Epidemiologist Marc Lipsitch. Photo: Kent Dayton

What This Epidemiologist Wants Americans to Know About Covid-19 Right Now

A leading expert on the pandemic cuts through the mixed messages and confusion

Viruses don’t care

Wishful thinking doesn’t work

Masks do work

Rampant virus spread is what’s bad for the economy

Independent health and science journalist, former editor-in-chief of LiveScience, writing about how we age and how to optimize your mind and body through time.

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