Ed Yong

science writer at The Atlantic

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Staff writer for The Atlantic where he covers science; former writer of the National Geographic's Not Exactly Rocket Science blog 

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Southern California has become the epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak in the country. LA, San Diego, and Riverside counties have run out of ICU space at their hospitals.

What science won and lost in the race to create COVID vaccines

Southern California has become the epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak in the country. LA, San Diego, and Riverside counties have run out of ICU space at their hospitals.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

As coronavirus cases surge nationwide, hospitals are running dangerously close to capacity. Santa Clara County announced over the weekend they could be overwhelmed in three weeks.

‘The near-term future is set, and it looks disastrous.’ Hospitals inch toward capacity during COVID

As coronavirus cases surge nationwide, hospitals are running dangerously close to capacity. Santa Clara County announced over the weekend they could be overwhelmed in three weeks.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Governor Gavin Newsom announced a cautious reopening of California for later this week.

States start reopening, but there’s no COVID-19 treatment or containment

Governor Gavin Newsom announced a cautious reopening of California for later this week.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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