When the novel coronavirus, now known as SARS-CoV-2, emerged from China, conspiracy theorists -- including a promine
Why do microbes kill some people but not others? This is the hardest question in all of medical microbiology. The reason it's so hard is because the answer depends not just on the microbe in question but also on the person.
It's unclear what planet World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is inhabiting, but it's certainly not this one.
This article was originally published at Geopolitical Futures.
I have what you might call a complicated relationship with viruses.  In graduate school, I did virology research, and my first important publication described the discovery o