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

  • Cummins Unit, a notorious Arkansas prison, has one of the biggest outbreaks of the coronavirus in the country. A heartbreaking feature in the New Yorker by Rachel Aviv describes a group of isolation cells within the prison known as The Hole, where prisoners who test positive for the coronavirus are sequestered. For many of them, The Hole is a death sentence.
  • Asked whether he’d go to President…




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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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