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Observed at the corner of 13th and Q Streets NW, Logan Circle, D.C.:

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Links 6/19/21

Links for you. Science: An Analysis of Private Healthcare Claims: A Detailed Study of Patients with Long-Haul COVID As coronavirus recedes, colds and common viruses are back — especially among children Coronavirus vaccinations for young children should be an urgent … Continue reading

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In Case You Missed It…

…a week of Mad Biologist links: First Museum in Sixteen Months Kids, Delta, and Household COVID-19 Transmission Vaccines, ‘Passports’, and Lying The State of COVID-19 in D.C.: Getting Better 21st Century Servants The Critical Race Theory Moral Panic and the … Continue reading

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Links 6/18/21

Links for you. Science: COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage Among Pregnant Women During Pregnancy — Eight Integrated Health Care Organizations, United States, December 14, 2020–May 8, 2021 Scientists Report Earliest Known Coronavirus Infections in Five U.S. States (paper here; not entirely convinced) … Continue reading

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The Critical Race Theory Moral Panic and the Southern Baptist Convention

There are two very odd things about the recent hyping of ‘critical race theory.’ First, I think a lot of people–even White ones!–wouldn’t disagree with the premise that the legal system has built in structural biases against Black people. Of … Continue reading

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Links 6/17/21

Links for you. Science: Does vaccinating adults stop kids from spreading COVID too? Scientist Opens Up About His Early Email to Fauci on Virus Origins. In early 2020, Kristian Andersen wrote to Anthony Fauci about the possibility of an engineered … Continue reading

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21st Century Servants

Recently, Kevin Roose described how the disappearing venture capital subsidies for various companies has forced them to raise their prices (boldface mine): Profits are good for investors, of course. And while it’s painful to pay subsidy-free prices for our extravagances, … Continue reading

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Links 6/16/21

Links for you. Science: Why is India failing to use its genome sequencing capacity for Covid-19? Coronavirus infections dropping where people are vaccinated, rising where they are not, Post analysis finds Novavax’s coronavirus vaccine is 90 percent effective, study finds … Continue reading

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The State of COVID-19 in D.C.: Getting Better

Mostly. Before we get to the data, it’s worth noting that D.C. isn’t really reporting daily test data by ward, so we lack context for the prevalence data (e.g., if a ward had 9 positives in a week, how many … Continue reading

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Links 6/15/21

Links for you. Science: SARS Wars: the Fomites Strike Back (good article, but very misleading title) WHO reveals new global antibiotic resistance data, more concerns Embrace the WHO’s new naming system for coronavirus variants In China’s latest outbreak, doctors say … Continue reading

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