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    When and how should we open schools?

    The link didn't work for me. Is it an editorial or is it an op-ed piece?
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    I continue to be intrigued by the fact Africa has largely been spared. Here's an article that speculates about possible reasons. "Africa has not witnessed an exponential spread of *********-19 as many initially feared," said Dr Matshidiso Moeti, the WHO's Regional Director for Africa. "The...
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    Parson has repeatedly urged residents to wear masks and maintain social distancing, but he has been an outspoken opponent of mask mandates, often appearing at functions without one. In July, speaking without a mask at a Missouri Cattlemen’s Association steak fry in Sedalia, he reiterated his...
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    Remember Dr. Birx? She is not a happy camper. (CNN) Once a fixture at the administration's ******** briefings, Dr. Deborah Birx has confided to aides and friends that she has become so unhappy with what she sees as her diminished role as coordinator of the White House ******** task force...
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    Utah is an interesting case. Its image, at least, is of a prosperous homogeneous population that is basically healthy, doesn't drink or smoke, and is very good at following rules. Has anyone here looked deeper into it? Is it a case of nursing home spread? Or are there pockets of non-LDS people...
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    Think of it as Where The Boys Aren't. Michigan joins other Big Ten universities that have canceled spring break next semester, including University of Wisconsin, Madison; Purdue University; Ohio State University and University of Iowa. Other schools that have taken a similar course include the...
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    The CDC, a gem of an organization, is changing its mind (if it had a mind left) about airborne transmission. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday sowed confusion over its stance on the airborne transmission of the ********, by publishing — and then removing —...
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    I admit this is the kind of academic article I would never read word for word but I am enchanted by the fact that I am morbidly curious and that this is somehow good for me these days. ********* practice: Horror fans and morbidly curious individuals are more psychologically resilient during the...
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    2020 Grand Prix series thread

    Tell them to wait up- I'll be joining them in a minute.
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    Wishing everybody a slightly less awful and ideally healthier new year

    The year 5781 starts at sundown and frankly, it couldn't come at a better time. I wish everyone here peace and prosperity and good health and everything you wish for, unless you wish for things I don't approve of, in which case I still wish you peace and prosperity and good health and you'll...
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    The once great CDC has changed its testing guidance and now says people exposed to CV19 should be tested even if they don't have symptoms. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday reversed controversial ******** testing guidance that said people who were exposed to an...
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    This article gives a good overview of how scientific opinion has changed about the transmission of CV19 and what are the best ways of avoiding catching it (wash your hands, wear a mask, don't get sneezed on indoors). At the beginning of the ********* in March, Jeffrey VanWingen, MD, a Michigan...
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    Sports Reports

    10 fans at the Kansas City Chiefs game are told to quarantine. A person who watched the game from the group’s box tested positive for the ******** the day after the game, the health department said. The health department’s disease investigation team was activated and tracked down those who...
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    My schedule for disaster goes as follows: Halloween parties Thanksgiving with Grandma and Grandpa My Santa doesn't wear a mask Christmas is Christmas Drunken New Year's Eve parties 2021 gets off to a real bad start Throw in a bitterly contested election and college students going home for...
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    I noticed that also and assumed it was a reevaluation of previous death certificates.
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