Tag: Ebola Virus

We Made the Coronavirus Epidemic

The latest scary new virus that has captured the world’s horrified attention, caused a lockdown of 56 million people in China, disrupted travel plans around the globe and sparked a run on medical masks from Wuhan, Hubei Province, to Bryan, Texas, is known provisionally as “nCoV-2019.” It’s a clunky moniker for a lurid threat. The […]

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Is America Ready for Another Outbreak?

The last time the world heard about a coronavirus outbreak in China, in early 2003, it ended up spreading to more than two dozen countries in the Americas, Europe and Asia, sickening about 8,000 people and killing almost 800. The illness was named severe acute respiratory syndrome, more commonly known as SARS and still remembered […]

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