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Quick Videos: Five COVID-19 Riddles Explained


The Tyee partners with Avo Media to bring you a series of short, sharp videos clearly explaining science, policy and ethics questions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

In This Series



How to Make Decisions in a Pandemic: A Tyee Video

WATCH: Humans aren’t built to make smart decisions right now. Here’s a guide to doing better.

Tyee Staff, 8 Apr 2020



The Search for a COVID-19 Treatment: A Tyee Video

QUICK WATCH: How Canadian researchers are progressing towards clinical trials for possible medicines that increase survival.

Tyee Staff, 22 Apr 2020



Can Runners Give You COVID-19? A Tyee Video

QUICK WATCH: What you need to know to be safe around others. And how one professor’s research blew up into a global controversy.

Tyee Staff, 1 May 2020



The Vancouver Company Turning Blood into a COVID Treatment: A Tyee Video

WATCH: Antibody therapy can help save lives. Here’s how it works.

Mashal Butt, 1 Jul 2020



We Crack Open Dr. Henry’s Model for Taming the Pandemic: A Tyee Video

WATCH: This math machine informs life-saving decisions. How it works, and the brains behind it.

David Beers, 17 Aug 2020

Real Cities Give Their People Places to Pee

Public washrooms should be plentiful and accessible, says one scholar. And cities that do flush, flourish.

By Christopher Cheung