Links for you. Science:
Lack of association between pandemic chilblains and SARS-CoV-2 infection
Risk of Long Covid in people infected with SARS-CoV-2 after two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine: community-based, matched cohort study (vaccination helps, but still 1-2% of vaccinated people wind up with long COVID)
The Masked Kids Are Alright. There are fears that mask-wearing in children will lead to suffocation or developmental delays, but the data we have points to an ill-founded panic
Vaccines Cut Risk of Long Covid in Half, UK Scientists Find. Vaccines also show some promise in reducing symptoms among those already experiencing long covid, a review of evidence found.
New Research Points to Wuhan Market as Pandemic Origin
Study finds high antibiotics level in the Yamuna, three other rivers
Timothy Snyder: Germany’s Historical Responsibility for Ukraine (must-read)
The Biden Administration Killed America’s Collective Pandemic Approach
Five vile things Trump did to Zelensky and Ukraine that you forgot about
The Battle of Kyiv: Russia’s forward advance in Ukraine is a journey backward in time
Opening Day Never Stood A Chance
Six crucial lessons from Omicron.
It’s safe to unmask in many places, says the CDC. These experts aren’t quite ready
The New Mayor Of This Ukrainian Town Became An Overnight Wartime Leader. Natalia Balasynovych was elected mayor of Vasylkiv as an independent progressive. Now she is helping defend her city’s critical military airport from a Russian assault.
I’m the mother of a trans son in Texas — and no, I’m not a ‘child abuser’
‘Yes, He Would’: Fiona Hill on Putin and Nukes. Putin is trying to take down the entire world order, the veteran Russia watcher said in an interview. But there are ways even ordinary Americans can fight back. (dunno, but worth considering)
Russian Labor Confederation Demands Peace in Ukraine
Virginia, Don’t Fall For This: Youngkin Is NOT Acting in Good Faith or in a Bipartisan Manner on Russia and Ukraine
Shame On Those Who Defended Trump’s “Perfect Call”
One man, more than 200 guns, and a neighborhood on edge (responsible gun owner though…)
Comparison of air filtration/ventilation at a restaurant table. Smoke machine flicked on every 15 seconds, video sped up 10x. With ventilation, smoke is continuously cleaned. Without, it builds up.
In an 8-Hour Day, the Average Worker Is Productive for This Many Hours. It may make you feel better about leaving work early today.
How fears of the ‘antifa apocalypse’ set the stage for QAnon
Is Vegas The New Destination For “Abortion Tourism”?
The Pop Star and the Film Student Now Defending Kyiv
The Impossible Suddenly Became Possible. When Russia invaded Ukraine, the West’s assumptions about the world became unsustainable.
Here Comes the Full Amazonification of Whole Foods
A straight line connects Gov. Doug Ducey to Wendy Rogers to a Holocaust-denying racist
Killer Truck, Dude. How will you feel when it actually does?