Links 1/28/22

Links for you. Science:

Returning to Sports or Exercise After Recovering From COVID-19
Can Omicron Cause Long Covid?
Will Omicron Leave Most of Us Immune? The variant is spreading widely, but won’t necessarily give us strong protection from new infections.
Omicron Is a Bigger Risk for the Young, Medical Data Shows (maybe; report here)
Outbreak.info: A standardized, searchable platform to discover and explore COVID-19 resources and data
How Critically Endangered Kākāpō Survived Centuries Of Inbreeding

Other:

Why big data didn’t deliver on its big promises to combat Covid-19
America must take steps now to avoid a slide into authoritarianism
There Will Be Another Variant. Here’s What the World Can Do Now.
Iowa, Texas Republicans hail benefits from Biden infrastructure bill they opposed (getting the mistress and the wife…)
For Jews, Going to Services Is an Act of Courage
Rand Paul wants to overrule DC’s COVID safety measures
An American Airlines flight turns back over the Atlantic because of a passenger mask dispute.
Fake paperwork is just what federal investigators need to climb atop the conspiracy to overturn the 2020 election
The media learns the wrong lesson from Joe Biden’s fight for voting rights
Here’s how conservatives have prolonged the COVID-19 pandemic (lays out the active malevolence of Republicans)
Something Has to Give in the Housing Market. Or Does It?
Rep. Henry Cuellar Gets Boost From Dark-Money Group Launched by His Close Aide. The Voter Education Foundation, linked to abortion ban advocates, sponsored ads against the conservative Democrat’s primary challenger, Jessica Cisneros.
Intel to Invest at Least $20 Billion in New Chip Factories in Ohio
Virginia Gov. Youngkin Discourages Asymptomatic COVID-19 Testing Amid Supply Challenges
White nationalist Fuentes gets subpoena from Jan. 6 committee, but he’s preparing for mockery
Boebert makes antisemitic remarks to Jewish visitors at U.S. Capitol
Where are the interviews with regular Americans terrified for our democracy?
IRS Will Soon Require Selfies for Online Access
He thought tending bar sounded like fun. Then the entire kitchen staff quit on Christmas Eve.
How Norway Popularized an Ultra-Sustainable Heating Method
How Did ID.me Get Between You and Your Identity? Military veteran Blake Hall’s cybersecurity company has become the government’s digital gatekeeper. Its unproven estimate—$400 billion in pandemic unemployment fraud—is also very good for its business.
Tennessee-based adoption agency refuses to help couple because they’re Jewish
What Democrats Need From Mitch McConnell to Make an Election Reform Deal Worth It
FAA says some planes will be ‘too susceptible’ to 5G interference to be safe

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