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Viewpoint: US faces policy nightmare if China wins race to produce a safe, effective COVID vaccine

It’s very possible a Chinese [COVID-19] vaccine could be the first to succeed in Phase III trials. If Warp Speed ...
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As Trump administration retreats, Germany poised to replace US as main supporter of world health initiatives

In the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump’s confirmation that the U.S. will exit the World Health Organization — leaving ...
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Trump rebuff: Administration-backed Idaho law banning transgender athletes from participating in school sports that match their gender identity on hold

Idaho’s "Fairness in Women’s Sports Act" [that bars transgender women from participating in school sports] will now be on pause ...
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Is the FDA facing political pressure to rush through approval of untested COVID-19 vaccines to fit Trump’s political schedule?

President Donald Trump has promised that there will be a coronavirus vaccine before the year is out. But public health ...
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Contact tracing promises to curb the spread of COVID-19 in New York–if privacy fears can be overcome

Hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers will be asked to disclose personal information this month as part of the city’s ...
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‘Just an overreaction’: Inside the world of coronavirus denialism

I created a faux Twitter account and set about building my own information bubble. My objective: Inhabit the world of ...
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Viewpoint: Politico veers again into pseudoscience and politics with another misleading glyphosate infographic

Once again, a website known for its political coverage proves itself unable to report on science-related issues ...
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Pseudo-science alert: For $9,500, Politico provides disinformation about crop biotechnology, GMOs and pesticides

When Politico strays from politics into agricultural biotech, its naiveté and lack of science expertise shows through ...