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"The Coronavirus Outbreak"

How COVID-19 Deaths Are Counted

Assigning a cause of death is never straightforward, but data on excess deaths suggest coronavirus death tolls are likely an underestimate

May 19, 2020 — Stephanie Pappas and LiveScience

We're Being Tested

President Trump pointed out yesterday that if we didn't do any testing for the virus we would have very few cases, which forces us to confront the issues posed by testing in general.

May 15, 2020 — Steve Mirsky

Bats Are Not Our Enemies

The viruses they carry spill over into humans mostly when we encroach on their territory or drag them into ours—and bats do great good as well

May 15, 2020 — Timothy Treuer, Ricardo Rocha and Cara Brook
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