Links 1/24/21

Links for you. Science:

I see experts constantly read biased evidence on child transmission at face value, despite this being inconsistent with less biased studies even from the same context.
School risk calculations scrambled by fast-spreading virus strains
A Troubling New Pattern Among the Coronavirus Variants
What the Blood Supply Shows About Covid-19’s Spread
Neutralization of SARS-CoV-2 lineage B.1.1.7 pseudovirus by BNT162b2 vaccine-elicited human sera


This piece is why journalists without vaccine reporting experience shouldn’t do hot takes. Despite good intentions, its inept & irresponsible execution make it dangerous. Claiming (falsely) that public health experts are being dishonest w public isn’t how you promote a vaccine.
Out-Of-State Money Helped GOP Keep Control of Georgia Redistricting
One Year, 400,000 Coronavirus Deaths: How the U.S. Guaranteed Its Own Failure
U.S. plan to expand access to Covid-19 vaccine likely sets up new debacles
Biden’s Covid-19 Plan Is Maddeningly Obvious
Fighting fiber was the right’s dumbest self-own
The Trump administration bailed out prominent anti-vaccine groups during a pandemic
Fox Settled a Lawsuit Over Its Lies. But It Insisted on One Unusual Condition.
Farewell Twitter
Violent pro-Trump rioters used the tactics of anti-abortion protesters at the Capitol. We should’ve seen this coming
Trump Is ‘Waking Up the Next Tim McVeigh,’ Prominent Former Neo-Nazi Says
Joggers and cyclists should wear masks if they can’t maintain a physical distance from pedestrians
The Vaccine May Be The Cure For Our Economy, But Texas May Be An Obstacle
Biden campaigned on making gig workers employees. Now he has to convince Democrats.
Why I lost it on live TV
Union Allies Call On Joe Biden To Fire Trump’s Labor Board Attorney Immediately
Capitol mob — how the press spent years glorifying Trump voters
Trump’s GOP has an ugly authoritarian core. A new poll exposes it.
Abolish the lame-duck period
Arizona GOP Chair Urged Violence at the Capitol. The Mercers Spent $1.5 Million Supporting Her.

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