Tag: mild COVID-19

  • Our COVID Vocabulary Needs a Reset

    Our COVID Vocabulary Needs a Reset

    One of the best and toughest parts of being a science writer is acting as a kind of jargon liaison. Weird, obscure, aggressively multisyllabic words appear in scientific discourse; I, wielding nothing but a Google Doc, a cellphone, and the Powers of the Internetâ„¢, wrest these terms from their academic hidey-holes and try to pin…