A Cure for Covid Will Take More Than Personal Immunity

“While we might assume that our immune systems should defend us against pathogenic microbes, our communal systems actually do much of the heavy lifting to keep us healthy or to help us heal.”

Ed Cohen, a recent Member in the School of Social Science whose research focuses on various aspects of healing, examines the current pandemic in an opinion piece originally published by Scientific American.

Cohen’s essay explores how history has shaped contemporary perspectives on treating disease, and why the collective wellbeing of communities depends on a new approach.

Read more at Scientific American.


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