Links 4/26/20

Links for you. Science:

Genomic Surveillance of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: A Mathematical Early Modeling Study of Cost-effectiveness (important)
Is fungus the answer to climate change? Student who grew a mushroom canoe says yes. “Mushrooms are here to help us — they’re a gift,” college student Katy Ayers said. “They’re our biggest ally for helping the environment.”
A Virologist Explains Why It Is Unlikely COVID-19 Escaped From A Lab
Some Animals Have No Microbiome. Here’s What That Tells Us.
Every fifth published metagenome is not available to science


Can We Stop Using the 60,000 Death Projection Number?
What would robust federal testing really look like? A top expert explains.
She’s the ICU nurse who silently stood in protest at the Phoenix rally to reopen Arizona
Under Trump, coronavirus scientists can speak — as long as they mostly toe the line
Poll Finds Elizabeth Warren VP Pick Most Likely To Pull In Bernie Sanders Voters
It’s Too Soon to Reopen States. The Coronavirus Is Not Under Control.
A Trump megadonor who hired Trump fundraisers to lobby the Trump administration got the biggest payout from the Paycheck Protection Program
Adding A Nylon Stocking Layer Could Boost Protection From Cloth Masks, Study Finds
Trump’s new rage attack on the post office could hurt his voters most
How overly optimistic modeling distorted Trump team’s coronavirus response
Trump says he will block coronavirus aid for U.S. Postal Service if it doesn’t hike prices immediately
Beneath the Sickened City
Phunware, a data firm for Trump campaign, got millions in coronavirus small business help
Win the Day
Why the World’s Highest Virus Death Rate Is in Europe’s Capital
The Tax-Break Bonanza Inside the Economic Rescue Package
Warren, Levin roll out plan for coronavirus ‘containment corps’
Keep Fucking That Chicken
The Right Wing Wants You to Die: Powerful people prefer mass death to adopting the social welfare policies of a civilized nation.
“The world has loved, hated and envied the US. Now, for the first time, we pity it.”

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