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The New York Times continues its Brexit obsession

October 5, 2020 11:51 am

Guess what’s behind Britain’s subpar COVID response...


Mixed messages and media narcissism

October 4, 2020 6:59 am

Trump’s illness is a perfect opportunity for journalists to talk about themselves

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Trump’s enemies badly want him to survive coronavirus

October 2, 2020 6:45 pm

Trump dying a prosaic death from coronavirus while still holding power would actually distress the pundit class


Staying positive

October 2, 2020 12:02 pm

The left is in a paroxysm of delight over the President’s diagnosis

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Trump campaign urges staffers exposed to COVID to self-quarantine

October 2, 2020 11:33 am

Bill Stepien also advised that some public events through the campaign would be ‘taken down’


Could COVID give rise to a theocratic India?

October 2, 2020 11:03 am

Modi prescribed obscurantist religious practices to drive away evil spirits


When a president gets sick

October 2, 2020 5:11 am

The White House is right to show an ‘abundance of caution’

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Donald Trump has COVID-19

October 2, 2020 1:12 am

The President and the First Lady both tested positive on Thursday night

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An idiot’s guide to T cells

September 30, 2020 10:43 am

Two experts from the La Jolla Institute of Immunology describe their groundbreaking work on COVID-19

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Germany’s ‘reckless’ coronavirus era is over

September 30, 2020 9:15 am

Germany’s leaders are reintroducing restrictions after lifting most of them during the summer


Trump’s phantom healthcare platform

September 25, 2020 2:16 pm

The President is as allergic to pursuing any serious legislation as he is to paying his taxes


Are the polls worth your attention?

September 25, 2020 12:57 pm

Sorta, but not really


In Madagascar, more will starve than die of the virus

September 24, 2020 9:49 am

Since March, three people we know have died: two of food poisoning and one of dysentery


Could we see COVID anti-virals before a vaccine?

September 23, 2020 5:37 pm

It was therapeutic drugs that in the end made HIV less deadly

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The dangers of a COVID ‘elimination’ policy

September 22, 2020 3:43 pm

Having unattainable ambitions can be expensive


The problem with pretty floral face masks

September 22, 2020 11:37 am

Why are we prioritizing aspiration over respiration?


The truth about Sweden’s voluntary lockdown

September 22, 2020 9:37 am

Sweden’s approach is neither an irresponsible threat to public health nor a libertarian dream

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The growing case for T cell COVID immunity

September 19, 2020 12:14 pm

Several studies bring into question a central assumption of the global response to COVID-19

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Is ‘social distancing’ effective in the fight against COVID?

September 19, 2020 10:15 am

There is substantial evidence that humans prefer to keep each other at a distance of at least a yard


Exclusive poll: majority say election can be held safely in person

September 18, 2020 1:35 pm

Fifty-six percent of probable voters said they would feel more comfortable than uncomfortable voting in person

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Fox trot: Liam Fox’s plan for a free trade revolution

September 18, 2020 1:03 pm

The British candidate for WTO chief on Brexit and why Britain should join the CPTPP


Why the Japanese love wearing facemasks

September 17, 2020 12:44 pm

Hiding the face stimulates the erotic imagination in Japan


Why I’ve given up on handbags

September 17, 2020 12:31 pm

The less you carry, the less you want to carry


America’s allies don’t like Trump. So what?

September 17, 2020 11:11 am

The Pew Research Center offers all emotion and no evidence

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COVID-19 and the false positive trap

September 16, 2020 7:00 am

Current test results should not be automatically accepted as real