Links for you. Science:
Effectiveness of public health measures in reducing the incidence of covid-19, SARS-CoV-2 transmission, and covid-19 mortality: systematic review and meta-analysis
You Should Get a Booster Now: America’s booster rules are far more confusing than necessary.
The impact of non-antimicrobial drug agents on the acquisition of ESBL-producing Enterobacterales in non-critical care wards in a German university hospital: an exploratory, matched case–control study
Multistate Outbreak of SARS-CoV-2 Infections, Including Vaccine Breakthrough Infections, Associated with Large Public Gatherings, United States (the CDC report on the Provincetown, MA outbreak)
Hundreds of out-of-frame remodelled gene families in the E. coli pangenome
Understanding Drivers of Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccine Hesitancy Among Blacks
Covid cases are surging in Europe. America is in denial about what lies in store for it
And On And On
Access Journalism (political journalists are incompetent intelligence officers)
Fauci swamped by angry calls over beagle experiments after campaign that included misleading image (“Goodman defended the decision to capitalize on the anti-Fauci fervor that has been brewing for more than a year and a half”, even though the allegations were not true)
A roadrunner hitched a nearly 3,000-mile ride from Vegas to Maine. Bird experts are trying to send it back.
COVID: Austria announces lockdown and vaccine mandate
Biden expected to replace Ron Bloom, USPS board chair and key DeJoy ally, on postal board
Keep Telling Yourselves That
Inflation is manageable. Inflation panic is out of control.
Do the Republicans Have a God Problem?
Germany introduces new measures to curb the pandemic
Amazon’s Dark Secret: It Has Failed to Protect Your Data
A month of inflation does not a crisis make
CBO delivers surprisingly good news to Democrats on Build Back Better
Can traffic cameras make us safer?
Advocates Say Ranked-Choice Voting Would Improve D.C. Elections; Critics Say It’s Too Complicated
How to duck spam and data breaches with throwaway numbers, email addresses and credit cards
The Kyle Rittenhouse Verdict Is a Chance for Us to Revisit the Issue of Random People Carrying Guns in Public
A hiker stumbled across a stream that reeked of beer. The alcohol content was 1.2%, tests found.
The Restaurant World’s Tipping Point
Revelation that ex-Nazi now holds key DOJ counterterrorism highlights police infiltration threat
The Lone Wolf in the Henhouse: A Department of Justice counterterrorism expert has deep ties to white supremacist groups.
Kyle Rittenhouse Has Gotten Away With Murder—as Predicted
The Conspiracy Theories About Jewish Americans Fueling Today’s Far-Right Have Long Been A Part Of US History