“I think what the mTOR inhibitors are doing is not stopping people from getting infected [with a virus], but if you get infected, there’s a better immune response and your symptoms will be milder.” — Joan Mannick
“There’s really no evidence so far that says this virus has changed in a way that makes it unlikely a vaccine will work, unlikely that a previous infection will protect you from a second infection–there may be reasons why it won’t, but it won’t be because the virus is changing.” — Stanley Perlman
I tried to explain to my 5-year-old son where we currently stand in this pandemic. His questions are the ones that truly matter right now.
“As we stand here with the coronavirus epidemic three months old, I think we should have faith that science will find a solution to this.” — David Watkins
I’ve been thinking a lot about the role of psychological stress and how it relates to our response to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
An overview of how to interpret screening tests for COVID-19 (and diagnostic testing & screening in general).
“All of that makes me very optimistic that we will be able to meet the challenge of this virus without putting any of our hospitals into crisis, that this is going to be a severe challenge for this country, but it’s not something that that is going to break the country.” — Dr. Amesh Adalja, referring to some lesser discussed positive trends