Early Remdesivir Data for Covid-19 Is Finally Here

Early Remdesivir Data for Covid-19 Is Finally Here

In late January and early February, as the novel coronavirus that causes Covid-19 began to spread outside of China, Andre Kalil was spending more and more time inside his office at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, on the phone and emailing with researchers at the National Institutes of Health. With no known…

The Dire Diplomacy of the Global ‘Race for a Vaccine’

The Dire Diplomacy of the Global ‘Race for a Vaccine’

When avian influenza broke out in Indonesia in 2005, American scientists were the first to confirm human cases on the ground. That’s because, years earlier, an outpost of the US Naval Medical Research Center had established a close relationship with Indonesia’s version of the National Institutes of Health. So close, in fact, that their buildings…

An Online Exhibition Celebrates Photography’s Rising Stars

An Online Exhibition Celebrates Photography’s Rising Stars

Since launching in Paris in 2011, the Circulation(s) Festival of Young European Photography has grown into one of the world’s leading photography festivals, drawing curators and collectors from around the world to view cutting-edge work by emerging artists, many of whom have gone on to successful careers. The festival was supposed to celebrate its 10th…

The Weird Partisan Math of Vote-By-Mail

The Weird Partisan Math of Vote-By-Mail

Nothing illustrates the mixed-up politics of vote-by-mail better than the world’s most famous absentee voter declaring the practice corrupt. “Mail ballots are a very dangerous thing for this country, because they’re cheaters,” Donald Trump told reporters in early April, a few weeks after casting an absentee ballot in Florida’s primary. “They’re fraudulent in many cases.”…