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The one constant of the Covid-19 pandemic has been its ability to surprise all of us — including the experts — at every turn. The more information we gather, the more we discover about the virus, and the more we realize we still have much to learn. Bloomberg Opinion writers have been taking deep dives into the data, providing insight into the information we’ve got on the disease (and how to fight it) so far.
The Coronavirus Isn’t Just the Flu, Bro — Justin Fox
Trump Is a Machine-Learning Algorithm Gone Wrong — Cathy O’Neil
Sewing a Covid-19 Mask? You Need This Chart — Ben Schott
Mass Antibody Tests Have Serious Limits — Ferdinando Giugliano
Disease Experts Are Better Than the Covid-19 Contrarians — Noah Smith
Pandemic Data Could Be Deadly for the Old — Cathy O’Neil
Doctors Need Better Ways to Share Covid-19 Data — Faye Flam
America Was Late to the N95 Mask Party — Ben Schott
Some Covid-19 Studies Are More Meaningful Than Others — Justin Fox and Noah Smith
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