Pandemic Perspectives

Three coronavirus stories from around the web

3 Stories We’re Reading

  • As Covid-19 slows in Asia and surges in Europe and North America, Africa — initially spared by early spread of the disease — is bracing for its “break the glass” moment, writes Philip Obaji Jr. at the Daily Beast.
  • The New Yorker interviewed (and fact-checked) Richard A. Epstein, the author of an article strongly downplaying the Covid-19 pandemic that is thought to have influenced President Donald Trump’s initial call to reopen the country by…