A scientific mission to China proposed further study for a number of topics. Critics and the director of the W.H.O. have weighed in as well.
Those who still suspect the outbreak in China may have been caused by a lab leak or accident are pressing for an independent investigation.
An interview with Peter Daszak, an animal disease specialist, just after his return from an investigative research mission to Wuhan, the site of the original Covid outbreak, and surrounding areas.
Rampaging infections at farms caused scandal, scientific head-scratching and a search for a vaccine — for mink.
Infection seems to have come from farm animals, but there is no evidence of further spreading.
It’s not just Covid-19. Pathogens once confined to nature are making their way into humans on a more regular basis. And it’s our fault.
A federal agency is resurrecting a version of Predict, a scientific network that for a decade watched for new pathogens dangerous to humans. Joe Biden has also vowed to fund the effort.
Federal agencies suggest caution in U.S. bat research to avoid transmitting the novel coronavirus to wildlife.
Researchers whose canceled U.S. grant caused an outcry from other scientists urge preventive monitoring of viruses in southwestern China.
A group of 77 Nobel laureates wants the U.S. government to review a grant cancellation for research in China directly related to preventing pandemics.
The administration kneecaps experts as the coronavirus rages.