Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: coronavirus

32 bookmarks tagged “coronavirus

Covid-19: The global crisis — in data

ig.ft.com/coronavirus-global-data/
Charts and maps show paradoxes of a pandemic that has claimed a million lives

Is It Okay to Go to the Beach? - The Atlantic

theatlantic.com/health/archive/2020/07/it-okay-go-beach/613849/
People complain that going to the shore is a careless act during a pandemic, but the science so far suggests otherwise.

The Risks - Know Them - Avoid Them

erinbromage.wixsite.com/covid19/post/the-risks-know-them-avoid-them
It seems many people are breathing some relief, and I’m not sure why. An epidemic curve has a relatively predictable upslope and once the peak is reached, the back slope is also predictable.

Hoping Llamas Will Become Coronavirus Heroes - The New York Times

nytimes.com/2020/05/06/science/llama-coronavirus-antibodies.html
Antibodies from Winter, a 4-year-old llama with great eyelashes, have neutralized coronavirus and other infections in lab experiments.

The Viral ‘Study’ About Runners Spreading Coronavirus Is Not Actually a Study - VICE

vice.com/en_us/article/v74az9/the-viral-study-about-runners-spreading-coronavirus-is-not-actually-a-study
Belgian researchers chose to bypass all standard science publishing protocols to publish research that has been overhyped and isn't well understood.

Google and Apple launching coronavirus contact-tracing system for iOS and Android - The Verge

theverge.com/2020/4/10/21216484/google-apple-coronavirus-contract-tracing-bluetooth-location-tracking-data-app
Google and Apple are introducing an API to allow Bluetooth LE-based coronavirus exposure contact tracing through official public health authority apps and later as a lower-level feature of iOS and Android. The system could help warn users if they were around someone diagnosed with COVID-19.