Monthly Archives: February 2022

Links 2/28/22

Links for you. Science: Early emergence phase of SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant in Florida Great Expectations of COVID-19 Herd Immunity The Role of Antibiotic Resistance Genes in the Fitness Cost of Multiresistance Plasmids Effectiveness of mRNA-1273 against SARS-CoV-2 Omicron and Delta … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on the CDC’s New COVID Indicators

Uncharitable ones. Last Friday, as the invasion of Ukraine kicked into high gear, the CDC released new COVID guidelines, “Indicators for Monitoring COVID-19 Community Levels and COVID-19 andImplementing COVID-19 Prevention Strategies.” I suppose the tl;dr version is that the CDC … Continue reading

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Links 2/27/22

Links for you. Science: Five months post-covid, Nicole Murphy’s heart rate is still doing strange things. The prevalence of such symptoms has experts projecting a ‘tidal wave’ of cardiovascular cases related directly and indirectly to the coronavirus Analysis of “Stand … Continue reading

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Observed at the corner of 14th Street and Rhode Island Ave. NW, Logan Circle, D.C.:

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Links 2/26/22

Links for you. Science: How Long Covid Exhausts the Body SARS-CoV-2 Omicron triggers cross-reactive neutralization and Fc effector functions in previously vaccinated, but not unvaccinated individuals COVID-19 patients face higher risk of brain fog and depression, even 1 year after … Continue reading

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In Case You Missed It…

…a week of Mad Biologist links: Little Door Where the Conservative Movement Is Right Now: The Pool Edition Finally, the Crime Report We Need: The ‘Natural History’ of Homicide The State of COVID-19 in D.C.: The Data Have Gone to … Continue reading

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Links 2/25/22

Links for you. Science: The Nearly Extinct Polio Virus Just Resurfaced in Africa. A recently discovered case in Malawi is the first seen on the continent in over five years, though it appears to have been imported. The Legend of … Continue reading

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The Frontrunner for the Dumbest Commentary on Ukraine

We give you U.S. Republican Senator Tommy Tuberville (boldface mine): Tuberville discussed the escalating tensions between Russia and Ukraine. He claims that a large part of Vladimir Putin’s desire for further annexation of Ukrainian land is due to the amount … Continue reading

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Links 2/24/22

Links for you. Science: Pandemics disable people — the history lesson that policymakers ignore. Influenza, polio and more have shown that infections can change lives even decades later. Why the complacency over possible long-term effects of COVID-19? (because they are … Continue reading

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A Glass Half-Empty on Attitudes on MMR Vaccination

A few days ago, YouGov released some polling data about people’s attitudes towards child vaccination requirements, asking specifically about ‘measles, mumps, and rubella’ (MMR), ‘infectious diseases’, and ‘COVID-19’. Here’s what they found:

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