Tagged: Coronavirus

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Thursday Throughput: Missing COVID Deaths Edition

The initial wave of infections was massive, much worse that it looks if you only use confirmed detections. But the resurgence is bad and getting worse. This is not just testing; this is an actual resurgence of the virus.

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Covid Nostalgia

Remember the good old days when the shutdowns were just beginning!

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Thursday Throughput: Caldera Edition

We’re still learning about the caldera and its past. But perhaps this is one cataclysm a little less likely to hit in 2020.

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Coronaroundup: Nick Saban Edition

Three cheers for Nick Saban. Football coaches are cultural leaders of a sort. One is about to become a senator in Alabama, even. What they do matters.

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Linky Friday: Unassailable Facts, and Other Fabrications

Linky Friday, Ordinary Times’ end of the week tradition brings you items to read, share, and discuss from around the web, from culture, to politics, to that Joe Biden interview everyone will be talking about.

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College and Covid

My undergrad alma mater sent out an e-mail blast announcing their plan to reopen in the fall with “mostly” in person classes.

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Why Was The 1918 Flu Pandemic Forgotten?

The current COVID-19 pandemic is, in many ways, unprecedented. Joshua Keating at Slate argued that it is the first truly global event, affecting practically the entire world’s population at the same time and in similar ways. Commentators and...

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Coronavirus: Now Cometh The Lawsuits

It was inevitable. No, not Thanos, the lawsuits over Coronavirus shutdowns. And the litigators are coming for big name, and high cost, universities first: