Skip to content
Subscriber Only

Virus Models Offer No Quick Fix for Panicked Leaders and Traders

  • Rushed findings can spread false hopes and fears on disease
  • Key data often lacking as public seeks solutions to crisis
Video player cover image
U.S. Coronavirus Cases Surge Past China

We’re tracking the latest on the coronavirus outbreak and the global response. Sign up here for our daily newsletter on what you need to know.

Politicians, investors and worried citizens are looking to scientists for the fastest way out of the coronavirus crisis. It’s a demand that researchers can’t meet, even when they’re moving at maximum velocity.