Ed Yong, author of 2020’s most-read article in Pocket, How the Pandemic Will End, tenaciously covered COVID-19 and the response to the virus throughout the year. Dive into more of his stellar journalism with this collection of pandemic coverage for The Atlantic, including a prescient 2018 feature on how America fell behind in preparing for the next plague.
Ed curated this collection of his work in November 2020. In December, Pocket hosted a special live event with Ed Yong to discuss How the Pandemic Will End and more of his 2020 coronavirus coverage. [Watch here]
Which is too bad because we really need to understand how the immune system reacts to the coronavirus.
The metaphors that Trump and others use when talking about COVID-19 are making the pandemic worse.
More people than ever are hospitalized with COVID-19. Health-care workers can’t go on like this.
The epidemics of the early 21st century revealed a world unprepared, even as the risks continue to multiply. Much worse is coming.