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The 2019 Novel Coron­avirus (aka COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2) is a pan­demic sweep­ing the world.

Coron­avirus Jus­tified Prac­ti­cal Ad­vice Summary

15 Mar 2020 22:25 UTC
88 points
48 comments6 min readLW link

LessWrong Coron­avirus Link Database

13 Mar 2020 23:39 UTC
75 points
16 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] LessWrong Coron­avirus Agenda

Elizabeth
18 Mar 2020 4:48 UTC
135 points
65 comments6 min readLW link

[Question] Coron­avirus: Jus­tified Prac­ti­cal Ad­vice Thread

28 Feb 2020 6:43 UTC
230 points
335 comments1 min readLW link

April Coron­avirus Open Thread

Elizabeth
31 Mar 2020 16:48 UTC
35 points
140 comments1 min readLW link

Near-term plan­ning for sec­ondary im­pacts of coro­n­avirus lock­downs [as­sum­ing things don’t blow up]

VipulNaik
21 Mar 2020 2:43 UTC
106 points
2 comments8 min readLW link

[Question] Will COVID-19 sur­vivors suffer last­ing dis­abil­ity at a high rate?

jimrandomh
11 Feb 2020 20:23 UTC
143 points
11 comments1 min readLW link

March Coron­avirus Open Thread

Elizabeth
8 Mar 2020 22:45 UTC
60 points
378 comments1 min readLW link

Cred­i­bil­ity of the CDC on SARS-CoV-2

7 Mar 2020 2:00 UTC
217 points
117 comments6 min readLW link

[Question] What are the costs, benefits, and lo­gis­tics of open­ing up new vac­cine fa­cil­ities?

Elizabeth
31 Mar 2020 16:43 UTC
32 points
10 comments1 min readLW link

Rob Bens­inger’s COVID-19 overview

habryka
28 Mar 2020 21:47 UTC
40 points
11 comments44 min readLW link
(docs.google.com)

When to Re­v­erse Quaran­tine and Other COVID-19 Considerations

Benquo
10 Mar 2020 16:37 UTC
47 points
24 comments7 min readLW link
(benjaminrosshoffman.com)

Growth rate of COVID-19 outbreaks

Bucky
9 Mar 2020 23:16 UTC
73 points
30 comments2 min readLW link

[Question] What should we do once in­fected with COVID-19?

Elizabeth
18 Mar 2020 4:50 UTC
64 points
58 comments1 min readLW link

A Sig­nifi­cant Por­tion of COVID-19 Trans­mis­sion Is Presymptomatic

jimrandomh
14 Mar 2020 5:52 UTC
118 points
20 comments4 min readLW link

[Question] Re­search on re­pur­pos­ing filter prod­ucts for masks?

TurnTrout
3 Apr 2020 16:32 UTC
44 points
12 comments1 min readLW link

How likely is the COVID-19 apoc­a­lyp­tic sce­nario?

Roko Jelavić
22 Apr 2020 10:28 UTC
14 points
18 comments2 min readLW link

[Question] Do we have up­dated data about the risk of ~ per­ma­nent chronic fa­tigue from COVID-19?

elityre
14 Aug 2020 19:19 UTC
56 points
10 comments1 min readLW link

Mak­ing Sense of Coron­avirus Stats

jmh
20 Feb 2020 15:12 UTC
23 points
28 comments2 min readLW link

Us­ing the Quan­tified Self paradigma for COVID-19

ChristianKl
22 Mar 2020 21:14 UTC
27 points
11 comments3 min readLW link

[Question] What hap­pens in a re­ces­sion any­way?

Elizabeth
31 Mar 2020 1:16 UTC
31 points
13 comments1 min readLW link

How About a Re­mote Var­i­o­la­tion Study?

Liron
3 Apr 2020 12:04 UTC
27 points
24 comments1 min readLW link

Some quick notes on hand hygiene

willbradshaw
6 Feb 2020 2:47 UTC
71 points
52 comments3 min readLW link

Quaran­tine Preparations

jefftk
25 Feb 2020 2:40 UTC
60 points
38 comments2 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

[Question] How long does SARS-CoV-2 sur­vive on cop­per surfaces

ChristianKl
7 Mar 2020 10:00 UTC
25 points
15 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] What is the typ­i­cal course of COVID-19? What are the var­i­ants?

Elizabeth
9 Mar 2020 17:52 UTC
37 points
19 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] What will the eco­nomic effects of COVID-19 be?

Elizabeth
24 Mar 2020 0:59 UTC
41 points
30 comments1 min readLW link

COVID-19: List of ideas to re­duce the di­rect harm from the virus, with an em­pha­sis on un­usual ideas

JustinShovelain
9 Apr 2020 11:33 UTC
33 points
13 comments7 min readLW link

[Question] Test­ing and con­tact trac­ing im­pact as­sess­ment model?

