Accidental Deliberations: Wednesday Afternoon Links

Miscellaneous material for your mid-week reading. – Aekkachai Tuekprakhon et al. study how the Omicron COVID-19 subvariants are evading both previous immunity and existing treatments. And Zak Vescera reports on Dr. Saqib Shahab’s recognition that misinformation and apathy are key factors keeping Saskatchewan’s vaccination rates low – though both government policy and

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Accidental Deliberations: Monday Afternoon Links

Assorted content to start your week. – The Associated Press reports on Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus’s warning that the COVID-19 pandemic is far from over. Mary Papenfuss discusses how people living in Trump-supporting counties (with lower vaccination rates driven by COVID denialism) have thus far been twice as likely to die

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Accidental Deliberations: Thursday Morning Links

This and that for your Thursday reading. – Pam Belluck reports on a new study showing that people who weren’t initially hospitalized for COVID make up over three-quarters of the U.S.’ long COVID cases, while Andrew Romano discusses the likelihood that people will face constant infection absent better vaccine protection

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Accidental Deliberations: On historical echoes

Ontario’s ongoing provincial election is presenting some interesting echoes from previous campaigns – particularly the 2015 federal election which similarly involved a seemingly vulnerable Conservative majority, an NDP official opposition and a Lib attempt to jump back into default-government status.  At the outset, I’ll reiterate my longtime view that contrary

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