Immunity to covid-19 could disappear in months, a new study suggests — MIT Technology Review

The lowdown: Immunity to covid-19 may be short-lived, according to a new longitudinal study of people who have caught the disease and recovered. The study: Researchers at King’s College London repeatedly tested 96 patients and healthcare workers at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS foundation trust for antibodies between March and June. All of the participants… Immunity… Continue reading Immunity to covid-19 could disappear in months, a new study suggests — MIT Technology Review

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Reclaim Cloud discussion

Just listened to this interesting chat between Jim, Tim and Lauren about the Reclaim Cloud service coming up this month. Definitely sounds interesting and learning what Tim has discovered about self-hosted services like PeerTube is VERY interesting too. I’m hoping it catches on like in a way Mastadon still hasn’t quite caught on as a… Continue reading Reclaim Cloud discussion

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Strange bird outside Shinjuku Station looks like a reincarnated salaryman — Thanks to: SoraNews24 -Japan News-

Endangered species decides to freak people out at the busiest train station in the world. Tokyo is a bustling metropolis filled with millions of people who live and work in the capital each day, but within this built-up concrete jungle, nature never ceases to amaze with its tenacity to keep on keeping on in the… Strange… Continue reading Strange bird outside Shinjuku Station looks like a reincarnated salaryman — Thanks to: SoraNews24 -Japan News-

My Favorite Urbanist Experiences — The Urban Phoenix

My top 5 favorite urban experiences My Favorite Urbanist Experiences — The Urban Phoenix This is to celebrate one of those community bloggers that no doubt exist all over the U.S. if not the world. They’re not trying to just grow their “brand” but drop knowledge and “science” about their local community and the networks that… Continue reading My Favorite Urbanist Experiences — The Urban Phoenix

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ABC turns to Apple for help producing ‘American Idol’ from home during COVID-19 — 9to5Mac

The entertainment industry continues to rely on Apple products and services to continue production amid the COVID-19 pandemic. A new report from Deadline today details how ABC is working closely with Apple to continue production of American Idol from home. more… The post ABC turns to Apple for help producing ‘American Idol’ from home during… ABC… Continue reading ABC turns to Apple for help producing ‘American Idol’ from home during COVID-19 — 9to5Mac

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Taiwan’s CDC knows all about handling pandemics

Lastnight (Apr.1), I was watching the PBS NewsHour, and saw this segment by Nick Shifrin about Taiwan’s response to Covid-19. After the SARs outbreak in 2003, Taiwan became very sensitive/aggressive to infections migrating from Mainland China. Further, World Health Organization (WHO) doesn’t recognize Taiwan (because of Mainland China’s lobbying to keep them in a state… Continue reading Taiwan’s CDC knows all about handling pandemics

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Wither Lockdown? – The days the Earth stood still

This just got posted up on Slashdot: https://science.slashdot.org/story/20/03/31/2116255/what-happens-after-the-lockdown And it references this article on Medium.com: https://medium.com/@wpegden/a-call-to-honesty-in-pandemic-modeling-5c156686a64b Where the writers attempt to draw a picture of the epidemiology and course of Coronavirus infections with a lockdown and without. The point they are trying to make is a lockdown prevents overload of the healthcare system. But it… Continue reading Wither Lockdown? – The days the Earth stood still

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