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The Covid-19 Journey: Curated by Tomas Pueyo

When I wrote "Coronavirus: Why You Must Act Now", which gathered 40 million views, or "The Hammer and the Dance", which gathered 20 million, I didn't come up with new research. I just put together what was out there in an understandable way. This is what I tried to do here: With all the information available, it's hard to keep up with what matters. What articles should you read to understand all the key aspects of the pandemic? These are the ones I propose to you.

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    WHAT measures work

    How any country can learn to dance and stop the coronavirus.

    Coronavirus: The Swiss Cheese Strategy

    Coronavirus: The Swiss Cheese Strategy

    You’d imagine eight months into the pandemic most countries would know exactly what to do to stop the coronavirus. And yet here we are.

    the fence

    No country has stopped the coronavirus without this measure.

    impact of Clusters

    Once infections are in your community, a few super-spreader events drive most infections. Stop them, and you'll stop the epidemic.

    explaining airborne transmission

    How to stop infections when people do meet? To do it, you need to understand aerosols.

    what can we do now

    It's hard to imagine aerosol spread. This article has some videos that make you see it with your own eyes.

    what about masking

    Masking is a big debate. That's why understanding how masks work intuitively is so important.

    rapid testing

    A key measure against the coronavirus is test-trace-isolate. Testing at a huge scale would make that measure extremely efficient.

    Understanding Immunity

    Immunity is such a complex topic. But this video manages to explain it in an understandable way.

    COVID-19 Immunology 101 for Non-immunologists by Akiko Iwasaki, Ph.D.
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    COVID-19 Immunology 101 for Non-immunologists by Akiko Iwasaki, Ph.D.

    In collaboration with BioRender, Akiko Iwasaki, Ph.D., Professor of Immunobiology at Yale University School of Medicine, explores COVID-19 Immunology 101 for...

    delivering Vaccines

    Now that we have a potentially good vaccine, the next question is when we'll have access to it. Understanding the logistics behind vaccine distribution becomes key. This article explains it really well.

    Vaccine Chaos Is Looming

    Vaccine Chaos Is Looming

    The COVID-19 vaccines furthest along in clinical trials are the fastest to make, but they are also the hardest to deploy. On the day that a COVID-19 vaccine is approved, a vast logistics operation will need to awaken. Millions of doses must travel hundreds of miles from manufacturers to hospitals, …

    Herd Immunity

    This recently updated article is from summer, but all the conclusions still stand, months in. A cautionary tale for all herd immunity apologists.

    Should We Aim for Herd Immunity Like Sweden?

    Should We Aim for Herd Immunity Like Sweden?

    Sweden has famously followed a different coronavirus strategy than the rest of the Developed world: Let the virus run loose, curb it enough to make sure it doesn’t overwhelm the healthcare system like in Hubei, Italy or Spain, but don’t try to eliminate it. They think stopping it completely is impossible.

    The history of pandemics

    We haven't suffered a catastrophic pandemic since 1918. But up until then, they were common. We've just forgot how life used to be with them.

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