On Tobacco, Crime, and Sex

Three stories about the coronavirus that we’re reading today

  • Big Tobacco giants Philip Morris International and British American Tobacco have joined the race to find a vaccine for Covid-19, Bloomberg reports. Though tobacco might not be the most obvious candidate for dealing with a debilitating respiratory illness, scientists from these companies say the crop can be used to generate plant-based vaccines. (BAT’s previous attempt to make an Ebola vaccine, however, never made it to market.)
  • In the Conversation, British…

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Yasmin Tayag

Yasmin Tayag

6.4K Followers

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