Links for you. Science:
The prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 infection and uptake of COVID-19 antiviral treatments during the BA.2/BA.2.12.1 surge, New York City, April-May 2022
Early introduction and rise of the Omicron SARS-CoV-2 variant in highly vaccinated university populations
Relative Virulence of SARS-CoV-2 Among Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Individuals Hospitalized with SARS-CoV-2
Multistate Outbreak of Infection with SARS-CoV-2 Omicron Variant after Event in Chicago, Illinois, USA, 2021
Serum Neutralization of SARS-CoV-2 Omicron BA.1 and BA.2 after BNT162b2 Booster Vaccination
Introduction and Rapid Spread of SARS-CoV-2 Omicron Variant and Dynamics of BA.1 and BA.1.1 Sublineages, Finland, December 2021
How the AR-15 conquered America, as revealed by an industry insider
The rolling maul of Long Covid
Donald Trump has nothing left but spite
The Main Mental Health Issue in This Country Is in the Republican Party. Now Republicans swear they’re going to address mental health. How dumb do they think the American people are?
Garland’s mushy speech to Harvard grads does not inspire confidence
Would We Do Better? Hubris and Validation in Ukraine
How Influencers Hype Crypto, Without Disclosing Their Financial Ties
Biden sees exodus of Black staffers and some frustration among those who remain
Graduate students locked down? PhD students’ satisfaction with supervision during the first and second COVID-19 lockdown in Belgium
‘The Killings Didn’t Stop.’ In Mali, a Massacre With a Russian Footprint. Civilian deaths have spiked in Mali since Russian mercenaries of the Wagner Group began operating alongside the military. In late March, hundreds were executed in the village of Moura.
As Long As There Have Been Guns in America, There Have Been Attempts to Regulate Them
Is It Any Wonder The Monkey’s Confused
CPAC is boosting the antisemitic Hungarian right. Who’s paying them to do it?
What Happened To All The Telephone Operators
Doug Mastriano’s Largest Donor Is Shake Shack’s Bread Maker
Of Course They Knew
Choosing Guns Over Children
Our gun laws were built on fantasy and terror
The Real Reason America Doesn’t Have Gun Control. The basic rules of American democracy provide a veto over national policy to a minority of the states.
I Feel Safest in My Hospital. The U.S. may feel ready to move on from the pandemic, but I’m not.
The folly of “off-ramps”
The 2024 Presidential Election Is on the Ballot This Year: If Republicans seize control of swing-state election administration in the midterms, they will steal the presidency.