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 variants
‘The Birds Outsmarted Us’: Magpies Help Each Other Remove Scientists’ Tracking Devices. The unexpected observation suggests magpies may engage in altruistic behaviors, a trait not often seen in birds.
The mystery of Mexico’s vanishing stream oaks

Other:

How an obscure far-right website with 3 employees dominates Facebook in 2022
D.C. traffic deaths at 14-year high with low-income areas hardest hit
Note to Reporters: Americans Are Better Off Even After Inflation
Kenya calls out Russia’s aggression — and denounces imperialism everywhere
“Cancel it. Every penny”: Poll shows 83% of Democrats want Biden to nix student debt (yes, it’s popular)
Town Talker: Where’s the D.C. mayoral challenge?
DC Tipped Wage Initiative Likely to Go on Ballot — Again
Rick Scott thrusts the GOP back into Romney-‘47 percent’ territory
Big majorities reject book bans – CBS News poll
Opportunities
I tried to promise to family and friends to stop attacking ‘some developed countries’, but can not help to say that the USA is really screwing the pandemic response and cause unnecessary panic in the world.
Fox is murdering hundreds of thousands of Americans by telling lies for political advantage
Cower
‘Benton Harbor Is Not Flint’—It’s Worse
Greg Abbott ordered electricity prices to remain at maximum after ice storm, then lied about it
When Did It Stop Mattering That Ukraine Doesn’t Want to Be Part of Russia?
Neil Cavuto almost died of Covid — Fox still won’t stop killing viewers
This $15,000 Air Filter Promises to “Kill” COVID. Is It Worth the Price? Taxpayers have spent millions for purifiers promoted by former governor Rick Perry. Could they have gotten the same benefits for far less money?
One in three young people say they felt happier during lockdown
Mills vetoes slate of progressive bills, including measure to close Long Creek
Trans Genocide
Greetings from a Finnish leftist! The international situation has apparently left many people in the English-speaking countries confused.
The Banality Of Abuse In Women’s Sports
Remote Learning Accidentally Introduced a New Danger for LGBTQ Students
Russians Now See a New Side to Putin: Dragging Them Into War

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