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Category: COVID-19 journalism/communication


How COVID-19 drug/vaccine decisions might be based on little evidence


Perfect storm of politics, PR, polluted messages to the public


It has come to this: ignore vaccines-in-animals drug industry PR & news


Convalescent plasma: another controversial clash of politics & science


Crazy week of PR & news on studies should teach us how/what to ignore


Things you should think about when you hear “vaccine by end of the year”

7/24/2020 in the news about COVID-19


One day of COVID-19 drug & vaccine news provides cautious reminders


JAMA: Communicating Science in the Time of a Pandemic


Criticism of NY Times’ Coronavirus Drug and Treatment Tracker