covid-19

Sticking the Landing of the Pandemic in Taiwan

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Moving past COVID-zero into a safer future.

From Popula
On May 25, 2022
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Consider the Alligator

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I kept thinking about the Celebration Gator.

From Popula
On January 3, 2022
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Senators Against Generic Covid-19 Vaccines Have Gotten 2x Pharma Cash

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In May, a group of 18 Republican senators sought to block U.S. support for an IP waiver for Covid-19 vaccines, one that is fiercely opposed by the pharmaceutical industry.

From Sludge
On December 20, 2021
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A Hundred Hours of the Ministry of Health on Nightcore

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For how long had I been doing this? A hundred days, or 10,000 years?

From Popula
On September 5, 2021
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What Disappears During an Outbreak

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With Covid-19 having finally arrived in Taiwan over the summer, I guess I’m finally realizing what the rest of the world went through over the past year.

From No Man Is an Island
On July 23, 2021
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The Pain Up Close

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Where did he get infected? Was hospitalization necessary? Why didn’t they intubate earlier? Was he receiving the right treatment? The questions flooded my cell phone, but I decided to relinquish control and trust the doctors to take care of my dad.

From Popula
On June 11, 2021

Sex, Lies and Coronavirus: Notes from the epicenter of Taipei’s new outbreak

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The outbreak started just across the street from me. The explosion of cases, which began on May 15th, has mostly been traced back to “tea parlors” in Bangka, the district of Taipei where I live.

From Popula
On June 2, 2021
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Jane Jacobs and Delhi’s lockdowns

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The renewed relevance of 'eyes on the street' as the pandemic ebbs

From Popula
On May 17, 2021

Scheming for Moderna in the Black Heart of Budapest: An Ex-pat’s Vax Adventure

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If I’ve learned anything this past year, living in a somewhat unstable foreign country during a vicious global pandemic, it’s to stay away from vaccines that sound like Captain Beefheart album titles.

From Popula
On April 30, 2021
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Safety Is Always Conditional

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The expats who fled Kenya in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis showed us where their true loyalty lies.

From Olongo Africa
On April 14, 2021

COVID in San Quentin

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Most of the population at San Quentin was 'vaccinated' through surviving the virus last summer

From Popula
On April 5, 2021

My Last Pint At The Wally Dug

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A year without pubs in Edinburgh

From Popula
On March 17, 2021