Mass Protests, Russia’s New Treatment, and the Risk Posed by Your Boss

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

  • This weekend, enormous crowds gathered across the country to protest the murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer, stoking tensions with law enforcement — and concerns about a surge of Covid-19 cases. One medical historian who spoke to the New York Times points to the bond parades held in the midst of the U.S. influenza epidemic in 1918, many of which were followed by spikes in flu cases.

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