Monthly Archives: May 2022

Links 5/31/22

Links for you. Science: Warming temperatures are eroding our ability to sleep A Daily Aspirin Regimen May Hurt More Than Help, Experts Warn Targeting the Uneven Burden of Kidney Disease on Black Americans Laser Technology Discovers 11 Historic Hidden Settlements … Continue reading

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A Failure to Communicate: The Long COVID Edition

Over the long weekend, I misread an article about Americans’ attitudes towards the pandemic. Overwhelmingly, interviewees discussed hospitalization and death, but only one mentioned long COVID (boldface mine): Patti Kane-Wood, 78, entered the expo wearing a blue surgical mask but … Continue reading

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Links 5/30/22

Links for you. Science: Russian Academics Aim to Punish Colleagues Who Backed Ukraine Invasion You Are Going to Get COVID Again … And Again … And Again Generalizable Long COVID Subtypes: Findings from the NIH N3C and RECOVER Programs Excess … Continue reading

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Will We Learn Anything from COVID Testing: The Monkeypox Edition

Will we prepare now, so we don’t panic later? Hopefully, not (boldface mine): Testing for monkeypox in the United States remains cumbersome. Currently, if a person is suspected to have monkeypox, their physician must contact a state or local public … Continue reading

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Links 5/29/22

Links for you. Science: Long COVID after breakthrough SARS-CoV-2 infection Relationships between SARS-CoV-2 in Wastewater and COVID-19 Clinical Cases and Hospitalizations, with and without Normalization against Indicators of Human Waste Four Thai-made Covid vaccines almost ready to seek FDA approval … Continue reading

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Sign of the Times

When we have multiple gun massacres in a single week, it’s hard to keep track of what response was for a given massacre, but this one was for Buffalo (even though it’s a ‘terrorist’ act, at least according to Republican … Continue reading

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Links 5/28/22

Links for you. Science: The Wetlands Are Drowning What’s in your weed? You might be surprised COVID-19 Rebound After Paxlovid Treatment 4 answers to key questions about the monkeypox outbreak ‘They’re everywhere’: Why California’s rattlesnake population is booming Warning signs … Continue reading

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In Case You Missed It…

…a week of Mad Biologist posts: Man, Baby, Cone Homicide and Digging Holes and Then Filling Them Up Again Partisanship and the End of the Pandemic After Fifty Years of Ineptitude The Epistemic Closure of the Professional Conservative Mind Some … Continue reading

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Links 5/27/22

Links for you. Science: Chimpanzees have their own language — and scientists just learned how they put “words” together How Rapid Reinfection Has Changed the Covid Fight ‘Dawn of a new creature’: after a vicious attack, a city ponders living … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on the Current Horror

Of course, we’ll likely have a new horror in a few days: I have to admit–and I’m not proud of this–I’m suffering from ‘horror fatigue.’ Over the last two years, in the U.S., we’ve had hundreds of thousands of people … Continue reading

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