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Why Scientists Are Infecting Healthy Volunteers With The Coronavirus

Exposing people to a potentially fatal disease could hasten understanding of COVID-19 and development of new vaccines and treatments. But the risks of such studies raise serious ethical questions.

Feel Good (Khruangbin remix) Maribou State & Khruangbin
music for indigo Adrianne Lenker

Grover Nicodemus Street, a military veteran who has been a nurse for more than two decades, is among the traveling nurses on the front lines in the battle against coronavirus. Grover Nicodemus Street hide caption

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'War Doesn't Even Compare': A Year In The Life Of A Traveling Nurse

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Look into the Air Explosions in the Sky
Talking Haruomi Hosono

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How Giant Batteries Are Protecting The Most Vulnerable In Blackouts

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Electric The Inner Banks

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Why Scientists Are Infecting Healthy Volunteers With The Coronavirus

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