Monthly Archives: June 2020

Links 6/30/20

Links for you. Science: White House ordered NIH to cancel coronavirus research funding, Fauci says. The research was the target of a conspiracy theory about the origin of the new coronavirus. Microwave-Generated Steam Decontamination of N95 Respirators Utilizing Universally Accessible … Continue reading

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D.C.’s COVID-19 Plateau and the New Normal

For those who follow me on the Twitterz, you’ll know that I have a thread with daily update of D.C.’s COVID-19 related stats, often followed by a quote tweet making an ‘editorial comment’ (though editorial comment is probably too high-falutin’ … Continue reading

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Links 6/29/20

Links for you. Science: How the Virus Won: Invisible outbreaks sprang up everywhere. The United States ignored the warning signs. We analyzed travel patterns, hidden infections and genetic data to show how the epidemic spun out of control. What To … Continue reading

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If We Had an Effective Federal Response to COVID-19…

…then what Democratic New York Governor Andrew Cuomo did would be grounds for resignation (boldface mine): Gilmore said they told her that a resident in the home had recently gone to the hospital, where she tested positive for COVID-19. The … Continue reading

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Links 6/28/20

Links for you. Science: Age-dependent effects in the transmission and control of COVID-19 epidemics The Black Lives Matter Protests Have Taught Us More About The Coronavirus No, more testing doesn’t explain the rise of covid-19 cases in the U.S. Amid … Continue reading

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COVID Running

Observed on Church Street NW, between 14th and 15th, Logan Circle, D.C.:

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Links 6/27/20

Links for you. Science: Can Coronavirus Contact Tracing Survive Reopening? Fairness in NIH grant review panels, in two Twitter polls Not Just An Acute Infection: The Prolonged Onslaught Of Coronavirus A Deeper Dive: Implications of Identifying More of the Carbapenem-Resistant … Continue reading

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In Case You Missed It…

…a week of Mad Biologist links: On Capital? D.C. Is Entering Phase 2 Today, and D.C. Should ;Wait Joshua Chamberlain Just Rolled Over in His Grave How South Korea’s Response to a Surge Demonstrates American Acquiescence Sometimes in Politics, Timing … Continue reading

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Links 6/26/20

Links for you. Science: We’re about to enter the era of the coronavirus super-spreader: Preliminary evidence suggests that 20 per cent of people are responsible for 80 per cent of Covid-19 transmission, putting to focus on events where transmission is … Continue reading

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School ‘Reopening’ Won’t Solve the Schools-As-Daycare Problem

If Fairfax County and Arlington County in Virginia are any indication, I think many parents are going to be in for a rude awakening when school ‘resumes’ in September. I put resume in scare quotes because having classes two days … Continue reading

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