Kevin McKernan on Covid-19: It's origins, how it may be changing the research process for the better, and why a vaccine is not a good solution.
CSO of Medicinal Genomics, Kevin McKernan, explains why Covid-19 may have been with us for much longer than we've thought; how the desire for information is pushing people to bypass peer review - maybe for something better, and why looking to a vaccine as a solution is a terrible idea.
Links from the discussion:
Preprint site, BioRxiv
Preprint site, MedRxiv
The Braun, et al paper he mentions
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Previous podcast episode with Kevin discussing the problems with peer review and a revolutionary solution, is here.