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Justin Fox

Justin Fox

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The Strange Case of New York’s Covid-19 Death Count

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s most recent press release on the “state’s progress during the Covid

Is the Worst Over for Covid-19?

Confirmed cases of Covid-19 and hospitalizations from the disease have been plummeting for weeks in

Covid-19 Mutations Make Immunity Math Incredibly Daunting

Since early in the Covid-19 pandemic, would-be prophets (most of them not infectious-disease epidemi

Cloth Masks May Look Better, But They Don’t Work Better

It was nice to see everybody, Democrats and Republicans alike, wearing face masks at President Joe B

Don't Expect Covid-19 Research to Deliver Certainty

To assess the safety and effectiveness of their Covid-19 vaccines, BioNTech SE, Pfizer Inc.

The True Shape of the Covid-19 Pandemic May Surprise You

How many people in the US have contracted the coronavirus that causes Covid-19?

The Latest Covid Wave May Peak Before Biden's Inauguration

There’s a very good chance that, by the time President-elect Joe Biden takes office on January 20, t

We Now Return to Our Regularly Scheduled Pandemic

When White House coronavirus coordinator Deborah Birx went to Bismarck, North Dakota, late last mont

The Many Unintended Consequences of the Electoral College

When it came time in 1787 to set the rules for choosing a president of the US, three of the principa

That Big GDP Number Won’t Be as Big as It Sounds

The third-quarter gross domestic product number is coming out Thursday morning, and it’s going to be

Who’s Still Working at Home? You, Probably

In May, Census Bureau survey-takers started asking Americans if they were working at home because of

How the Office Will Change When Everyone’s Back

I’m writing these words at my desk in a large open-plan office in midtown Manhattan.

Few Causes for Optimism in Covid-19's Toll - Yet

Covid-19 is especially hard on the old and frail, with 79% of the deaths attributed to the disease i

Covid-19 Lockdowns May Have Saved Kids’ Lives

Covid-19 the disease has mostly spared children’s lives, but it is widely expected that the measures

It’s Been a Bad Year to Be a Tourist Magnet

Like a lot of countries in East and Southeast Asia, Thailand has done a pretty spectacular job of co


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