JustinShovelain
9 Apr 2020 17:42 UTC
8 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

COVID-19: An op­por­tu­nity to help by mod­el­ling test­ing and trac­ing to in­form the UK government

JustinShovelain
17 Apr 2020 17:21 UTC
16 points
2 comments2 min readLW link

The Puz­zling Lin­ear­ity of COVID-19

Radford Neal
24 Apr 2020 14:09 UTC
16 points
23 comments1 min readLW link
(radfordneal.wordpress.com)

microCOVID.org: A tool to es­ti­mate COVID risk from com­mon activities

catherio
29 Aug 2020 23:01 UTC
144 points
31 comments1 min readLW link
(microcovid.org)

[Question] Is the coro­n­avirus the most im­por­tant thing to be fo­cus­ing on right now?

adamzerner
18 Mar 2020 22:48 UTC
51 points
22 comments1 min readLW link

How to Con­tribute to the Coron­avirus Re­sponse on LessWrong

Ben Pace
24 Mar 2020 22:04 UTC
38 points
2 comments3 min readLW link

[Question] How will this re­ces­sion differ from the last two?

Elizabeth
31 Mar 2020 1:32 UTC
36 points
22 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] What will hap­pen to sup­ply chains in the era of COVID-19?

Elizabeth
31 Mar 2020 1:57 UTC
35 points
27 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] What is the im­pact of vary­ing in­fec­tious dose of COVID-19?

Elizabeth
5 Apr 2020 21:40 UTC
31 points
16 comments1 min readLW link

Covid 9/​24: Un­til Mo­rale Improves

Zvi
24 Sep 2020 15:40 UTC
92 points
16 comments11 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Draft: Models of Risks of De­liv­ery Un­der Coronavirus

Elizabeth
28 Feb 2020 4:10 UTC
29 points
6 comments1 min readLW link
(acesounderglass.com)

[Question] How should I be think­ing about the risk of air travel (re: Coron­avirus)?

elityre
2 Mar 2020 20:10 UTC
19 points
5 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] What is the best way to dis­in­fect a (rental) car?

elityre
11 Mar 2020 6:12 UTC
15 points
5 comments1 min readLW link

Cri­sis and op­por­tu­nity dur­ing coronavirus

jacobjacob
12 Mar 2020 20:20 UTC
70 points
5 comments5 min readLW link

[Question] How likely is it that US states or cities will pre­vent travel across their bor­ders?

elityre
14 Mar 2020 19:20 UTC
10 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

[U.S. Spe­cific] Free money (~$5k-$30k) for In­de­pen­dent Con­trac­tors and grant re­cip­i­ents from U.S. government

10 Apr 2020 5:00 UTC
31 points
17 comments6 min readLW link

COVID-19 re­sponse as XRisk intervention

tyleralterman
10 Apr 2020 6:22 UTC
48 points
3 comments4 min readLW link

Ham­mer and Mask - Wide spread use of reusable par­ti­cle fil­ter­ing masks as a SARS-CoV-2 erad­i­ca­tion strategy

EGI
14 Apr 2020 22:32 UTC
31 points
8 comments12 min readLW link

Holi­day Pitch: Reflect­ing on Covid and Connection

Raemon
22 Apr 2020 19:50 UTC
63 points
14 comments12 min readLW link
(secularsolstice.com)

On New York’s An­ti­body Tests

Zvi
25 Apr 2020 15:20 UTC
32 points
1 comment12 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

See­ing the Smoke

Jacobian
28 Feb 2020 18:26 UTC
156 points
27 comments5 min readLW link

Coron­avirus: the four lev­els of so­cial dis­tanc­ing, and when and why we might tran­si­tion be­tween them

VipulNaik
27 Mar 2020 3:07 UTC
44 points
4 comments8 min readLW link

[Question] Should I self-var­i­o­late to COVID-19

elityre
25 May 2020 20:29 UTC
47 points
19 comments2 min readLW link

My pre­dic­tion for Covid-19

TheMajor
31 May 2020 23:25 UTC
17 points
11 comments6 min readLW link

Covid 7/​23: The Se­cond Summit

Zvi
23 Jul 2020 14:40 UTC
60 points
6 comments8 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

[Question] How use­ful are masks dur­ing an epi­demic?

Elizabeth
10 Mar 2020 22:12 UTC
30 points
19 comments1 min readLW link

COVID-19′s House­hold Se­condary At­tack Rate Is Unknown

jimrandomh
16 Mar 2020 23:19 UTC
64 points
11 comments5 min readLW link

Author­i­ties and Amateurs

jefftk
25 Mar 2020 3:40 UTC
150 points
29 comments3 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

The Ham­mer and the Mask—A call to action

SimonF
19 Apr 2020 13:36 UTC
17 points
49 comments1 min readLW link

A Per­sonal (In­terim) COVID-19 Postmortem

Davidmanheim
25 Jun 2020 18:10 UTC
170 points
36 comments9 min readLW link

[Question] What will be the big-pic­ture im­pli­ca­tions of the coro­n­avirus, as­sum­ing it even­tu­ally in­fects >10% of the world?

Daniel Kokotajlo
26 Feb 2020 14:19 UTC
37 points
90 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] If I in­ter­act with some­one with nCov for an hour, how likely am I to get nCov?

Raemon
1 Mar 2020 23:53 UTC
41 points
8 comments1 min readLW link

COVID-19 growth rates vs interventions

Bucky
27 Mar 2020 21:33 UTC
29 points
13 comments7 min readLW link

[Link] COVID-19 caus­ing deadly blood clots in younger people

orthonormal
27 Apr 2020 21:02 UTC
45 points
10 comments1 min readLW link

Peter’s COVID Con­soli­dated Brief − 29 Apr

peter_hurford
29 Apr 2020 15:27 UTC
57 points
5 comments32 min readLW link

[Question] What do we now know about long-term con­se­quences of a COVID-19 in­fec­tion?

