… Larry Brilliant on How Well We Are Fighting Covid-19 …

Three months ago, the epidemiologist weighed in on what we must do to defeat this new threat. We went back to ask: How are we doing, and what comes next? Larry Brilliant in Katmandu in 1980, doing a survey of blindness. The computer was a donation from Steve Jobs. IT SEEMS LIKE a century ago … Continue reading … Larry Brilliant on How Well We Are Fighting Covid-19 …

… The Doctor Who Helped Defeat Smallpox Explains What’s Coming …

Epidemiologist Larry Brilliant, who warned of pandemic in 2006, says we can beat the novel coronavirus—but first, we need lots more testing. Photograph: Paul Zimmerman/Getty Images Larry Brilliant says he doesn’t have a crystal ball. But 14 years ago, Brilliant, the epidemiologist who helped eradicate smallpox, spoke to a TED audience and described what the … Continue reading … The Doctor Who Helped Defeat Smallpox Explains What’s Coming …