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#TestAndTrace EVERYWHERE NOW 🐇 @Noahpinion Bloomberg Opinion writer. Writes about economics, tweets about rabbits. Doesn't actually look like William Butler Yeats. May. 08, 2020 2 min read

1/It's time for...Coronavirus Tweets From the Experts!

Buckle up, we're in for a wild ride!!

...or some links to websites about virology and stuff

 https://twitter.com/Noahpinion/lists/coronavirus 

2/An explainer video of how the immune system fights the virus

3/Not really virus-related, but highly relevant to my own interests

4/Important PSA

5/And here's the research to support the previous tweet

6/Hotel Isolation - like a free vacation, but for coronavirus!

7/It's not a choice between lives and the economy.

8/Doctors are stopping HCQ usage

9/Debates about strains of coronavirus

10/COVID as velociraptors.

11/Study on kids getting coronavirus

12/A thread about what reopening will require

13/Once again, the epidemic is subsiding in NYC, increasing in the rest of the country.

14/This is the kind of thing you read about in history books and think "Man, people in the past were CRAZY".

15/The folks running around texting each other "IT'S AIRBORNE! IT'S AIRBORNE!!!!" should read this thread.

16/A paper showing similar percentages of adults and kids have coronavirus antibodies:

17/Positive test rates are falling, which is good. But they need to fall a lot more.

18/We need to get tests up by at least a factor of 3.

19/Basically every expert has been RTing this thread.

Experts know that America fucked this up big-time.

20/Once again, if you want to read a lot of COVID research, check out Aaron Richterman's threads.

21/Why meatpacking plants get so much coronavirus.

22/One of our federal government's biggest failures is the failure to spend much much much more money on TESTING.

23/Another way the Trump administration has fucked this up is by silencing the CDC.

24/If we want to use phone-based contact tracing, we had better agree on one universal standard. It should be Apple/Google.

25/Right-wing media trying to take down Fauci

26/There are some cranks going around making false claims about HCQ.

This thread debunks the cranks:

27/Yes, it's possible that that D614G mutation made coronavirus more contagious. And it's even possible that could be relevant for vaccine development. But as yet, it's very unproven.

 https://blogs.sciencemag.org/pipeline/archives/2020/05/07/mutations-in-the-coronavirus-spike-protein 

28/Coronavirus case growth is increasing in 19 of the states that are reopening.

29/Oh dear.


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