ChristianKl
15 Jul 2020 14:42 UTC
13 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

Covid 8/​13: Same As It Ever Was

Zvi
13 Aug 2020 15:40 UTC
53 points
3 comments16 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Covid 8/​27: The Fall of the CDC

Zvi
27 Aug 2020 14:10 UTC
86 points
16 comments12 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Please Help Me­tac­u­lus Fore­cast COVID-19

AABoyles
14 Feb 2020 17:31 UTC
36 points
0 comments1 min readLW link
(www.metaculus.com)

[Question] You’ve Been Ex­posed to COVID-19: What Do You Wish You Knew?

Elizabeth
6 Mar 2020 19:57 UTC
50 points
10 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] When are im­munos­tim­u­lants/​im­muno­sup­pres­sants likely to be helpful for COVID-19?

John_Maxwell
5 Mar 2020 21:44 UTC
13 points
7 comments2 min readLW link

[Question] How to fly safely right now?

Ben Pace
3 Mar 2020 19:35 UTC
30 points
20 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] What should be my trig­gers for ini­ti­at­ing self quaran­tine re: Corona virus

elityre
29 Feb 2020 20:09 UTC
37 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

Effec­tive­ness of Fever-Screen­ing Will Decline

jimrandomh
6 Mar 2020 23:00 UTC
68 points
8 comments2 min readLW link

The Crit­i­cal COVID-19 In­fec­tions Are About To Oc­cur: It’s Time To Stay Home [cross­post]

Impassionata
12 Mar 2020 18:50 UTC
37 points
8 comments2 min readLW link

How to have a happy quarantine

mingyuan
15 Mar 2020 3:42 UTC
86 points
20 comments4 min readLW link

Com­pre­hen­sive COVID-19 Dis­in­fec­tion Pro­to­col for Pack­ages and Envelopes

John_Maxwell
15 Mar 2020 10:00 UTC
28 points
27 comments5 min readLW link

Why Tel­ling Peo­ple They Don’t Need Masks Backfired

Zack_M_Davis
18 Mar 2020 4:34 UTC
29 points
9 comments1 min readLW link
(www.nytimes.com)

As­sorted thoughts on the coronavirus

adamzerner
18 Mar 2020 7:08 UTC
11 points
11 comments4 min readLW link

[Question] SARS-CoV-2 pool-test­ing al­gorithm puzzle

steve2152
20 Mar 2020 13:22 UTC
42 points
25 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] COVID-19 trans­mis­sion: Are we overem­pha­siz­ing touch­ing rather than breath­ing?

steve2152
23 Mar 2020 17:40 UTC
32 points
10 comments2 min readLW link

LW Coron­avirus Agenda Up­date 3/​23

Elizabeth
24 Mar 2020 1:05 UTC
46 points
0 comments2 min readLW link

[Question] What will be the eco­nomic effects of no restrictions

Yoav Ravid
24 Mar 2020 6:48 UTC
21 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

Break­ing quaran­tine is neg­li­gence. Why are democ­ra­cies act­ing like we can only ask nicely?

syllogism
24 Mar 2020 14:58 UTC
29 points
20 comments3 min readLW link

[Question] What is the safe in-per­son dis­tance for COVID-19?

Raemon
26 Mar 2020 20:29 UTC
34 points
21 comments1 min readLW link

March 25: Daily Coron­avirus Updates

27 Mar 2020 4:32 UTC
11 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

A quick and crude com­par­i­son of epi­demiolog­i­cal ex­pert fore­casts ver­sus Me­tac­u­lus fore­casts for COVID-19

Jotto999
1 Apr 2020 13:59 UTC
47 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

Mask wear­ing: do the op­po­site of what the CDC/​WHO has been say­ing?

shminux
2 Apr 2020 22:10 UTC
11 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

Has LessWrong been a good early alarm bell for the pan­demic?

AllAmericanBreakfast
3 Apr 2020 9:44 UTC
14 points
19 comments1 min readLW link

LW Coron­avirus Agenda Up­date 4/​6

Elizabeth
6 Apr 2020 17:53 UTC
26 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

Body Mass and Risk from COVID-19 and Influenza

Radford Neal
7 Apr 2020 18:18 UTC
30 points
2 comments1 min readLW link
(radfordneal.wordpress.com)

Seem­ingly Pop­u­lar Covid-19 Model is Ob­vi­ous Nonsense

Zvi
11 Apr 2020 23:10 UTC
136 points
27 comments4 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

How four guys helped redi­rect Ja­pan’s coro­n­avirus policy

Taran
23 Apr 2020 9:22 UTC
33 points
1 comment1 min readLW link
(www.kalzumeus.com)

Pri­ori­tiz­ing COVID-19 in­ter­ven­tions & in­di­vi­d­ual donations

7 May 2020 1:44 UTC
11 points
0 comments20 min readLW link

Covid-19 5/​7: Fight­ing Limbo

Zvi
7 May 2020 19:00 UTC
28 points
7 comments10 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

[Question] Do nasal de­con­ges­tants in­crease risk as­so­ci­ated with car­dio­vas­cu­lar (and res­pi­ra­tory via sec­ond-or­der effects) symp­toms from COVID-19?

