Links for you. Science:
Seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 Among Skilled Nursing Facility Residents and Staff Members — Los Angeles County, August–September 2020
Role of Synonymous Mutations in the Evolution of TEM β-Lactamase Genes
S-Variant SARS-CoV-2 Lineage B1.1.7 Is Associated With Significantly Higher Viral Load in Samples Tested by TaqPath Polymerase Chain Reaction
COVID-19 and excess mortality in the United States: A county-level analysis
A generation of junior faculty is at risk from the impacts of COVID-19
Mayor Muriel Bowser’s FY 2022 Budget, Explained
In wealthy Loudoun County, Virginia, parents face threats in battle over equity in schools
Support for Black Lives Matter Surged Last Year. Did It Last?
Biden team giving Republicans yet another chance to meet yet another infrastructure deadline
We’re not the good guys: Osaka shows up problems of press conferences
Oh, Leave Ellie Kemper Alone
Walls close in on Manchin, as Biden targets him for siding with Republicans
Employees Are Quitting Instead of Giving Up Working From Home
This bill would create a new tool for DC to expand its dedicated affordable housing stock
HHS devotes $4.8 billion to COVID-test the uninsured. P.S. How about insuring them?
Years ago, a syringe exchange helped end a devastating HIV outbreak. Now it might be forced to close
I’m a Pediatrician. Get Your Child Vaccinated.
America Has a Drinking Problem
The biggest question in American politics right now: Sooo … will the United States be a democracy in 2025 or what?
How children are exacerbating the vaccine divide between blue and red states
Metro considers service increases and lower fares: The proposal comes amid signals that office workers may cut back on commuting, and worry over the economic impact on lower-income riders
Anthony Fauci’s Emails Reveal The Pressure That Fell On One Man
No, Obama Wasn’t Mad About Bailing Out His Wall Street Donors
The Fake History of the Filibuster Won’t Die: Senators keep repeating a made-up origin story.
Why a Failing New Jersey Deli Is Valued at $100 Million: A Theory
Israel Has a New Government