1. “If one wishes to stop the virus, only one goal matters: Getting the reproduction rate below one. e to the 3 t is not a lot less exponential growth than e to the 6 t.” Is that nowadays a cancellable thought?
3. New Danish data on vaccine effectiveness against delta. And Bergstrom on Simpson’s paradox. Based on UK data, Eric Topol has a contrasting view.
7. Why no Lyme disease vaccine? (New Yorker)
10. Has eighty percent of South Africa already had Covid? (Bloomberg)