Dorikka
10 May 2020 19:17 UTC
6 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

162 benefits of coronavirus

bfinn
12 May 2020 11:19 UTC
40 points
20 comments8 min readLW link

Pos­si­ble take­aways from the coro­n­avirus pan­demic for slow AI takeoff

Vika
31 May 2020 17:51 UTC
128 points
35 comments3 min readLW link

Covid-19 6/​11: Brac­ing For a Se­cond Wave

Zvi
11 Jun 2020 21:30 UTC
61 points
6 comments5 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Covid 7/​9: Lies, Damn Lies and Death Rates

Zvi
9 Jul 2020 13:40 UTC
55 points
16 comments15 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

[Question] What is the cur­rent pro­cess for in­creases test­ing?

jmh
12 Jul 2020 17:21 UTC
5 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

Against Reopen­ing Ottawa

eapache
18 Jul 2020 20:08 UTC
6 points
2 comments5 min readLW link

Covid 8/​6: The Case of the Miss­ing Data

Zvi
6 Aug 2020 21:40 UTC
44 points
3 comments15 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Covid 9/​10: Vi­tamin D

Zvi
10 Sep 2020 19:00 UTC
108 points
45 comments15 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Re­fac­tor­ing EMH – Thoughts fol­low­ing the lat­est mar­ket crash

Alex_Shleizer
28 Feb 2020 15:53 UTC
35 points
16 comments3 min readLW link

[Question] Is there any value in self-quaran­tine (from Coron­avirus), if you live with other peo­ple who aren’t tak­ing similar pre­cau­tions?

elityre
2 Mar 2020 7:31 UTC
33 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

What I’m do­ing to fight Coronavirus

lsusr
9 Mar 2020 21:11 UTC
80 points
9 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Does SARS-CoV-2 uti­lize an­ti­body-de­pen­dent en­hance­ment?

Spiracular
14 Mar 2020 22:46 UTC
35 points
14 comments3 min readLW link

[Question] When will to­tal cases in the EU sur­pass that of China?

jmh
17 Mar 2020 12:34 UTC
7 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] How can we es­ti­mate how many peo­ple are C19 in­fected in an area?

Elizabeth
18 Mar 2020 4:49 UTC
21 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

March 17th: Daily Coron­avirus Links

18 Mar 2020 20:55 UTC
12 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

Coron­avirus is Here

Zvi
2 Mar 2020 14:10 UTC
67 points
17 comments3 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

An­nounce­ment: LessWrong Coron­avirus Links Database 2.0

Ben Pace
24 Mar 2020 22:07 UTC
29 points
5 comments1 min readLW link

Peter’s COVID Con­soli­dated Brief for 29 March

peter_hurford
29 Mar 2020 17:07 UTC
81 points
7 comments16 min readLW link

An alarm bell for the next pandemic

AllAmericanBreakfast
6 Apr 2020 1:35 UTC
50 points
23 comments8 min readLW link

[Question] What do you be­lieve are the most crit­i­cal open ques­tions/​hy­pothe­ses that could in­form a more effec­tive COVID re­sponse?

nonzerosum
12 May 2020 17:46 UTC
1 point
0 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Es­ti­mates of COVID risk rank­ings for differ­ent ac­tivi­ties when to­gether with peo­ple in the same house­hold?

nonzerosum
29 Apr 2020 1:13 UTC
1 point
0 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Since the “Will COVID-19 sur­vivors suffer last­ing dis­abil­ity at a high rate?” thread was posted, has new in­for­ma­tion emerged that may up­date those es­ti­mates?

nonzerosum
29 Apr 2020 21:40 UTC
12 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

List of prompts for brain­storm­ing COVID re­sponse pro­ject ideas

nonzerosum
29 Apr 2020 21:39 UTC
2 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

[U.S. Spe­cific] Crim­i­nal Jus­tice Re­form in the Time of Covid-19

KiranChokshi
1 May 2020 5:29 UTC
3 points
7 comments1 min readLW link

COVID-19 es­ti­mated test de­tec­tion win­dows for IgG, IgM and nasal PCR tests

nonzerosum
11 May 2020 22:39 UTC
3 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

Avoid­ing coro­n­avirus spread from fam­ily mem­bers, room­mates, ex­tended fam­ily and close friends

nonzerosum
11 May 2020 22:38 UTC
4 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

Covid 5/​21: Limbo Under

Zvi
14 May 2020 22:30 UTC
16 points
0 comments2 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

[Job ad] Lead an am­bi­tious COVID-19 fore­cast­ing pro­ject [Dead­line ex­tended: June 10th]

jacobjacob
27 May 2020 16:38 UTC
56 points
1 comment6 min readLW link

Coron­avirus as a test-run for X-risks

SDM
13 Jun 2020 21:00 UTC
65 points
10 comments18 min readLW link

Coron­avirus and Rents

jefftk
20 Jun 2020 16:20 UTC
17 points
3 comments2 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

Covid 7/​2: It Could Be Worse

Zvi
2 Jul 2020 20:20 UTC
86 points
13 comments16 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Quan­tify­ing House­hold Trans­mis­sion of COVID-19

Owain_Evans
6 Jul 2020 11:19 UTC
34 points
4 comments4 min readLW link

Covid 7/​30: Whack a Mole

Zvi
30 Jul 2020 15:50 UTC
39 points
4 comments10 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

[Question] COVID-19 - a good or bad time for ex­tended travel?

wolverdude
29 Feb 2020 8:18 UTC
16 points
3 comments2 min readLW link

[Question] SARS, MERS and COVID-19

jmh
1 Mar 2020 20:53 UTC
7 points
5 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Is Coron­avirus ac­tive in Sum­mer?

