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Selfishness was also a problem when the world was developing vaccines for swine flu and bird flu.
A team of experts argues that after taking care of essential workers, COVID-19 vaccinations should be given to the greatest transmitters of the virus, who are mostly the young.
This winter, the field of respiratory viruses will be crowded.
The virus that caused the original Sars no longer haunts us, but the characteristics of today’s coronavirus mean it’s unlikely to disappear in the same way.
People with heart conditions at higher risk of severe COVID-19. But coronavirus appears to affect the heart directly, too.
Scenario planning is common among multinationals and decision-makers. But some countries were better prepared for the coronavirus pandemic than others.
Modelling highlights the urgent need for strong interventions. The later we act to reduce coronavirus’ replication number, the greater the cost in illness and death.