Illustration: Xinmei Liu

The Covid Audit

Wouldn’t it be nice, as you go about your confusing, nerve-wracking, coronavirus-avoiding days, to have an epidemiologist on call to answer your many questions? Consider the Covid Audit the next best thing. This project, a collaboration between Elemental and the Epidemiology Covid-19 Response Corps at the Boston University School of…


Illustrations: Xinmei Liu

The Covid Audit

Wouldn’t it be nice, as you go about your confusing, nerve-wracking, coronavirus-avoiding days, to have an epidemiologist on call to answer your many questions? Consider the Covid Audit the next best thing. This project, a collaboration between Elemental and the Epidemiology Covid-19 Response Corps at the Boston University School of…


Illustrations: Xinmei Liu

THE COVID AUDIT

Wouldn’t it be nice, as you go about your confusing, nerve-wracking, coronavirus-avoiding days, to have an epidemiologist on call to answer your many questions? Consider the Covid Audit the next best thing. This project, a collaboration between Elemental and the Epidemiology Covid-19 Response Corps at the Boston University School of…


Illustrations: Xinmei Liu

The Covid Audit

Wouldn’t it be nice, as you go about your confusing, nerve-wracking, Covid-19-avoiding days, to have an epidemiologist on call to answer your many questions? Consider the Covid Audit the next best thing. This project, a collaboration between Elemental and the Epidemiologic Covid-19 Response Corps at the Boston University School of…


Illustrations: Xinmei Liu

The Covid Audit

Wouldn’t it be nice, as you go about your confusing, nerve-wracking, coronavirus-avoiding days, to have an epidemiologist on call to answer your many questions? Consider the Covid Audit the next best thing. This new project, a collaboration between Elemental and the Epidemiology Covid-19 Response Corps at the Boston University School…


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Every five years in July, more than 1,000 choirs gather to perform together in Tallinn, the impossibly pretty seaside capital of Estonia. As many as 35,000 choristers (oldest: 90; youngest: five) process through medieval cobblestone streets to the festival grounds, where they join in song with an audience of 85,000…


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I never thought it possible I’d get tired of pasta, but the coronavirus outbreak is an era of many firsts. After feeding four people three meals a day for two Covid-19-avoiding weeks, my heart flipped when I discovered our local taco joint was still open for delivery. So how to…


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“I have to go to the grocery store later, and I feel like Sandra Bullock in Bird Box,” a friend wrote this week. The Covid-19 outbreak has turned mundane shopping runs into the stuff of horror movies, and in response, a literally viral video featuring a scrubs-clad doctor would have…

Sara Austin

Sara Austin is a writer and editor in New York. She has held senior editorial positions at Real Simple, Cosmopolitan, Self, and Marie Claire.

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