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This is what success looks like

Sure, Omicron turned out to be somewhat of a blessing in disguise – I am still not completely convinced that it is – but this is how the infection fatality rate evolved: (via Eric Topol and Financial Times) Getting a … Continue reading

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1, maybe 2 or 3 lab leaks later

We don’t know the COVID-19 pandemic originated with an accidental laboratory leak. It’s a possibility and as Matt Ridley’s slightly inappropriate haiku thread points out, it’s plausible. We do know the Delta variant leaked from a laboratory in Taiwan, mainly because Taiwan … Continue reading

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TIL: Omega means large O

Today I Learned that the greek omega “Ω” means large O while omicron “Ο” means small o. I find this confusing as I thought it concerned casing, but lower case “Ω” is “ω”, while lower case “Ο” is “ο”

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