The Pandemic

Expert Group Finds Covid Response a “Massive Global Failure”

Infectious disease and public policy experts investigated the global pandemic response, cataloged its many failures and assembled recommendations for future. But sadly their words will probably fall flat.

Recent Studies Help Explain Long Covid

In two new studies, scientists report on symptoms, frequency, and other implications of long Covid

Could Nasal Vaccines Help Prevent Covid?

Pairing injected Covid vaccines with a nasal one might offer a path out of the pandemic by inducing immune protection and, importantly, blocking transmission of the virus.

Covid Changed the Game in Disease Detection

From wearables to wastewater, the Covid pandemic has spurred important innovations in how we detect infectious disease. The benefits will likely be felt for years.

Congressional Committee Finds Trump Covid Efforts Guided by Politics, Not Health

It points to the influence of one man, Scott Atlas, who had no qualifications for overseeing pandemic response. He undermined testing and mask-wearing, among other errors, the report recounts. Former response coordinator Deborah Birx says...

It’s Time to Scale Up Regenerative Farming

Regenerative agriculture has the potential to transform lives and diets. The Cellular Economy has the potential to transform society. Let's find ways to fund them to make the global food system and economy more sustainable.

Fortifying Global Supply Chains Against Sanctions and Stresses

The lack of visibility in the supply chain has a cascading impact on sustainability, and inflationary pressures as well. IoT could enable an interdependent economy with intelligence and efficiency.

Let’s Take Climate As Seriously as the Pandemic

The image of a cleaner planet we experienced during the early pandemic was not a mirage. While we can’t live in lockdown, we can learn its lessons.

Prayer for a Time of Plagues

Today’s plagues are more than 10, but as I head to a Passover Seder, I cannot help thinking of the parallels. Maintaining optimism is getting harder, but being in tech helps.

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