Monthly Archives: January 2021

The State of COVID-19 in D.C.: How Do We Make It Better?

It’s not noticeably worse this week, but it’s not getting any better either–and right now, things are awful. The entire city and all wards, including the ‘low prevalence bastions’ of Ward 2 and 3, are now well above the German … Continue reading

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Links 1/17/21

Links for you. Science: Disappointing Chinese Vaccine Results Pose Setback for Developing World Johnson & Johnson Expects Vaccine Results Soon but Lags in Production Coronavirus shutdowns have quashed nearly all other common viruses. But scientists say a rebound is coming. … Continue reading

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Water This Tree

Observed at the corner of New Hampshire Ave. and 21st NW, West End, D.C.:

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Links 1/16/21

Links for you. Science: Japan has found a new Covid variant. Here’s how it compares to virus strains in the UK, South Africa The Future of the Coronavirus? An Annoying Childhood Infection (maybe) People with type 1 diabetes have a … Continue reading

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In Case You Missed It…

…a week of Mad Biologist links: Endorse The State of COVID-19 in D.C.: It Has Become Worse. What Comes Next? This Isn’t Activism, but Terrorism Calls for Unity: Not a Minor Threat Remember, Remember the Spike of November Nosocomial COVID

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Links 1/15/21

Links for you. Science: S.F. Millennial was fit and healthy before COVID-19. He’s a disabled ‘long-hauler’ now Pikas Are Adapting to Climate Change Remarkably Well, Contrary to Many Predictions I’ve received several DMs from friends asking what do to about … Continue reading

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Nosocomial COVID

Because we need one more fucking thing to worry about–and, yes, that is the worst band name EVAR. Back in the halcyon days of late 2019, one constant infectious disease problem was nosomocial infection–that is, hospital acquired infections, which can … Continue reading

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Links 1/14/21

Links for you. Science: For mRNA vaccines, we should stick to the schedule We lost to SARS-CoV-2 in 2020. We can defeat B-117 in 2021 Releasing more vaccines for first doses could create more problems than it solves A Question … Continue reading

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Remember, Remember the Spike of November

Akshually, late October, but why pass on a gratuitous Guy Fawkes reference? Anyway, one thing I’ve seen in many articles is the claim that Thanksgiving travel led to a massive surge in COVID-19 cases. The new case data, however, don’t … Continue reading

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Links 1/13/21

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