Andrew Read is an expert on the ecology and evolutionary genetics of infectious diseases, investigating questions such as:
He is a fellow of the Royal Society, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the American Academy of Microbiology.
Two distinct monkeypox variants found in U.S., adding to outbreak’s mystery
from NBC News June 3, 2022
The Virus Won't Stop Evolving When the Vaccine Arrives
from The New York Times November 27, 2020
Vaccines won’t put an end to the evolution of this coronavirus. Instead, they could even drive new evolutionary change.
Virus evolution could undermine a COVID-19 vaccine – but this can be stopped
from yahoo! news November 17, 2020
Could a vaccine that is safe and effective in initial trials go on to fail because the virus evolves its way out of trouble?
Anti-Vaccine Activists Have Taken Vaccine Science Hostage
from The New York Times August 4, 2018
"Scientists’ perception of public irrationality is having an impact on our ability to rationally discuss things that deserve discussion.”-Andrew Read
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