Continuing coronavirus happenings (Part 2)

I think the “CC” in the article under discussion is plausible. I don’t see the “FLI”.

I should note that when I posted the link, it was because I saw the article in the BAS, which has always been somewhat alarmist but also is a serious science advocacy periodical, with many Nobel laureates behind it. I did not know anything about the author, but what struck me in the article was (a) the quote from Baltimore, who is about as far from “F” as you can get, and (b) the issue of conflict of interest for the authors of the two letters, which suggest the desirability of an independent evaluation.

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i point out that i put up the picture to answer the question, “what does flicc stand for?” i have not expressed any opinion on the content of y’all’s discussion here.

not my circus, not my monkey.

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Sorry, I didn’t mean to suggest otherwise.

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unsafe

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and they probably own at least one ar-15.

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I got a Phizer jab yesterday, and I feel like I was back in middle school, when giving each other dead arms was what cool kids did.

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Ah, yes. The Hertz Donut.

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Happy Feliz GIF by Victoria Justice

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Rare fungal infections that destroy eyeballs and kill are on the rise in India | Ars Technica

What to top off a lovely covid infection with? How about some mucormycosis? That would be wonderful. Sigh.

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:man_facepalming: Seriously?

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What bollix.

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Some good news!

Study finds COVID-19 vaccines have no impact on pregnancy: What to know - ABC News (go.com)

There is a link to the original study, but it is only available as a PDF. Not huge, 131 subjects, but certainly a start.

ETA: CDC statement:
Yes, if you are pregnant, you can receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

You might want to have a conversation with your healthcare provider to help you decide whether to get vaccinated. While such a conversation might be helpful, it is not required before vaccination. Learn more about vaccination considerations for people who are pregnant or breastfeeding.

If you are pregnant and have received a COVID-19 vaccine, we encourage you to enroll in v-safe, CDC’s smartphone-based tool that provides personalized health check-ins after vaccination. A v-safe pregnancy registry has been established to gather information on the health of pregnant people who have received a COVID-19 vaccine.

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Oh boy, I can see a hundred ways this can go wrong

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Indeed. How many states have already made it “illegal” to ask about vaccine status? Yeah, this will go swimmingly.

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