Links 5/4/20

Links for you. Science:

The Real Reason to Wear a Mask (important, accessible to non-specialists)
Deadly virus turns honey bees into Trojan horses
Antibody tests support what’s been obvious: Covid-19 is much more lethal than the flu
‘Second-week crash’ is time of peril for some covid-19 patients
A ‘Swiss cheese’ approach can give us a second chance to contain Covid-19 (only if we decide to contain it though)


Most States Don’t Meet Coronavirus Testing Threshold
The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic could have been prevented (policy matters)
Boom-and-bust federal funding after 9/11 undercut hospitals’ preparedness for pandemics
Making your own mask? Researchers say some fabrics can filter nearly as well as an N95
Major counseling group says it’s time to reconsider standardized testing in college admissions
It’s not a sin to go outside — even during a pandemic
Mitch McConnell’s Kentucky has been getting federal bailout money for years. That’s the reality.
There’s only one way the fight against coronavirus resembles the real wars I’ve witnessed
How Long Will a Vaccine Really Take?
Four More “Exhausting” Years? Trump Reporters Mull Covering a Second Term (narcissists are exhausting)
Here’s How We Can Deal With COVID-19 In Nursing Homes Right Away
Sinking feeling. I clung to the middle class as I aged. The pandemic pulled me under.
The Coronavirus Reveals Everything That’s Wrong With Work In America
34 days of pandemic: Inside Trump’s
Where Are the Photos of People Dying of Covid?
They share a bunk bed in a homeless shelter. When the pandemic ends, they will move into neighboring apartments.
Leave the rest of us out of your zombie apocalypse fantasies
The discovery of germs changed American life, especially parenting. Will covid-19 do the same?
Trump can’t blame China for his own coronavirus failures

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