Links 10/4/21

Links for you. Science:

Same-day SARS-CoV-2 antigen test screening in an indoor mass-gathering live music event: a randomised controlled trial
Closest known relatives of virus behind COVID-19 found in Laos
Maryland Zoo is one of 70 U.S. facilities vaccinating wild animals against the coronavirus
Household COVID-19 risk and in-person schooling
Climate change lets mosquitoes flourish — and feast — in Los Angeles
‘Health equity tourists’: How white scholars are colonizing research on health disparities

Other:

Kyrsten Sinema’s Grapes of Wealth: The Arizona senator’s wine-soaked politics offer a bold and colorful bouquet of disparate notes, with a hint of corruption.
CNN’s Brian Stelter highlights failure of news broadcasts to cover the Trump coup memo
The real reason this pandemic is the deadliest to ever hit the US
Trump is going back to Georgia. Did he break the law there?
The Legislation Joe Manchin Is Holding Up Would Help His State — A Lot
Keystroke tracking, screenshots, and facial recognition: The boss may be watching long after the pandemic ends
Use It Or We All Lose It
A vaccine mandate fractures a state fair, leaving children as ‘pawns’
Greener pastures: Marijuana jobs are becoming a refuge for retail and restaurant workers
‘I need help’: Michigan county health director pleads for help after almost being run off the road
This was the worst slaughter of Native Americans in U.S. history. Few remember it.
The NBA’s Anti-Vaxxers Are Trying to Push Around the League—And It’s Working
Companies are hoarding personal data about you. Here’s how to get them to delete it.
When public health becomes the public enemy: Far-right extremists are robbing the West of the officials who protect community health.
An elections supervisor embraced conspiracy theories. Officials say she has become an insider threat.
These four words are helping spread vaccine misinformation
Suffolk Sheriff Tompkins proposes to convert empty detention center into temporary housing for people living in tents by Mass. and Cass
D.C. tests whether paying for more housing can tackle the growing homelessness crisis
Beer bottles and cans hidden behind the drywall? I’ll drink to that.
Casa Ruby Is Fighting For Its Survival After The Loss Of A D.C. Government Grant (Bowser, like too many state and local Democratic executives, doesn’t take governing seriously)
Ah, Well, Nevertheless
A School Librarian Is A ‘Jack Of All Trades.’ Now Every DCPS Student Has Access To One
Tim Scott Turns Against His Own Police-Reform Plan: Tying federal grants to reform used to be his idea; now he calls it “defunding the police.”

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2 Responses to Links 10/4/21

  1. mccamj0409 says:

    Andrew Wiggins, of the GS Warriors, has been vaccinated. It would have cost him $15 million if he hadn’t vaccinated.

  2. “do your own research” …. most people haven’t been trained to do any kind of research whatsoever. They don’t even know how to use a library. They don’t even know how to properly use an internet search engine. They think “research” is googling something & waiting for what comes up on their screen.

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