Links 5/28/20

Links for you. Science:

CDC: Coronavirus mainly spreads through person-to-person contact and ‘does not spread easily’ on contaminated surfaces
Estimating the Global Infection Fatality Rate of COVID-19
Some Zoos, and Some of Their Animals, May Not Survive the Pandemic (or their research programs)
Stochasticity and heterogeneity in the transmissiondynamics of SARS-CoV-2 (pdf; good way to think about the problem)
Different Approaches to a Coronavirus Vaccine


How Andrew Cuomo Screwed Democrats for Almost a Decade: Getting to Know the #Resistance Superstar of the Moment (must-read; significant reason why Democrats can’t have nice things)
Coronagrifting: A Design Phenomenon
As Washington D.C. Weighs Reopening, African Americans in the Nation’s Capital Brace for the Worst (great reporting)
What About the Rotten Culture of the Rich?
A Notorious DC Prison Is Now a Classy Suburban Development. Here’s What It Looks Like.
DC Likely Won’t Have Fourth of July Parades: President Trump still plans a “Salute to America” on the National Mall
COVID-19 and 9/11
Shaun King Keeps Raising Money, and Questions About Where It Goes
The Social Media Bigotry Pandemic Boils Over to TikTok
The Best And The Brightest
White supremacists are thriving on Facebook, despite its promises to crack down
Trump’s war on reality just got a lot more dangerous
The revenge of mask-wearing Americans
Post-coronavirus pandemic, methadone should be just as easy to get
Larry Kramer, writer who sounded alarm on AIDS, dies at 84
American Politics Is Now Democrats Versus Authoritarians: When one party respects the rule of law but the other doesn’t, political discourse can’t be normal.
A Message to the Class of 2020: Please Destroy the World
Fired DOH official to speak out, reveals new details of alleged COVID-19 data ‘manipulation’ attempt
A North Carolina Salon Reopened, But Poultry Workers Aren’t Welcome Yet Due To COVID-19
One in five English people believe COVID is a Jewish conspiracy – survey
The Vanishing Jews of Antiquity

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