Many of us are spending the quarantine doing more cooking and baking. Others are literally inside the pressure cooker. “There is new pressure, a type of pressure few of us will experience: being one of a handful of experts in a rarefied field of study that’s suddenly in the mouth of every news anchor, politician, and ordinary citizen trapped inside their home, who are all hoping that some expert or scientist somewhere will discover a drug to battle the first virus to shut down the globalized world—and that expert, that scientist, is you.” The always excellent Rosecrans Baldwin takes you inside the high stakes new life of a coronavirus specialist. “​​Imagine being tasked with rescuing humanity from a pandemic.”