Links 3/22/20

Links for you. Science:

Hong Kong’s coronavirus response leads to sharp drop in flu cases
I’m an epidemiologist. When I heard about Britain’s ‘herd immunity’ coronavirus plan, I thought it was satire
This Coronavirus Is Unlike Anything in Our Lifetime, and We Have to Stop Comparing It to the Flu
The New Coronavirus Can Live On Surfaces For 2-3 Days — Here’s How To Clean Them
Infected people without symptoms might be driving the spread of coronavirus more than we realized


Medicaid for All Who Face the Coronavirus: There’s already a precedent for expanding health care access during a crisis. (most people really want Medicaid, even if they don’t realize it)
Obama’s Ebola Czar, Ron Klain, on How Trump Has Bungled the Coronavirus Response
Before Trump’s inauguration, a warning: ‘The worst influenza pandemic since 1918’
How U.S. can ramp up testing for coronavirus: Academic laboratories have the technical skills to provide surge capacity for testing
Dispatch From an American Nurse on the Frontlines of the Effort to Contain Coronavirus (“It might surprise most people, but e-mail is a terrible way to communicate to patient caregivers.”)
Educating the Washington Post: We Did Not Have to Bail Out the Banks in 2008
Trump reportedly tried to poach German scientists working on a coronavirus vaccine and offered cash so it would be exclusive to the US (could you patent the sun…)
The Jewish case for a President Bernie Sanders
Working From Home? Zoom Tells Your Boss If You’re Not Paying Attention
These Places Could Run Out of Hospital Beds as Coronavirus Spreads
How to Support Your Local Bookstores Right Now (D.C.)
The Current Crisis May Be the Last Great Chance to Crack the Encroaching Oligarchy: But it’s going to require a radical change in how politicians think about the notion of what a stimulus really is.
White House official calls coronavirus ‘Kung-Flu’ to Asian-American reporter as Trump defends ‘Chinese flu’
The Coronavirus Emergency Didn’t Stop an Encampment Clearing
Trump Now Claims He Always Knew the Coronavirus Would Be a Pandemic: The president tried to rewrite his history with advising Americans about the coronavirus. His own words prove him wrong.
Owning The Libs
Amazon’s Supply Chain Is Breaking and Small Businesses Are Screwed
Supermarket sick
Why the 9th Street bikeway became a debate over race, power, and space
Traffic cameras that are swift, certain, and fair could enhance safety, not be “predatory”
Democrats’ grotesque coronavirus failure

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