Links 12/10/21

Links for you. Science:

Reduced Neutralization of SARS-CoV-2 Omicron Variant by Vaccine Sera and monoclonal antibodies
Is Omicron Ominous?
The NIH director on why Americans aren’t getting healthier, despite medical advances
SARS-CoV-2 evolved during advanced HIV disease immunosuppression has Beta-like escape of vaccine and Delta infection elicited immunity
Omicron Has Created a Whole New Booster Logic
Our First Preview of How Vaccines Will Fare Against Omicron


The Government Asked Us Not To Release Records From The CDC’s First Failed COVID Test. Here They Are. (the ‘silo-iation of CDC is a huge problem, and cost dearly in this case)
Young Democrats are right: There is no reason to date or befriend Trump voters
D.C. Drivers Face Few Repercussions for Traffic Violations
GOP senators make a powerful case against GOP control of the House
These Real Estate and Oil Tycoons Avoided Paying Taxes for Years
Yes, Send Everyone Free Covid Tests
Nicholas Kristof Wants to Be a Governor. Why Won’t He Talk to National Media?
Congress Nixes Provision Giving D.C. Mayor Control Over National Guard
D.C. Is One Step Closer To Requiring COVID-19 Vaccine For Students
City Hall Withheld COVID Neighborhood Death Data During NYC’s 2020 Pandemic Peak, Emails Show
The Pandemic of the Vaccinated Is Here: A coming winter surge and the spread of Omicron have made it clear that COVID is everyone’s problem.
Health Experts Worry CDC’s Covid Vaccination Rates Appear Inflated
Omicron’s Explosive Growth Is a Warning Sign
Birds Aren’t Real, or Are They? Inside a Gen Z Conspiracy Theory.
The Federal Government Is Embracing Telework. Can D.C.’s Economy Survive It?
What Was So Special About Greta Garbo?
This health department stops ‘all COVID-19 related work’ after Missouri AG threat (as ineffective as too many Democrats are, Republicans are actively malevolent)
NYC gives noncitizens the right to vote. Here’s what comes next.
‘I think we need to rethink entirely how we do things,’ says Dana Milbank of the Washington Post
SERE for Trumpists
D.C. Council Approves New Ward Boundaries
Anti-vaxx Republican senator wants you to gargle the coronavirus away

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1 Response to Links 12/10/21

  1. John says:

    “as ineffective as too many Democrats are, Republicans are actively malevolent” A saying: better an honest enemy than a false friend. Too many Democrats are fifth-colume players. Here’s a variant on a famous title: “Republicans who hate Democrats, and the Democrats who love them”.

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