Anton Lorenzen
1 Mar 2020 20:57 UTC
33 points
11 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Cry­on­ics?

kinchen
4 Mar 2020 2:40 UTC
10 points
8 comments1 min readLW link

Covid-19: Things I’m Do­ing Differently

jefftk
5 Mar 2020 1:40 UTC
38 points
8 comments2 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

[Question] How did the Coron­avirus Jus­tified Prac­ti­cal Ad­vice Thread Change Your Be­hav­ior, if at All?

Elizabeth
6 Mar 2020 4:15 UTC
22 points
12 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Did ev­ery­one miss the big thing about your phone?

jmh
4 Mar 2020 13:35 UTC
22 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Deal­ing with the left overs: COVID-19

jmh
5 Mar 2020 14:10 UTC
8 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] To mask or not mask

jmh
4 Mar 2020 15:55 UTC
22 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] What is the ap­pro­pri­ate way to com­mu­ni­cate that we are ex­pe­rienc­ing a pan­demic?

Filipe Marchesini
4 Mar 2020 0:02 UTC
14 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] How hard would it be to at­tack coro­n­avirus with CRISPR?

Donald Hobson
6 Mar 2020 23:18 UTC
9 points
8 comments1 min readLW link

Ineffec­tive Re­sponse to COVID-19 and Risk Compensation

Davidmanheim
8 Mar 2020 9:21 UTC
29 points
23 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Why would panic dur­ing this coro­n­avirus pan­demic be a bad thing?

adamzerner
8 Mar 2020 8:32 UTC
9 points
31 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Help me with bayesian think­ing re:coro­n­avirus?

hereisonehand
8 Mar 2020 17:03 UTC
6 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] What is the death rate for those who test nega­tive on Covid-19?

Derek Lomas
8 Mar 2020 16:40 UTC
3 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

[Question] Ac­tive Recovery

Rarity Rings
7 Mar 2020 20:29 UTC
12 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

[Question] At what level of coro­n­avirus cases in a pop­u­la­tion should the peo­ple in that pop­u­la­tion start self-quaran­tin­ing?

Jeremy Hadfield
8 Mar 2020 3:22 UTC
13 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] At what point does dis­ease spread stop be­ing well-mod­eled by an ex­po­nen­tial func­tion?

elityre
8 Mar 2020 23:53 UTC
8 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

Quadratic mod­els and (un)falsified data

Bucky
8 Mar 2020 23:34 UTC
31 points
8 comments3 min readLW link

[Question] How can we ex­trap­o­late the true prevalence of a dis­ease, given available in­for­ma­tion?

Elizabeth
9 Mar 2020 0:16 UTC
23 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

Model es­ti­mat­ing the num­ber of in­fected per­sons in the bay area

elityre
9 Mar 2020 5:31 UTC
24 points
21 comments4 min readLW link

COVID-19 ar­ti­cle trans­la­tions site aims to bridge the knowl­edge gap

Mike Stop Continues
10 Mar 2020 18:34 UTC
28 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

A prac­ti­cal out-of-the-box solu­tion to slow down COVID-19: Turn up the heat

Alex_Shleizer
11 Mar 2020 22:30 UTC
25 points
31 comments2 min readLW link

Coron­avirus tests and probability

skybrian
11 Mar 2020 23:09 UTC
9 points
0 comments2 min readLW link

The Danes wish to know more about the coronavirus

Ruby
14 Mar 2020 16:39 UTC
13 points
3 comments1 min readLW link
(marginalrevolution.com)

[Question] When is the right time to hole up?

gilch
14 Mar 2020 21:42 UTC
8 points
6 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Should we heat our houses to ~78F to re­duce coro­n­avirus risk?

jefftk
15 Mar 2020 15:28 UTC
17 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

Good News: the Con­tain­ment Mea­sures are Working

shminux
17 Mar 2020 5:49 UTC
26 points
16 comments1 min readLW link

Let My Peo­ple Stay Home

Zvi
17 Mar 2020 12:10 UTC
47 points
2 comments5 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

[Question] Should we all be more hy­genic in nor­mal times?

DanielFilan
17 Mar 2020 6:14 UTC
9 points
5 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Did any US poli­ti­cian re­act ap­pro­pri­ately to COVID-19 early on?

DanielFilan
17 Mar 2020 6:12 UTC
22 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

Kevin Sim­ler: Outbreak

habryka
16 Mar 2020 22:50 UTC
16 points
1 comment1 min readLW link
(meltingasphalt.com)

March 14/​15th: Daily Coron­avirus link updates

habryka
16 Mar 2020 22:24 UTC
41 points
7 comments3 min readLW link

[Question] Why such low de­tected rates of COVID-19 in chil­dren?

