Coronavirus

Students who catch Covid may be saving lives

Students who catch COVID may be saving lives

October 15, 2020 10:31 am

There is no course that involves zero suffering. It’s a question of minimizing it

covid

Why we should consider testing COVID on prisoners

October 15, 2020 9:04 am

If COVID had immediate effects (your hair instantly turned purple) we might have cracked the problem by now

germaphobe

Why isn’t the germaphobe president afraid of coronavirus?

October 15, 2020 8:54 am

Perhaps Trump is such a narcissist that his concern about germs is only ever about him

living with

Why must we ‘live with’ coronavirus?

October 14, 2020 2:27 pm

Living with is a phrasal verb first applied, in the 17th century, to spouses

lockdown

A medic’s case against another lockdown

October 14, 2020 1:25 pm

If lockdowns were a prescription drug for COVID-19 treatment, the FDA would never have approved it

germany

Germany’s growing COVID revolt

October 14, 2020 12:10 pm

Berlin has introduced its first ban on all-night drinking since 1949

borders

COVID has killed the EU’s crowning achievement

October 14, 2020 9:41 am

In a crisis, it turns out that borders are the easiest dividing line to enforce

debate

‘No fair basis’ for canceling presidential debate, says Scott Atlas

October 13, 2020 6:35 pm

‘At this point, we have to call a lie a lie’

king

Donald Trump is a medieval king

October 13, 2020 6:24 pm

He understands extravagant display and is unbothered by practical politics

scott atlas

Scott Atlas blasts critics of Trump’s comeback rally

October 13, 2020 12:28 pm

‘I don’t even know what the controversy is about’

spain madrid

Spain’s bureaucracy may not survive COVID

October 13, 2020 8:56 am

Some in Madrid blame the central government, some blame the regional government, and some blame both

covid

The curious case of the man who caught COVID twice

October 13, 2020 8:35 am

A team at the University of Nevada has been studying him

lockdown world health organization

The incredible vanishing World Health Organization

October 12, 2020 5:32 pm

‘Lockdowns just have one consequence that you must never ever belittle, and that is making poor people an awful lot poorer’

nursing homes

Duty of care: the trouble with America’s nursing homes

October 9, 2020 11:51 am

We will sacrifice so much to save lives. So why are we indifferent to the quality of those lives?

covid

I see COVID…everywhere

October 9, 2020 11:23 am

‘Eventually, even my cozy and culturally ethically sound living space no longer felt safe from the virus’

second wave

Germany’s second wave puts an end to the party

October 9, 2020 9:40 am

Some restrictions that had been lifted during the summer have been put back in place

silver

Silver linings: the asset that’s outperforming gold

October 8, 2020 4:26 pm

Gold isn’t used for much except wedding rings or storing wealth

noor bin ladin

Being pro-Trump has caused me more grief than being Osama bin Laden’s niece

October 8, 2020 9:37 am

Why do I support Donald Trump? Look at his record

debate

COVID-positive president won’t debate online

October 8, 2020 9:29 am

Trump rejects Commission’s plan to make Miami debate virtual

president

Our overstimulated president

October 7, 2020 11:01 am

As his coronavirus-stricken advisers fall by the wayside like flies, Trump plots his return to the Oval Office

california

California won’t let a good crisis go to waste

October 6, 2020 12:03 pm

Local bureaucrats are engineering a new abnormal

trump

The media meltdown over Trump’s ‘Covita’ moment

October 6, 2020 8:34 am

His remarks couldn’t have been better formulated to make his critics’ blood boil

Jennifer rubin

What’s happening to Jennifer Rubin?

October 6, 2020 6:09 am

The coronavirus appears to have claimed what remains of the Washington Post writer’s sanity

doctors

The hypocritical oath

October 5, 2020 6:28 pm

Has expert medical opinion become indistinguishable from political punditry?

new york

New York has turned ugly

October 5, 2020 3:09 pm

I haven’t seen so many overflowing garbage cans or homeless people since the 1970s