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1/ Frequently clean hands by using alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water.

2/ When coughing and sneezing cover mouth and nose with flexed elbow or tissue - throw issue away immediately and wash hands.

3/ Avoid close contact with anyone that has fever and cough.

#TestAndTrace Smith 🐇+ Your Authors @Noahpinion Bloomberg Opinion writer. Writes about economics, tweets about rabbits. Doesn't actually look like William Butler Yeats. May. 21, 2020 1 min read + Your Authors

1/Listen up you crazy kids. It's time for:

Coronavirus Tweets From the Experts, 5/20/2020 

2/One reason the U.S. pandemic response was so terrible this time is that we waited too long to act. That, in turn, stemmed from failure of federal leadership.

3/Another encouraging vaccine study in monkeys

4/Climate probably isn't as important for halting this virus as some folks think.

5/Collider bias in coronavirus research

(it's a type of selection bias)

6/A plan for opening safely.

(IMO this seems like the best such plan.)

7/Stopping mass gatherings is important for stopping coronavirus!

8/Mask-wearing has bipartisan support!!


10/The daily Slavitt thread. Always worth a read.

11/Ioannidis appears to have Beclowned himself in epic fashion.

12/JP Morgan put out a suspicious piece claiming that reopening reduces infection rates, and experts are jumping all over it.

13/Fear of vaccines, exacerbated by Trump's "warp speed" push for early release, could be a barrier to adoption of said vaccines.

14/An explainer on types of coronavirus vaccines.

15/ is a great website, with guidelines for reopening endorsed by experts. Check it out!

16/Australia crushed coronavirus.

The U.S. did not.

Don't you wish we had competent leadership?

17/Texas and some other states are including antibody tests in their testing numbers, making their testing capacity look larger than it really is. Big data problem here.

18/"Who could have known?" ain't gonna cut it this time, sorry

19/How to speed up drug and vaccine development safely

20/How to minimize infection risk when you go to the gym

21/A podcast about coronavirus evolution, and whether it could re-emerge:


23/Ed Yong posts are always good

24/Not as cute as my stuffed coronavirus stress ball

25/Upticks in Florida? Rut-roh

26/Some good news about vaccines

27/7% of people in Stockholm have been infected.

28/Is Florida falsifying its coronavirus numbers?

29/Contact tracing is super important!!


30/The Google/Apple decentralized contact tracing API.

31/Testing really is increasing, thanks in part to efforts like this.

32/And that's all for tonight folks! Stay safe! Don't inject bleach! 


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