published in The Atlantic
The COVID-19 global pandemic has brought an unprecedented focus from the scientific community towards a single goal: understanding and stopping the spread of the novel coronavirus. Within mere months, we had began to understand SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes the COVID-19 disease, which led to incredibly fast vaccine production. But a hyper-focus on the pandemic has also caused other research to be ignored. Only time will tell how this affects us in the future.
290 days ago