Bucky
16 Mar 2020 16:52 UTC
17 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

In­ter­na­tional Con­flict X-Risk in the Era of COVID-19

eapache
18 Mar 2020 11:42 UTC
5 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

Ubiquitous Far-Ul­travi­o­let Light Could Con­trol the Spread of Covid-19 and Other Pandemics

18 Mar 2020 12:44 UTC
76 points
38 comments7 min readLW link

[Question] Can we use Var­i­o­la­tion to deal with the Coron­avirus?

FactorialCode
18 Mar 2020 14:40 UTC
11 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Does the 14-month vac­cine safety test make sense for COVID-19?

orthonormal
18 Mar 2020 18:41 UTC
59 points
28 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Where can we donate time and money to avert coro­n­avirus deaths?

Elizabeth
18 Mar 2020 4:50 UTC
35 points
13 comments1 min readLW link

[UPDATED] COVID-19 cabin sec­ondary at­tack rates on Di­a­mond Princess

Bucky
18 Mar 2020 22:36 UTC
51 points
5 comments3 min readLW link

[Question] How can we pro­tect economies dur­ing mas­sive pub­lic health crises?

kithpendragon
18 Mar 2020 18:56 UTC
6 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Are US trea­sury bonds li­able to fail?

lc
18 Mar 2020 23:04 UTC
3 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

Makeshift face touch warner

rmoehn
18 Mar 2020 9:38 UTC
15 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

March 16th: Daily Coron­avirus Links

18 Mar 2020 0:00 UTC
15 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

Rea­sons why coro­n­avirus mor­tal­ity of young adults may be un­der­es­ti­mated.

avturchin
15 Mar 2020 16:34 UTC
32 points
13 comments1 min readLW link

An Open Let­ter To The Con­gre­ga­tion Re­gard­ing The Up­com­ing Holiday

Zvi
6 Mar 2020 15:40 UTC
26 points
0 comments2 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

[Question] How do you use face masks?

ChristianKl
13 Feb 2020 14:18 UTC
10 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

[Question] How many peo­ple in the Bay Area are in­fected with Covid-19 as of the end of 2/​29/​2020?

DonyChristie
1 Mar 2020 5:37 UTC
11 points
5 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Will the cur­rent COVID-19 out­break in­crease the use of block-chain in sup­ply chain man­age­ment globally?

jmh
28 Feb 2020 14:53 UTC
4 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] What are the long-term out­comes of a catas­trophic pan­demic?

Matthew Barnett
1 Mar 2020 19:39 UTC
26 points
7 comments2 min readLW link

[Question] What are sen­si­ble ways to screen event par­ti­ci­pants to re­duce COVID-19 risk?

ChristianKl
3 Mar 2020 20:43 UTC
9 points
9 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Is there a bet­ter way to define groups for COVID-19 im­pact?

jmh
4 Mar 2020 13:24 UTC
11 points
7 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] For viruses, is pre­sent­ing with fa­tigue cor­re­lated with caus­ing chronic fa­tigue?

jimrandomh
4 Mar 2020 21:09 UTC
18 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] What “Sav­ing throws” does the world have against coro­n­avirus? (And how plau­si­ble are they?)

Daniel Kokotajlo
4 Mar 2020 18:04 UTC
25 points
16 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] How are peo­ple track­ing con­firmed Coron­avirus cases /​ Coron­avirus deaths?

elityre
7 Mar 2020 3:53 UTC
14 points
10 comments1 min readLW link

Po­ten­tial High-Lev­er­age and In­ex­pen­sive Miti­ga­tions (which are still fea­si­ble) for Pandemics

Davidmanheim
9 Mar 2020 6:59 UTC
35 points
1 comment2 min readLW link

[Question] How’s the case for wear­ing googles for COVID-19 pro­tec­tion when in pub­lic trans­porta­tion?

ChristianKl
8 Mar 2020 9:31 UTC
11 points
5 comments1 min readLW link

Es­ti­mated risk of death by coro­n­avirus for a healthy 30 year old male ~ 1/​190

Roko Jelavić
10 Mar 2020 12:32 UTC
6 points
8 comments3 min readLW link

[Question] Why isn’t in­creas­ing ven­tila­tion of pub­lic spaces part of the best prac­tice re­sponse to the Coronovirus?

ChristianKl
12 Mar 2020 10:40 UTC
25 points
8 comments1 min readLW link

More Dakka for Coron­avirus: We need im­me­di­ate hu­man tri­als of many vac­cine-can­di­dates and si­mul­ta­neous man­u­fac­tur­ing of all of them

avturchin
13 Mar 2020 13:35 UTC
56 points
17 comments2 min readLW link

Step­ping Up Isolation

jefftk
13 Mar 2020 16:00 UTC
32 points
0 comments2 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

Mee­tups in the era of COVID-19

mingyuan
15 Mar 2020 6:24 UTC
29 points
9 comments2 min readLW link

What might be learned from the COVID-19 buy­ing pat­terns?

jmh
15 Mar 2020 2:58 UTC
6 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] When are the most im­por­tant times to wash your hands?

elityre
15 Mar 2020 0:52 UTC
10 points
20 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] How dan­ger­ous is it to test a vac­cine with­out an­i­mal tri­als?

