Pompeo Invites Hundreds to Indoor Holiday Parties After Subordinates Are Warned Against Hosting ‘Non-Mission Critical Events’ (Washington Post)

The Long Darkness Before Dawn (New York Times)
Biden Has Ambitious Plans To Curb the Coronavirus. But They Could Face Big Hurdles in a Divided Country and Congress. (Washington Post)
In Hunt for Virus Source, W.H.O. Let China Take Charge (New York Times)

Pence’s Chief of Staff and Other Key Aides Test Positive for Coronavirus (Wall Street Journal)
Stop Wiping Down Groceries and Focus on Bigger Risks, Say Experts on Coronavirus Transmission (Washington Post)
No, Mouthwash Will Not Save You From the Coronavirus (New York Times)
State adds 569 COVID-19 cases Monday, total now 23,390 (Great Falls Tribune)
Coronavirus Reinfections Are Real but Very, Very Rare (New York Times)
Women Are Systematically Excluded from Global Coronavirus Coverage, Experts Say (Washington Post)
CDC Chief’s Letter Greenlighting Pence for Debate Draws Criticism (Washington Post)
No, the Coronavirus Is Not Like the Flu (New York Times)
Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to Scientists Who Discovered Hepatitis C Virus (New York Times)
Trump’s Travail: A Virus that Thrives Indoors (New York Times)
Covid-19 Vaccine Trials Need Only a Fraction of People to Get Sick (Wall Street Journal)

HHS Official Apologizes for Facebook Video Warning of Plot Against President (Wall Street Journal)
US Virologists Dispute Chinese Whistleblower’s Claim that COVID-19 Is Man Made (New York Post)
Ten Days: After an Early Coronavirus Warning, Trump Is Distracted as He Downplays Threat (Washington Post)
Here’s How Joe Biden Would Combat the Pandemic if He Wins the Election (Washington Post)
AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Study Paused After One Illness (AP)
A New Theory Asks: Could a Mask Be a Crude ‘Vaccine’? (New York Times)
‘Really Diabolical’: Inside the Coronavirus that Outsmarted Science (Wall Street Journal)

Your Coronavirus Test Is Positive. Maybe It Shouldn't Be. (New York Times)
Researchers Report Covid-19 Reinfection in Hong Kong (Wall Street Journal)
Is It Safe To Drink from a Fountain During the Pandemic? (AP)
You Probably Won’t Catch the Coronavirus From Frozen Food (New York Times)
‘A Smoking Gun’: Infectious Coronavirus Retrieved From Hospital Air (New York Times)
As Trump Praises Plasma, Researchers Struggle to Finish Critical Studies (New York Times)
Scientists Are Optimistic About New Vaccine Studies From Novavax (New York Times)
After Months of Favor, Birx Raises Trump’s ire with Grim Coronavirus Assessment (Washington Post)
A Coronavirus Vaccine Won’t Change the World Right Away (Washington Post)

Johnson & Johnson’s Coronavirus Vaccine Protects Monkeys, Study Finds (New York Times)
Coronavirus Makes a Comeback Around the World (Washington Post)
Moderna Vaccine Test in Monkeys Shows Promise (New York Times)
Your Coronavirus Antibodies Are Disappearing. Should You Care? (New York Times)
Can you get coronavirus twice? Doctors are unsure, even as anecdotal reports mount. (Washington Post)
House calls for everything! (New York Times)
Can You Become Reinfected With Covid-19? It's Very Unlikely, Experts Say (New York Times)
Coronavirus Trials Seek to Pool Data on Convalescent Plasma (Wall Street Journal)
Oxford Coronavirus Vaccine Safe and Promising, According to Early Human Trial Results Published in the Lancet (Washington Post)
State Department Releases Cable that Launched Claims that Coronavirus Escaped from Chinese Lab (Washington Post)
New York Confronts Second-Wave Risk: Visitors From Florida And Texas (New York Times)
First Coronavirus Vaccine Tested in Humans Shows Early Promise (New York Times)
How to protect yourself when caring for a child who is sick with covid-19 (Washington Post)
68% Have Antibodies in This Clinic. Can a Neighborhood Beat a Next Wave? (New York Times)
On Coronavirus, Birz Draws Controversy - but Keeps Trump's Ear (Washington Post)

