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Apr 06

Masks & PPE
Apoorva Mandavilli @apoorva_nyc - Wed Apr 07
Fascinating maps showing how B.1.1.7's rise was masked by the drop in overall cases. And hospitalizations are now rising in people under age 50, as some experts predicted would happen…
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Lauring Lab @LauringLab - Tue Apr 06
Another article with great insights from ⁦@MartinEpi⁩ via ⁦@nytimes⁩…
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Michael Z. David, MD, PhD @MichaelDavid80 - Tue Apr 06
Until pediatric vaccination gets well underway, it seems unlikely that we will gain control over the virus: As Variants Have Spread, Progress Against the Virus in U.S. Has Stalled - The New York Times…
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Lucy D’Agostino McGowan @LucyStats - Wed Apr 07
Inspired by an IsoStat conversation started by @jo_hardin47, here is some {ggplot2} code to make this neat @NYTimes visualization in #rstats original:… mine:…
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Prof Peter Hotez MD PhD @PeterHotez - Tue Apr 06
Really good graphics in ⁦@nytimes⁩ today…
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Eric Topol @EricTopol - Tue Apr 06
The heterogenous, patchwork pattern of the B.1.1.7 strain in the US. Some states are ≥70% but Michigan is the only now with a very sharp rise in cases and hospitalizations. Many are still below 50%… by @LaurenLeatherby
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Prof. Gavin Yamey MD MPH @GYamey - Tue Apr 06
I agree 💯 with everyone who says we need to get more vaccines to regions experiencing surging cases (surges driven in part by variants). But why are we only talking about vaccines? Why not use a comprehensive set of public health measures? Why the delay?…
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Lauren Leatherby @LaurenLeatherby - Tue Apr 06
Many states are seeing an increase in coronavirus cases. And some with the biggest rises have also been hit hard by variants.…
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Infectious Diseases @InfectiousDz - Tue Apr 06
B.1.1.7 is making itself known in Michigan, but these other states also have impressive levels of this more transmissible, more lethal, but fortunately vaccine-responsive variant.…
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Kevin J Olival @nycbat - Tue Apr 06
As usual, beautiful #dataviz from the NY Times. Here on proportion of cases from novel variants and increasing or stalled trends in total cases across the U.S.…
Eric Feigl-Ding @DrEricDing - Wed Apr 07
Hospitalizations for #COVID19 are rising again in those age <=59. Cases rising across majority of states—especially in the north (colder climate, more indoor activities with windows closed—thus likely more airborne transmission). Stay vigilant. 🙏…
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