Monthly Archives: September 2021

Links 9/30/21

Links for you. Science: Johnson & Johnson says additional dose boosts Covid vaccine efficacy Longer NYC Commutes, Household Crowding Linked To Higher COVID-19 Rates Covid-19 origins: Chinese study uncovers over 140 bat coronaviruses but says none linked to pandemic Prevalence … Continue reading

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Vaccine Mandates Do Work

Here’s one example from New York (boldface mine): When New York State officials issued a sweeping coronavirus vaccine mandate for health care workers in August, they expressed confidence that it would pressure reluctant doctors, nurses and support staff to get … Continue reading

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Links 9/29/21

Links for you. Science: Winter is coming, again: What to expect from Covid-19 as the season looms Effectiveness of the Single-Dose Ad26.COV2.S COVID Vaccine Rock dust could put a drain on atmospheric carbon — will this technology work? Scientists claim … Continue reading

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The State of COVID-19 in D.C.: The Good News Is the Decline…

…the bad news is where it’s declining from. Before we get to that, no wards are below the German rollback threshold of 50 new cases per 100,000 per week–which also is the threshold the CDC suggests schools for all grades … Continue reading

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Links 9/28/21

Links for you. Science: Viral RNA and infectious influenza virus on mobile phones of influenza patients in Hong Kong and the United States Persistence of Neutralizing Antibody Response up to 1 Year After Asymptomatic or Symptomatic SARS-CoV-2 Infection SARS-CoV-2 B.1.617 … Continue reading

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Governing as Democrats, Not Ersatz Independents

A while ago, in the Before Times, some asshole with a blog had a simple request: Regardless of how the Georgia Senate runoffs play out, there’s going to be a lot of pressure on Democrats to ‘reach across the aisle’–especially … Continue reading

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Links 9/27/21

Links for you. Science: Pioneering Gene Therapy Freed Her of Sickle Cell. Is a Cure at Hand? NIH clinical trial evaluating mixed COVID-19 vaccine schedules begins Swedish research misconduct agency swamped with cases in first year Two Scientific Journals Retract … Continue reading

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Not Hypocritical, Just Horribly Wrong

Whenever abortion politics flare up, there are some on the left construed very broadly who point out hypocrisies: how can anti-abortion supporters be pro-life when they support some hideously murderous policy. Sarah Jones makes a very good point about the … Continue reading

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Links 9/26/21

Links for you. Science: Amazing photos show a family of wild boars organizing a cage breakout of 2 piglets, demonstrating high levels of intelligence and empathy The world’s tallest populace is shrinking, and scientists want to know why Viral Sequencing … Continue reading

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Georgetown, Transformed

Observed on Prospect St NW, between 36th and 37th, Georgetown, D.C.:

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