Guaranteed Ingredient in Any Coronavirus Vaccine? Thousands of Volunteers

Not long after researchers completed their work with mice, guinea pigs, ferrets and monkeys, Human Subject 8, an art director for a software company in Missouri, received an injection. Four days later, her sister, a schoolteacher, became Subject 14.
Together, the sisters make up ..

Monster or Machine? A Profile of the Coronavirus at 6 Months

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A virus, at heart, is information, a packet of data that benefits from being shared.
The information at stake is genetic: instruction..

Moderna Vaccine Trial: How Upbeat Coronavirus News Fueled a Stock Surge

When the biotech company Moderna announced early on Monday morning positive results from a small, preliminary trial of its coronavirus vaccine, the company’s chief medical officer described the news as a “triumphant day for us.”
Moderna’s stock price jumped as much as 30 percent…

How the ‘Plandemic’ Movie and Its Falsehoods Spread Widely Online

Conspiracy theories about the pandemic have gained more traction than mainstream online events. Here’s how.

Get Ready for a Covid-19 Vaccine Information War

The other night, midway through watching a clip from “Plandemic” — a documentary that went viral on social media last week, spreading baseless lies and debunked nonsense about the coronavirus to millions of Americans overnight — I had a terrifying thought:
What if we get a Covid-..

Virus Conspiracists Elevate a New Champion

Virus Conspiracists Elevate a New ChampionA video showcasing baseless arguments by Judy Mikovits, including attacks on Anthony Fauci, has been viewed more than eight million times in the past week.
Dr. Judy Mikovits at the Whittemore Peterson Institute for Neuro-Immune Disease in..

Bill Gates, at Odds With Trump on Virus, Becomes a Right-Wing Target

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Continue reading the main storyBill Gates, at Odds With Trump on Virus, Becomes a Right-Wing TargetThe Microsoft co-founder turned philanthropist has been attacked with falsehoods that he created the coronavirus and wants to profit from it.
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