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Science‘s COVID-19 reporting is supported by the Pulitzer Center and the Heising-Simons Basis

In Could, epidemiologist Caitlin Rivers made a rare outing amid coronavirus stay-at-residence orders. She had been called for the very first time in her profession to testify in advance of Congress—and she was intimidated. “You’re wanting at the dais and seeing all these eminent men and women. It’s a really effective encounter,” she claims.

Then, inquiries about the U.S. reaction to COVID-19 commenced to fly, and Rivers was in her aspect. Five several years out of graduate college, she is by now perfectly-versed in speaking to

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