Protests probably didn’t lead to coronavirus spikes, but it’s hard to know for sure (Washington Post)
The coronavirus is even more sinister than we suspected (Los Angeles Times)
How will the COVID-19 pandemic end? (Los Angeles Times)
Democratic Convention Moves to Smaller Venue, as Delegates Are Urged to Stay Away (New York Times)
Gilead to Test a Version of Remdesivir That Can Be Inhaled (New York Times)
How to Share Your Backyard Pool (New York Times)
Coronavirus Isn't Over. New Yorkers Are Acting As If It Were. (New York Times)
You May Have Antibodies After Infection. But Not For Long. (New York Times)
Global Coronavirus Infections Pass Eight Million (Wall Street Journal)
After 6 Months, Important Mysteries About Coronavirus Endure (New York Times)

Crowded protests spark concerns about fresh outbreaks of the deadly coronavirus (Washington Post)
It’s Not Whether You Were Exposed to the Virus. It’s How Much. (New York Times)
What We Know About Your Chances of Catching the Virus Outdoors (New York Times)
Virus ‘does not spread easily’ from contaminated surfaces or animals, revised CDC website states (Washington Post)
‘Way Too Late’: Inside Amazon’s Biggest Outbreak (New York Times)
On the Ground in Wuhan, Signs of China Stalling Probe of Coronavirus Origins (Wall Street Journal)
Virus Conspiracists Elevate a New Champion (New York Times)
"If this thing boomerangs": Second wave of infections feared (Associated Press)
Was the new coronavirus accidentally released from a Wuhan lab? It's doubtful. (Washington Post)

Studies leave question of "airborne" coronavirus transmission unanswered (Washington Post)
Just Spit and Wait: New Coronavirus Test Offers Advantages (New York Times)
US and Chinese researchers team up for hunt into Covid origins (Financial Times)
Trump Foments Protests Against Governors; Experts Warn of Testing Shortages (New York Times)
The Coronavirus in America: The Year Ahead (New York Times)
Virologist behind ‘Contagion’ film criticises leaders’ slow responses (Financial Times)
Opinion: Did I Have the Coronavirus? (New York Times)
Will an Antibody Test Allow Us to Go Back to School or Work? (New York Times)
FDA Approves First Coronavirus Antibody Test in US (New York Times)

Exercising During Coronavirus: Can I Jog? Is That Water Fountain Safe? (New York Times)
As toll grows, a new worry: Morgue capacity and bodies as sources of infection (Washington Post)
Stars of "Contagion" reunite for a PSA (Washington Post)
The US Now Leads the World in Confirmed Coronavirus Cases (New York Times)
"Contagion" medical adviser Dr. Ian Lipkin has coronavirus: "If it can hit me, it can hit anyone" (USA Today)
Medical consultant on pandemic movie "Contagion" has coronavirus (New York Post)
China's Progress Against Coronavirus Used Draconian Tactics Not Deployed in the West (Wall Street Journal)
The coronavirus is killing far more men than women (Washington Post)
How the makers of "Contagion" saw an outbreak like coronavirus coming (Los Angeles Times)
I've seen "Contagion" four times. No, the coronavirus outbreak isn't the same (Los Angeles Times)

They Recovered From the Coronavirus. Were They Infected Again? (New York Times)
Opinion: We Don't Really Know How Many People Have Coronavirus (New York Times)
Sharing Data Faster to Fight an Epidemic (Wall Street Journal)
Coronavirus Outbreak Has Killed More People Than SARS (Wall Street Journal)

U.S. to expand screening of passengers from China at 20 airports (The Augusta Chronicle)
What to Know About the New Chinese Coronavirus (Wall Street Journal)
U.S. epidemiologist says it is still too soon to make predictions (2:03 pm mark) (Washington Post)
As deadly coronavirus spreads, U.S. to expand screening of passengers from China at 20 airports (Washington Post)
China Expands Virus Lockdown, Encircling 35 Million (New York Times)
Quotation of the Day (New York Times)
Coronavirus Live Updates: China Suspends Travel From More Cities, First Death Outside Epicenter Reported (New York Times)
As A New Virus Spreads From China, Scientists See Grim Reminders (New York Times)
Deadly Mystery Virus Reported in 2 New Chinese Cities and South Korea (New York Times)







