ban, an ‘Avalanche’ of Evictions, and a Dispatch From the Beach

A roundup of Covid-19 stories we’re reading today

  • On May 22, a large study published in the medical journal The Lancet raised red flags about hydroxychloroquine, the once-promising but controversial drug that President Donald Trump took as a prophylactic for Covid-19 and touted as a “game-changer.” Taking the drug, it suggested, increased the risk of heart problems and death. The World Health Organization has stopped its study of…

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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.