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Paging Dr. Hamblin: Do I Really Need a Flu Shot?

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Read: Why the government pays billions to people who claim injury by vaccines So, really, this is sort of like talking about how seat belts...

How to Persuade an Anti-Vaxxer

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Today, Hamm believes the pharmaceutical industry is corrupt, and that it’s attempting to spin up a coronavirus vaccine too quickly. (The latter is a worry...

Can We Hang Out Inside Yet?

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To check these types of websites, “you have to be interested,” says Tara Kirk Sell, a senior scholar at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health...

Strength Does Not Beat Viruses

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American society has long portrayed strength “as the opposite of disability and feminization,” Wool says. “Those go together, and are seen to be incapacitating. This...

Just How Safe Is Biden?

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The variability around both the tests and the disease itself makes it hard to reconstruct a firm timeline of what happened to Trump and those...

The President Is Infected

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Death is not the most likely outcome, but it is far from unlikely. Based on age and sex alone, Trump is at high or very...

Now What?

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The president’s reported illness also raises a chain-reaction question: When, exactly, was the president infected? And how many other people in the White House—or across...

This Overlooked Variable Is the Key to the Pandemic

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Once a country has too many outbreaks, it’s almost as if the pandemic switches into “flu mode,” as Scarpino put it, meaning high, sustained levels...

Paging Dr. Hamblin: How Close Is Too Close While Biking?

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Tom Vanderbilt: The pandemic shows what cars have done to cities The issue of tandem biking—or riding in close proximity to other people, as other...