As U.S.-China Animosity Accelerates, is There an Off-Ramp?
Experts counsel de-escalation as the trade war morphs into a broader conflict over technology, espionage, human rights and which country will be No. 1.

Trade War Hurts Both China and U.S. But Hasn’t Changed Chinese Behavior
Both countries have “weaponized” protectionism. The losers are U.S. manufacturers and consumers in both countries.

How COVID-19 Has Fast-Tracked Voting by Mail – and What Reporters Need to Know
The risk of fraud in voting by mail is “infinitesimally small” – but the legal battles loom large.

U.S.-China Battle for Geopolitical Dominance in Tech
Today’s struggle is over semiconductors, but tensions over trade, security, and supply chains will likely soon affect other tech sectors.

Supply Bottlenecks Slow Shipments of Medical Supplies as Trade Tensions Worsen
Shortages of medical masks confound consumers and leaders. U.S. dependence on China for pharmaceuticals could prove more worrisome.

Stress, Isolation and Economic Distress Often Lead to Suicide – Making Coronavirus a Risk
Experts are worried about a potential increase in suicide as the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps around the world. But they’re hopeful the risk can be mitigated.

From ‘Whole Virus’ to ‘Replicating RNA’ Vaccines, a Scientist Explains the Basics
A University of Washington researcher explains the biology behind vaccine creation, including the RNA approach her team is developing.

Coronavirus Vaccine Faces Early Battle Against Growing Pockets of Resistance
Despite successes in the lab and well-documented safety, vaccines face a growing number of skeptics. Will that imperil any coronavirus vaccine?

Getting a Coronavirus Vaccine Is Only the First Step
A top ethicist warns that the vaccine will introduce thorny problems of safety, manufacturing, distribution — and deciding who should get it first.

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