Fighting the virus requires a dual duty: keeping apart and staying together.
The New YorkerAmid the coronavirus pandemic, "we’ve had to get creative with how we see patients," @DhruvKhullar writes. "Next week, we plan to distribute hundreds of iPads to patients to make these interactions more personal."
Navarro majored in Trump Studies, which the defunct university’s course catalogue described as the “study of the incredible achievements and philosophy of Donald J. Trump.”
The New YorkerThe Borowitz Report: Peter Navarro, the trade adviser who is playing a key role in the White House’s coronavirus response, earned a Ph.D. from Trump University, it emerged on Tuesday. Donald J. Trump cited it as “the reason I hired him.”
Scenes from a day of weirdness under lockdown, as New Yorkers practice social distancing to avoid spreading the coronavirus.
The New Yorker"The spectacle of New York without New Yorkers is the result of a communal pact," David Remnick wrote, in this week’s magazine. "The vacancy of our public spaces, though antithetical to the purpose of a great city . . . is needed for its preservation." nyer.cm/c7tXK77pic.twitter.com/s98uV8wYtl
The character actor’s newly popular Instagram is a mix of show-biz stories, personal reminiscences, and off-the-cuff self-isolation diary.
The New YorkerHow the character actor Leslie Jordan went from 100,000 Instagram followers, to 250,000, to 1.5 million in one month, by posting marvellously batty missives from an Airbnb in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
The idea that the bubonic plague woke the brilliance in Newton is both wrong and misleading as a measure of how well we apply ourselves during our own plague spring.
The New YorkerTo escape the bubonic plague, Isaac Newton left London for the near total solitude of his family farm, where he invented calculus, created the science of motion, unravelled gravity, and more. Or so the story goes.
To fill the vacuum left by the federal government, doctors are relying on informal networks to get the information and the support they need.
The New YorkerIn the absence of leadership from the federal government, doctors are relying on informal networks of friends and former colleagues to get the information and the support they need to treat COVID-19 patients.
A nurse on his experience working at NewYork-Presbyterian hospital as the city is inundated with COVID-19 cases.
The New Yorker“When we first heard about this disease, it sounded like it was affecting more of the older population on the other side of the world,” an I.C.U. nurse said. “I think, in the United States, our numbers are a little bit different.”
In the face of a coming COVID-19 peak, federal support in the fight against the pandemic has been minimal, unpredictable, and deeply frustrating to Chicago’s mayor and Illinois’s governor.
The New Yorker“We’re finding ways to work around the federal government, which just shouldn’t be something coming out of the mouth of a governor, but that’s absolutely the case,” Illinois Governor J. B. Pritzker said, of the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.
The pandemic hits a region that was already struggling to address its medical needs.
The New YorkerGeorgia has had almost 6,000 confirmed cases of the coronavirus. Nine Georgia counties, most of them in the southern part of the state, not only lack hospitals but have no practicing physicians at all.
The writer’s last novel foretells, in crucial practical detail, the lines of stress that the coronavirus pandemic is revealing today.
The New YorkerIn Philip Roth’s last book, the characters’ efforts to process the drastic changes in their daily lives, and likely in their lives for years to come, feels as if it could have been transcribed from today’s news.
The New YorkerIn Philip Roth’s last novel, “Nemesis,” from 2010, the description of the spread of polio foretells the lines of stress that the coronavirus pandemic is revealing worldwide.