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Lessons from a pandemic

The initial surge of COVID-19 patients in Boston-area hospitals has passed, but the memories of caring for them will forever remain with physicians involved in that care. We asked seven physician-scientists from the Broad Institute, who are also Harvard Medical School instructors, to talk about what they learned from their time helping COVID-19 patients, and… Read More »

Research in the Context of a Pandemic | NEJM – nejm.org

The current literature on the treatment of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) is filled with anecdotal reports of therapeutic successes in clinical trials with small numbers of patients and observational cohort studies claiming efficacy with little regard to the effect of unrecognized confounders. For the field to move forward and for patients’ outcomes to improve, there… Read More »

Putin says U.S. coronavirus pandemic and protests reflect ‘deep domestic crises’

Russian President Vladimir Putin listens to Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin during their teleconference meeting on Russia’s economy recovery on June 2, 2020. – Russian President Vladimir Putin has connected the U.S.’ handling of the coronavirus crisis with the widespread civil unrest and anti-racism protests in the country, according to Russian media reports. Putin said… Read More »