Links 3/25/20

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Links for you. Science:

Initial Investigation of Transmission of COVID-19 Among Crew Members During Quarantine of a Cruise Ship — Yokohama, Japan, February 2020
The new coronavirus can likely remain airborne for some time. That doesn’t mean we’re doomed
Universities are forging ties with the FBI as US cracks down on foreign influence
How U.S. coronavirus testing stalled: Flawed tests, red tape and resistance to using the millions of tests produced by the WHO
How Long Will Coronavirus Live on Surfaces or in the Air Around You?

Other:

We Can Afford to Beat This Crisis: Even deficit hawks like Joe Biden know that when faced with the genuine prospect of annihilation, the only adequate response is to do whatever it takes to prevent it. (must-read)
Flatten the Curve of Armchair Epidemiology (hilarious)
‘We should blow up the bridges’ — coronavirus leads to class warfare in Hamptons
Before Virus Outbreak, a Cascade of Warnings Went Unheeded
Biden Sides With Big Pharma Against Plan That Could Make Coronavirus Vaccine Affordable
Right Now Congressional Dems Are to the Right of the GOP
Chris Hayes Wants You to Wake the Fuck Up: The MSNBC host has been sounding the alarm on COVID-19 for weeks. And he’ll keep covering it until he gets sick.
The Celestial Hall Monitors
With a pandemic as cover, Netanyahu is carrying out a coup in Israel
This Is How We Can Beat the Coronavirus
Trump melts down and the media fails the public. Again.
Timeline: The Regulations—and Regulators—That Delayed Coronavirus Testing
How Did Nancy Pelosi and Joe Biden Screw This Up? The Democratic response to the coronavirus has been a political disaster. (“Unfortunately, a significant block of committed partisans in both parties has lost the capacity for self-reflection… In the Democratic Party, it registers as widespread loyalty to a leadership that is increasingly obviously unfit for the emergency at hand.”; most Democrats don’t want to govern if there are any risks involved, it’s that simple)
How one elite New York medical provider got its patients coronavirus tests (nationalize Enzo Testing)
America, Meet Tony Fauci. AIDS Activists Have Known Him a Long Time
1 in 8 Trump voters lives in a county with no ICU beds
Prominent Dem Seeks Rent Relief For New York Renters Affected By COVID-19
Did America Misjudge Bernie Sanders? Or Did He Misjudge America?
It’s Time to Build Ventilators Like We’re at War and Our Lives Depend on It
U.S. intelligence reports from January and February warned about a likely pandemic
Millions Of Older Americans Live In Counties With No ICU Beds As Pandemic Intensifies

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