October 21, 2014: New York rats carry some pretty scary diseases (Washington Post)

October 15, 2014: Researchers uncover the disgusting truth about NYC rats (USA Today)

October 14, 2014: Study reveals rats in NYC carry variety of infectious bacteria (New York Daily News)

October 14, 2014: Rats and Their Alarming Bugs (New York Times)

September 8, 2014: What is Enterovirus 68, the mysterious illness that is sickening hundreds of children? (Washinton Post)

August 5, 2014: Opinion: Why You Shouldn't Worry About Ebola (Wall Street Journal)

August 3, 2014: Ebola: How Worried Should We Be? (Wall Street Journal)

July 30, 2014: Airports on high alert for fliers with Ebola symptoms (New York Post)

May 13, 2014: As MERS hits U.S., scientists search for causes, treatments (Los Angeles Times)

May 5, 2014: MERS: Threats Posed by the Virus (Wall Street Journal)

May 2, 2014: First U.S. Case of MERS Virus is Found in Indiana Man Who Visited Mideast (New York Times)

May 2, 2014: Deadly MERS virus turns up in U.S. for first time (USA Today)

February 25, 2014: Camels Linked to Spread of MERS Virus in People (New York Times)




December 27, 2011: Second High-Profile XMRV-Related Paper Retracted (Wall Street Journal)

December 26, 2011: Debate persists on deadly flue made airborne (New York Times)

December 5, 2011: Childhood Disorder Prompts Study of Infection Link to Mental Illness (Los Angeles Times)

November 11, 2011: Ar the Clues to Kawasaki Disease Blowing in the Wind? (Wall Street Journal)

October 22, 2011: Contagion Film is Not Far from the Truth, Warns Virus Scientist (The Guardian)

September 29, 2011: Letters to the Editor: "Contagion" Versus Real Life (Los Angeles Times)

September 19, 2011: Letter to the Editor: Pandemic Fact and Fiction (New York Times)

September 15, 2011: Letter to the Editor: "Contagion" Puts a Focus on Infectious Diseases (New York Times)

September 15, 2011: Applying Venture Philanthropy to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Wall Street Journal)

September 12, 2011: The Real Threat of "Contagion" (New York Times)

September 12, 2011: "Contagion" Consultants Talk About the Movie's Accuracy (Washington Post)

September 8, 2011: Word of Mouth: "Contagion" Could Really Catch On (Los Angeles Times)

June 25, 2011: It's Science, but not Necessarily Right (New York Times)

May 31, 2011: Reports: Mouse Virus Doesn't Cause Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Washington Post)

May 30, 2011: Viral Outbreaks in Dogs Yield Clues on Origins of Hepatitis C (New York Times)

March 22, 2011: Unlocking Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Wall Street Journal)


November 22, 2010: A Man from Whom Viruses Can't Hide (New York Times)

November 17, 2010: Gearing Up for the Big Search for XMRV (Wall Street Journal)

November 4, 2010: What's Next for X (as in XMRV)? (Wall Street Journal)

September 8, 2010: "World Class Virus Hunter" to Head Up the Latest XMRV Study (Wall Street Journal)


September 4, 2008: Study Finds No Autism Link in Vaccine (Washington Post)

June 10, 2007: Suddenly, the Bees are Simply Vanishing (Los Angeles Times)

December 9, 2006: New Slide Speeds Disease Diagnosis (Los Angeles Times)

June 9, 2004: Study Finds Genetic Link Between Autism, Vaccines (Los Angeles Times)

September 29, 2003: Mental Illness Clue (Los Angeles Times)

September 3, 2001: Scientist Seeks the Cause of Disease (Los Angeles Times)

September 28, 1999: Encephalitis Outbreak Teaches and Old Lesson (New York Times)

September 28, 1999: Outbreak of Virus in New York Much Broader than Suspected (New York Times)

September 27, 1999: With New Virus, Experts Suspect More Died of Encephalitis (New York Times)

July 17, 1995: Hunting a Brain Invader (Los Angeles Times)