1/What better to do on a Friday night, than curl up by the space heater with a nice copy of:

Coronavirus Tweets From the Experts, 5/15/2020

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2/Let's start out with Wachter's Covid Chronicles

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3/More antibody studies, this time in Boston

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4/And a Slavitt thread, giving the state of coronavirus policy (it's not so great folks):

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5/Perhaps the biggest surprise of this pandemic was the utter crumbling of the once-vaunted Center for Disease Control

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7/I still can't believe that Georgia released a graph with the dates reordered to make it look like cases are declining. That's some Chernobyl-level stuff, right there.

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8/Why I think "flatten the curve" was awful rhetoric from day 1.

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9/The biology of the coronavirus

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10/Mixing antibody tests in with PCR tests in order to make it look like you're doing more testing is bad

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11/There's that George Box quote about models, again!

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12/Seems like a bad move by the FDA

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13/"We tell ourselves that pestilence is a mere bogy of the mind, a bad dream that will pass away. But it doesn't always pass away and, from one bad dream to another, it is men who pass away”
- Camus

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14/Big conflict of interest on that Stanford antibody study that got everyone riled up

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15/Remember, coronavirus tests can have false negatives.

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16/Not quite clear how the Control Group (states that reopened early) is doing yet.

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17/Was a person in Washington state infected with coronavirus back in 2019? Maaaaaybe, but Trevor Bedford has his doubts.

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18/The question you all want the answer to

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19/If you want to know how safe various activities and locations are, there's no better expert to follow than Muge Cevik. Also, no better name.

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20/The U.S. pandemic response has been startlingly, astonishingly bad. There's just no way to put lipstick on this pig.

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21/Cytokine storms were also a big problem in Spanish Flu!

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22/Yes, people develop immunity after they get COVID-19.

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23/Trump pushing a vaccine before it's safe could be bad news.

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24/Some good news about a coronavirus vaccine candidate

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25/An epidemiologist helps explain the limits of epidemiological models.

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26/Thread. Think Trump and his administration are up to the challenge of properly testing, manufacturing, and distributing a vaccine?

Sleep tight!

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27/Why is this coronavirus so virulent? This could be one reason.

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28/Should you worry about Kawasaki Disease? It does make your flesh fall off, and that sucks. But here's an argument that perhaps you shouldn't be *so* worried.

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29/Did Ionannidis' shaky antibody study enable right-wing media to force premature reopenings, or make consumers of right-wing media lax about social distancing?

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30/Antibody tests are getting better, yay!

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31/#TestAndTrace will work, if we actually do it.

Trump's flailing will not work.

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32/I know this is going to blow your minds, but social distancing works

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33/A thread about why we need #TestAndTrace to reopen safely.

Warning: Contains poop metaphors.

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34/Sorry, HCQ fans. Bad news.

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35/Human challenge trials!

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36/And that's all for today, folks! Come back tomorrow for more pandemic fun!

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