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There has been an explosion of research into COVID-19, from its underlying biology, to its potential treatments. I have not only lauded the scientific community for this rapid-fire pace of…

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Writing about medicine, science, statistics, and the abuses thereof. Commentator at Medscape. Associate Professor of Medicine at Yale University.

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