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Why Vaccines Alone Will Not End the Pandemic

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New York Times - New estimates suggest the vaccine rollout is no match for the severity of the U.S. outbreak, and stricter social distancing measures are needed to...

Opinion | Send Out the Search Party for New Covid Strains

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Wall Street Journal - Variants of the virus can be stopped if uncovered early—but that will require more genetic...

PANGO lineages

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cov-lineages.org - PANGO lineages New variant report Global Report Investigating Novel Coronavirus Haplotypes B.1.1.7 report Daily global report for lineage B.1.1.7...

Colchicine reduces the risk of COVID-19-related complications

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GlobeNewswire News Room - Positive results from COLCORONA trial show that colchicine is the only effective oral medication for treating non-hospitalized...

  • Colchicine for covid? A large (>4,000 patients) placebo-controlled, randomized trial of early, out-patient oral treatment suggests benefit, but limited data via press release tonight (need to see more) https://t.co/QfWrUc7GRc via @matthewherper

www.acpjournals.org - Asymptomatic infection seems to be a notable feature of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), but the prevalence is uncertain. This review summarizes...

Emergence of a Highly Fit SARS-CoV-2 Variant | NEJM

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New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) - Clinical Implications of Basic Research from The New England Journal of Medicine — Emergence of a Highly Fit SARS-CoV-2...

  • Link to Ralph Baric's essay https://t.co/9BlHsEPAIM If anyone thinks B.1.1.7 is not destined to become the dominant strain in the United States, they are not thinking.

What If You Never Get Better From Covid-19?

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New York Times - Some patients could be living with the aftereffects for years to come. Recent research into another persistent, mysterious disease might help us understand how...

Asymptomatic infection blunder let Covid-19 spin out of control – STAT

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STAT - Resistance to acknowledging asymptomatic infection led to ineffective testing practices that allowed Covid-19 to spin out of...

  • 6. Our oped @statnews today reviews the controversy, that asymptomatic infection occurs very frequently w/ polio and influenza (and many other viruses), the denialism, and the critical need for rapid home testing to identify the covid carriers https://t.co/SkhRz8983f

How Long It Will Take to Get Covid-19 Vaccines to Most Americans

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Wall Street Journal - Most people in the U.S. might not be inoculated until 2022, although the Biden administration’s efforts could quicken the...

Covid-19 Data Remain Mired in Inconsistencies

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Wall Street Journal - A year after the first U.S. case was reported, coronavirus testing is uneven, case counts are too low and deaths tallies are...