Pressure on Wuhan, Trust in Scientists, and Citizen Snitches

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

  • Amid ongoing speculation that Covid-19 was released from a lab in Wuhan, politicians and researchers are pressuring China to open its doors to an independent investigation into the origins of the virus, reports Science. The assertion, however, isn’t backed by hard scientific evidence; the research so far suggests the virus has an animal origin and hasn’t been manipulated in a lab.
  • A staggering 9 million people die each…

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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.

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