How to Read Early Research, and What’s in Store for the Future

A roundup of science stories we’re reading about Covid-19

  • Extremely ugh: New modeling published in the journal Science suggests that there could be recurrent coronavirus outbreaks in the wintertime, and that some prolonged or intermittent social distancing could be necessary into 2022. Basically, a vaccine can’t come soon enough.
  • How to read very early studies: The New York Times reports that study aggregators (also called preprint servers) are seeing spikes in…




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Alexandra Sifferlin

Alexandra Sifferlin

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

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