COVID Regulations By Country (and by U.S. State)

I started searching for the above today and recognize it should be “COVID-19 regulations by country” but the shorthand seems to work well enough. What I found was a lot of information that covered similar territories. And as a result, it becomes unclear how to figure out the most up-to-date info. That’s not a criticism… Continue reading COVID Regulations By Country (and by U.S. State)

COVID-19 was a “White Swan”

Nassim Taleb popularized the term “Black Swan” and has recently pointed out that COVID-19 can’t be categorized as such. He said it is a “White Swan” instead. Why? Because C-19 didn’t happen all of a sudden with a lack of predictability — we knew enough about it so that we could enact countermeasures, but many… Continue reading COVID-19 was a “White Swan”

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Audrey Tang on Fighting the Pandemic

Audrey Tang in Taiwan is the youngest cabinet appointee in the history of the government there. Audrey has a bias to action like.no.other and is a refreshing figure in the world of government and global politics.

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Jacinda Ardern on Fighting the Pandemic

June 8, 2020 in TIME Magazine on New Zealand’s approach to eliminating COVID-19 before the summer began. It was about how there is no end to working to eliminate — it’s a constant effort.

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Naegleria Fowleri

Name of an amoeba that enters the nose and makes its way to the brain … and eats it. It’s more commonly known as “brain-eating amoeba.” Good news: you can’t be infected by naegleria fowleri by drinking contaminated water. Bad news: there are only five known survivors with a fatality of 97%. Learn more via… Continue reading Naegleria Fowleri

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