Suffering from COVID-19 science overload? This university team wades through the deluge so you don't have to

Suffering from COVID-19 science overload? This university team wades through the deluge so you don't have to
Wenwen Jiang is a doctoral student in epidemiology and one of the lead authors of the daily COVID-19 Literature Report produced by faculty and students at the University of Washington. - Greg Gilbert/Seattle Times/TNS
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SEATTLE — Remember early spring, when it felt like we were all plunged into a crash course in epidemiology, heads spinning with terms like “R-naught,” “flatten the curve” and “herd immunity?” Every new nugget of data and scientific insight about the novel coronavirus was headline news, ricocheting from Twitter to technical journals to talking heads.The wall-to-wall coverage has eased since then, but the pace of discovery hasn’t. Every day, hundreds of new research papers are published or posted about the virus and pandemic, ranging from case studies of single patients to randomized, controlled...

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