Links 1/26/22

Links for you. Science:

Walensky faces CDC burnout as pandemic enters third year
This is a dangerous time in the pandemic for people like me. Don’t forget us.
Animals Infecting Humans Is Scary. It’s Worse When We Infect Them Back.
Negative descriptors are more likely to appear in health records of Black patients, study finds
Newly Renamed Prokaryote Phyla Cause Uproar. The International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes recently pulled the rank of phylum into its code of official nomenclature. Experts say the move will help standardize science in the long run but potentially disrupt research now.
Global burden of bacterial antimicrobial resistance in 2019: a systematic analysis


Biden is losing the vaccinated majority. The president is neither coercing vaccine refusers to do the right thing nor channeling the anger of the vaccinated (excellent)
Life, death and ‘hugs and prayers’: A story of covid in rural Michigan
The public library is the latest place to pick up a coronavirus test. Librarians are overwhelmed.
D.C. Opens COVID Centers To Expand Vaccine, Testing Availability
Biden Misread the Supreme Court’s Ruling Against the OSHA Vaccine Rule
What it’s like to make $100k+ walking dogs
The curious case of the clerk and the racist texts
Reconstruction-Era Law Could Keep Trump Off Presidential Ballot In 6 Southern States
COVID at Work: Employers Are Telling Workers Not to Take Tests
Police in this tiny Alabama town suck drivers into legal ‘black hole’
Fascist? Authoritarian? Sorta Russian? Whatever you call it, the Republicans don’t want legitimate authority, only power
Chris Sununu explains going from ‘pretty close’ to ‘no’ on New Hampshire Senate bid
In catering to selfish parents, Youngkin is failing Virginia’s kids
No wonder Trump came to covid-ridden Arizona
Why Joe Biden Gave Up on Covid. The president ran on ending the pandemic. What happened?
CDC has backlog of applications from manufacturers of N95 masks. Without CDC approval, makers of N95s cannot advertise on social media sites
Manchin and Sinema decide that protecting voting rights not as important as upholding totally indefensible Senate rule that’s doomed anyway
But I’m A Moderate White Man
These New Details About the ‘Peaceful Tourists’ Who Visited the Capitol Are Incredibly Dark
Broken Government
Abject sycophant Jim Jordan can’t lie his way out of Jan. 6 role
If Not That, Then This

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