Yoav Ravid
14 Mar 2020 8:51 UTC
17 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Recom­men­da­tions for a re­source on very ba­sic epi­demiol­ogy?

elityre
14 Mar 2020 17:08 UTC
20 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

Pos­si­ble worst out­comes of the coro­n­avirus epidemic

avturchin
14 Mar 2020 16:26 UTC
20 points
7 comments1 min readLW link

Fore­cast­ing an 80% chance of an effec­tive anti COVID-19 drug (prob­a­bly Remde­sivir)

AllAmericanBreakfast
15 Mar 2020 19:21 UTC
11 points
6 comments1 min readLW link

Frivolous spec­u­la­tion about the long-term effects of coronavirus

skybrian
15 Mar 2020 19:12 UTC
6 points
8 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Could you save lives in your com­mu­nity by buy­ing oxy­gen con­cen­tra­tors from Alibaba?

abergal
16 Mar 2020 8:58 UTC
18 points
12 comments1 min readLW link

Robin Han­son on whether gov­ern­ments can squash COVID-19

DanielFilan
19 Mar 2020 18:23 UTC
11 points
1 comment1 min readLW link
(www.overcomingbias.com)

[Question] Is the Covid-19 crisis a good time for x-risk out­reach?

adamzerner
19 Mar 2020 16:14 UTC
17 points
10 comments1 min readLW link

Im­port­ing masks from China

lsusr
19 Mar 2020 4:43 UTC
22 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

Covid-19 Points of Lev­er­age, Travel Bans and Eradication

Roko
19 Mar 2020 9:08 UTC
91 points
47 comments5 min readLW link

[Question] North Korea and COVID-19

jmh
19 Mar 2020 15:51 UTC
7 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Should we build ther­mome­ter sub­sti­tutes?

T3t
19 Mar 2020 7:43 UTC
6 points
9 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Do 24-hour hand san­i­tiz­ers ac­tu­ally work?

gilch
1 Mar 2020 20:41 UTC
6 points
4 comments2 min readLW link

Mak­ing a Stand­ing Desk

jefftk
7 Mar 2020 23:10 UTC
2 points
1 comment1 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

Ig­nor­ing Coun­try Cohorts

baken
8 Mar 2020 8:07 UTC
6 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] What can we do to help oth­ers dur­ing the coro­n­avirus out­break?

swimchord
9 Mar 2020 6:12 UTC
6 points
1 comment2 min readLW link

Over $1,000,000 in prizes for COVID-19 work from Emer­gent Ventures

jasoncrawford
13 Mar 2020 15:46 UTC
23 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

[Question] Coron­avirus Quan­ti­ta­tive Rea­son­ing Thread

Elizabeth
8 Mar 2020 22:58 UTC
7 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] At what point should CFAR stop hold­ing work­shops due to COVID-19?

Adam Scholl
25 Feb 2020 9:59 UTC
29 points
11 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Liter­a­ture re­gard­ing epi­demics and poli­ti­cal sta­bil­ity?

jmh
24 Feb 2020 13:21 UTC
8 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Cost of a COVID-19 test that uses shot­gun RNA se­quenc­ing?

ChristianKl
19 Mar 2020 21:33 UTC
11 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

March 18th: Daily Coron­avirus Links

19 Mar 2020 22:20 UTC
13 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

Sarah Con­stantin: Oxy­gen Sup­ple­men­ta­tion 101

habryka
20 Mar 2020 1:00 UTC
16 points
4 comments1 min readLW link
(srconstantin.github.io)

The Ham­mer and the Dance

Chris_Leong
20 Mar 2020 16:09 UTC
49 points
5 comments1 min readLW link
(medium.com)

[Question] How does one run an or­ga­ni­za­tion re­motely, effec­tively?

Raemon
20 Mar 2020 20:26 UTC
18 points
10 comments1 min readLW link

March 19th: Daily Coron­avirus Links

21 Mar 2020 0:00 UTC
19 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

mRNA vac­cine de­vel­op­ment for COVID-19

ChristianKl
21 Mar 2020 15:17 UTC
18 points
8 comments1 min readLW link

March 20th: Daily Coron­avirus Links

habryka
21 Mar 2020 19:17 UTC
10 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Preprint says R0=~5 (!) /​ in­fec­tion fatal­ity ra­tio=~0.1%. Thoughts?

Hauke Hillebrandt
20 Mar 2020 11:37 UTC
6 points
29 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] What’s the up­per bound of how long COVID is con­ta­gious?

