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Mar 28, 2020

https://slatestarcodex.com/2020/03/27/coronalinks-3-27-20/

 

The United States now has more coronavirus cases than any other country, including China, marking a new stage in the epidemic. As before, feel free to treat this as an open thread for all coronavirus-related issues. Everything here is speculative and not...


Mar 25, 2020

https://slatestarcodex.com/2020/03/23/face-masks-much-more-than-you-wanted-to-know/

 

There’s been recent controversy about the use of face masks for protection against coronavirus. Mainstream sources, including the CDC and most of the media say masks are likely useless and not recommended. They’ve recently been...


Mar 21, 2020

https://slatestarcodex.com/2020/03/19/coronalinks-3-19-20/

 

As before, feel free to treat this as an open thread for all coronavirus-related issues. Everything here is speculative and not intended as medical advice.

How many real cases?

As of today, the US has almost 10,000 official cases. How many real cases per...


Mar 21, 2020

https://slatestarcodex.com/2020/03/17/book-review-hoover/

You probably remember Herbert Hoover as the guy who bungled the Great Depression. Maybe you shouldn’t. Maybe you should remember him as a bold explorer looking for silver in the jungles of Burma. Or as the heroic defender of Tientsin during the Boxer...