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Links 1/23/22

Links for you. Science: Halting Progress and Happy Accidents: How mRNA Vaccines Were Made Mild respiratory SARS-CoV-2 infection can cause multi-lineage cellular dysregulation and myelin loss in the brain The Kunga Was a Status Symbol Long Before the Thoroughbred An … Continue reading

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Links 1/22/22

Links for you. Science: We don’t know why, but being in space causes us to destroy our blood Spoiling the Last Frontier How the Tonga volcano generated a shock wave around the world Is Omicron Reinfection Possible? Here’s What Experts … Continue reading

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Links 1/21/22

Links for you. Science: SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern and variants under investigation in England: Technical briefing 34 Unvaccinated pregnant women more likely to experience severe covid symptoms and newborn deaths, study says (paper here) Koalas are getting harder to find. … Continue reading

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Links 1/20/22

Links for you. Science: Microbial defenses against mobile genetic elements and viruses: Who defends whom from what? The Worst of the Omicron Wave Could Still Be Coming Israel Still Not Sure Omicron Causes Milder Illness, Despite Research. Which variant do … Continue reading

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Links 1/19/22

Links for you. Science: Strong new evidence suggests a virus triggers multiple sclerosis (paper here) The Impact of Real-Time Whole-Genome Sequencing in Controlling Healthcare-Associated SARS-CoV-2 Outbreaks COVID vaccines safely protect pregnant people: the data are in Debunking the idea viruses … Continue reading

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Links 1/17/22

Links for you. Science: A Naturalist Stumbled on an Ichthyosaur Skeleton, the Largest in U.K. History Can You Get the Flu and Covid at the Same Time? Yes, you can get “flurona.” But it’s probably not as bad as it … Continue reading

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Links 1/16/22

Links for you. Science: High Infection Secondary Attack Rates of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 in Dutch Households Revealed by Dense Sampling (though minimal Delta, pre-Omicron) Of Terms in Biology: The Polony Method Spotted: A snowy owl at D.C.’s … Continue reading

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Links 1/15/22

Links for you. Science: Effective Health Risk Communication About Pandemic Influenza for Vulnerable Populations (from 2009; sadly ignored) Chasing the ‘Ghost Bird’ of Australia’s Outback The Data Are Pointing to One Major Driver of America’s Murder Spike: A massive increase … Continue reading

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Links 1/14/22

Links for you. Science: Active epidemiological investigation on SARS-CoV-2 infection caused by Omicron variant (Pango lineage B.1.1.529) in Japan: preliminary report on infectious period (looks like seven days without testing would be safer) Ecology, more than antibiotics consumption, is the … Continue reading

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Links 1/13/22

Links for you. Science: Direct Comparison of SARS Co-V-2 Nasal RT- PCR and Rapid Antigen Test (BinaxNOWTM) at a Community Testing Site During an Omicron Surge Long COVID could become Finland’s largest chronic disease, warns minister Italy Covid: Bullet forces … Continue reading

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