Links 11/2/14

Links for you. Science:

Ebola and the Reversal of Transmission Dynamics (“…maybe the answer to improved compliance with these interventions is to have a strain of C. difficile that would make healthcare providers sick.”)
The Ebola questions
CDC Reports About 90 Percent of Children Who Died From Flu This Season Not Vaccinated
Weird and wonderful creatures
Assessing the Science of Ebola Transmission: The research on how the virus spreads is not as ambiguous as some have made it seem.


The Red Cross’ Secret Disaster
Today in #Ebolanoia: Boyfriend of force-quarantined nurse forced to give up university classes because “hysteria.”
Our Friends the Free Syrian Army
Nothing in Moderation (the underlying research came out a while ago, but I guess nothing is current until the Grey Lady covers it. Or something)
We’re not Denmark. But we can learn something from that nation about how they pay their workers.
Today in #Ebolanoia: OK teacher must self-quarantine because school parents can’t read a map
Affordable housing and the legit big-city whinge
A Teenager Gets Grilled By Her Dad About Why She’s Not That Into Coding
Mitch McConnell’s Freighted Ties to a Shadowy Shipping Company: After drugs were found aboard the Ping May, a vessel owned by his wife’s family’s company, Colombian authorities are investigating.
Why Ebola Quarantines Will Grow Larger — And More Troubling
Today in #Ebolanoia: Quarantined nurse trained in “counter-intelligence” by CDC
I’m not “that creepy guy from the Internet”: How Gamergate gave the geek community a bad name: I’ve been that bitter, lonely gamer looking for someone to blame. And I’m devastated that it’s come to this
You Can’t Quarantine Stupid: Ebola and Unconstitutional Health Policy

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