Biodiversity loss could be making us sick – here’s why

By 2050, 70% of the world’s population is expected to live in towns and cities.

Source: Biodiversity loss could be making us sick – here’s why

Some scientists are taking a DIY coronavirus vaccine

Preston Estep was alone in a borrowed laboratory, somewhere in Boston. No big company, no board meetings, no billion-dollar payout from Operation Warp Speed, the US government’s covid-19 vaccine funding program. No animal data. No ethics approval. What he did have: ingredients for a vaccine. And one willing volunteer. Estep swirled together the mixture and…

Source: Some scientists are taking a DIY coronavirus vaccine, and nobody knows if it’s legal or if it works | MIT Technology Review

China is Treating COVID-19 with an Ethnobotanical Formula used for SARS

Despite long-held questions over the efficacy of Chinese traditional medicine, Chinese experts maintain that an herbal formulation based on a nearly 2,000-year-old text is showing promise in treating COVID-19.

Source: VICE – China is Treating COVID-19 With a Blast From the (Distant) Past