Joe Biden’s call for a universal mask mandate is part of a confused public health message.
For Faye Flam's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
A real solution to the pandemic won't be found overnight, so be prepared for good news and bad along the way.
Political spinmeisters are making it hard to draw the fine distinctions needed to keep COVID-19 in check.
With the guidance on masks during the pandemic having been conflicting, it's no wonder some people are confused.
Scientists have devised cheap methods of tracking COVID-19, now we need a plan to deploy them.
With companies and universities around the world working flat out, it's likely we'll end up with a few coronavirus vaccines, not just one.
Back in mid-April, I took my 13-year-old cat to the vet for some tests. They told me his chronic heart disease had worsened, but it was nothing alarming. His condition started to deteriorate a few days later, ultimately leading to a 3 a.m. trip ...
How the coronavirus spreads in the real world.
Scientists have made a breakthrough in early testing.
The notion of testing COVID-19 vaccines by deliberately infecting volunteers with the novel coronavirus — something that’s now on the table — isn’t necessarily crazy or unethical. It’s smart, and has benefits that far outweigh the risks. Challenge trials, as scientists call them, vastly speed ...