COVID-19 News

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Below are some coronavirus articles we found to be particularly noteworthy.
As part of the firm’s in-depth series on “Bioethics in a Pandemic,” Mintz Levin lawyers Bridgette Keller and Benjamin Zegarelli explore some of the ethical questions in allocating and distributing a potential COVID-19 vaccine and the basic tenets of bioethics. This article delves into the ethical issues relating to the vaccine development process, including clinical trials.
Bridgette Keller and Benjamin Zegarelli of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
September 2020
Team of interdisciplinary researchers from Georgia Tech, Stanford University, and the Applied Bioinformatics Laboratory
September 29, 2020
Article by Joshua S. Weitz, Mallory Harris, Aroon T. Chande, J. Walker Gussler, Lavanya Rishishwar, I. King Jordan, Scientific American
This map displays COVID risk levels for each county in the United States. Hover to see detailed information on cases and death counts.
Harvard Global Health Institute
September 2020
Law360’s interactive map of court closings by state.
Law360
Updated September 24, 2020
Sarah Jarvis
Scientific American
March 20, 2020
Jane Qiu, Nature magazine
One chart explains why slowing the spread of the infection is nearly as important as stopping it.
The New York Times
March 11, 2020, Updated March 17, 2020
Siobhan Roberts
An animated explanation of how pandemics can be stopped by social distancing.
The Washington Post
March 11, 2020
Harry Stevens