The Biothriller That Wasn't: A Cautionary Tale of Being a Virologist

Dr. Ilaria Capua's story and the race to find a coronavirus vaccine both illustrate how important open science is, but also how easily things can go wrong, either because the science is misunderstood—or because people are actually acting outside the contours of the law.

Texas Daily COVID-19 Cases Top Italy's Record When It Was Global Epicenter

Amid a surge in new cases of the novel coronavirus, Texas health officials confirmed the state's highest single-day increase to date on Tuesday. The number surpassed Italy's record daily total reported in March, while the country was considered the pandemic's global epicenter.