Opinion | What The Coronavirus Pandemic Can Teach Us About Listening to Scientists

Steven Sankey
5 min readApr 6, 2020
(Photograph: Leon Neal/Pool via Reuters)

As the confirmed novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, cases surpass one million worldwide, and deaths rise to over fifty thousand souls, one small silver lining in these dark times is that people are finally taking notice of science and scientists.

2019 seems so distant now, so long ago, so pre-COVID-19. But if we cast our minds…

Steven Sankey

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