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A few superspreaders transmit the majority of coronavirus cases

Elizabeth McGraw, Pennsylvania State University The coronavirus has traveled the globe, infecting one person at a time. Some sick people might not spread the virus...

What’s an epidemiologist?

Jared D. Taylor, Oklahoma State University Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert...

The coronavirus genome is like a shipping label that lets epidemiologists...

Bert Ely, University of South Carolina and Taylor Carter, University of South Carolina Following the coronavirus’s spread through the population – and anticipating its next...

Don’t expect the coronavirus epidemic in the US to bring down...

Alex De Waal, Tufts University The Trump administration’s mishandling of the coronavirus crisis has been widely condemned by health experts. But if the administration’s bungling proves...

Predicting the coronavirus outbreak: How AI connects the dots to warn...

Vandana Janeja, University of Maryland, Baltimore County Canadian artificial intelligence firm BlueDot has been in the news in recent weeks for warning about the new...

Why California is banning chlorpyrifos, a widely-used pesticide: 5 questions answered

Gina Solomon, University of California, San Francisco Editor’s note: California, the top U.S. food-producing state, is ending use of chlorpyrifos, a pesticide associated with neurodevelopmental...

What is a super spreader? An infectious disease expert explains

Elizabeth McGraw, Pennsylvania State University As the emerging Wuhan coronavirus outbreak dominates the daily news, you might be wondering just how the pathogen is working...

The EPA disbanded our clean air science panel. We met anyway...

H. Christopher Frey, North Carolina State University Since 1980, emissions of six common air pollutants have decreased by 67%, thanks largely to government regulation. At...

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