Raemon
21 Mar 2020 22:39 UTC
27 points
7 comments1 min readLW link

Coron­avirus Tech Handbook

Linda Linsefors
21 Mar 2020 23:27 UTC
15 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

When to Donate Masks?

jefftk
22 Mar 2020 13:20 UTC
34 points
9 comments2 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

Virus As A Power Op­ti­mi­sa­tion Pro­cess: The Prob­lem Of Next Wave

avturchin
22 Mar 2020 20:35 UTC
6 points
6 comments1 min readLW link

Pulse Oxime­try & the Oxy­gen–Hae­moglobin Dis­so­ci­a­tion Curve

leggi
22 Mar 2020 7:05 UTC
7 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

Loss of sense of smell as marker of COVID-19 infection

trseeker
22 Mar 2020 2:27 UTC
41 points
3 comments2 min readLW link
(www.entuk.org)

Us­ing smart ther­mome­ter data to es­ti­mate the num­ber of coro­n­avirus cases

Unnamed
23 Mar 2020 4:26 UTC
30 points
8 comments3 min readLW link

[Question] Ideas on es­ti­mat­ing per­sonal risk of infection

jmh
23 Mar 2020 16:33 UTC
5 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

March 21st: Daily Coron­avirus Links

23 Mar 2020 0:43 UTC
10 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

[Pe­ti­tion] We Call for Open Anonymized Med­i­cal Data on COVID-19 and Aging-Re­lated Risk Factors

avturchin
23 Mar 2020 21:44 UTC
6 points
0 comments5 min readLW link

[Question] Which face­book groups on covid do you recom­mend?

romeostevensit
23 Mar 2020 22:34 UTC
12 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

His­tory’s Biggest Nat­u­ral Experiment

jimrandomh
24 Mar 2020 2:56 UTC
97 points
7 comments1 min readLW link

The Solu­tion is Inaction

Amritam Gamaya
24 Mar 2020 18:01 UTC
11 points
5 comments4 min readLW link

[Question] Ad­vice on re­duc­ing other risks dur­ing Coron­avirus?

eapache
24 Mar 2020 23:30 UTC
12 points
5 comments1 min readLW link

SARS-CoV-2, 19 times less likely to in­fect peo­ple un­der 15

George
24 Mar 2020 18:10 UTC
2 points
0 comments9 min readLW link
(blog.cerebralab.com)

Price Goug­ing and Spec­u­la­tive Costs

jefftk
26 Mar 2020 1:50 UTC
63 points
16 comments3 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

[Question] Are HEPA filters likely to pull COVID-19 out of the air?

John_Maxwell
25 Mar 2020 1:07 UTC
14 points
6 comments1 min readLW link

Han­son vs Mow­show­itz LiveStream De­bate: “Should we ex­pose the youth to coro­n­avirus?” (Mar 29th)

Ben Pace
26 Mar 2020 23:46 UTC
43 points
14 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Alter­na­tive mask materials

Dmitry Vaintrob
27 Mar 2020 1:22 UTC
7 points
0 comments3 min readLW link

March 24th: Daily Coron­avirus Link Updates

26 Mar 2020 2:22 UTC
9 points
6 comments1 min readLW link

Rus­sian x-risks newslet­ter March 2020 – coro­n­avirus update

avturchin
27 Mar 2020 18:06 UTC
11 points
0 comments2 min readLW link

[Question] Has the effec­tive­ness of fever screen­ing de­clined?

Ikaxas
27 Mar 2020 22:07 UTC
9 points
9 comments1 min readLW link

Coron­avirus Re­search Ideas for EAs

habryka
27 Mar 2020 22:10 UTC
15 points
0 comments3 min readLW link
(forum.effectivealtruism.org)

[Question] Is donat­ing to AMF and malaria in­ter­ven­tions the most cost-effec­tive way to save lives from COVID-19?

warrenjordan
27 Mar 2020 22:25 UTC
5 points
0 comments2 min readLW link

mind viruses about body viruses

nostalgebraist
28 Mar 2020 4:20 UTC
56 points
12 comments10 min readLW link
(nostalgebraist.tumblr.com)

[Question] What soft­ware pro­jects would be helpful for differ­ent groups?

davelaing
28 Mar 2020 7:50 UTC
3 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

Coron­avirus Virol­ogy: A Begin­ner’s Guide

brook
28 Mar 2020 20:47 UTC
26 points
7 comments5 min readLW link

Ice­land’s COVID-19 ran­dom sam­pling re­sults: C19 similar to Influenza

jacob_cannell
28 Mar 2020 18:26 UTC
0 points
44 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Will gro­cery stores thwart so­cial dis­tanc­ing, and when should I eat my food stock­pile?

Patrick Long
28 Mar 2020 18:20 UTC
7 points
8 comments1 min readLW link

Coron­avirus: Cal­ifor­nia case growth

VipulNaik
29 Mar 2020 16:14 UTC
30 points
11 comments10 min readLW link

[Question] How to study statis­ti­cal/​com­puter mod­el­ling of the cur­rent pan­demic and its out­comes?

CheerfulWarrior
29 Mar 2020 8:40 UTC
4 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

Chris Master­john on Coron­avirus, Part 1

philh
29 Mar 2020 11:00 UTC
14 points
3 comments10 min readLW link
(reasonableapproximation.net)

COVID trans­mis­sion by talk­ing (& singing)

steve2152
29 Mar 2020 18:26 UTC
43 points
1 comment3 min readLW link

[Up­date: New URL] To­day’s On­line Meetup: We’re Us­ing Mozilla Hubs

Ben Pace
29 Mar 2020 4:00 UTC
41 points
11 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Would Covid19 pa­tients benefit from blood trans­fu­sions from peo­ple who have re­cov­ered?

Donald Hobson
29 Mar 2020 22:27 UTC
13 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

C19 Pre­dic­tion Sur­vey Thread

jacob_cannell
30 Mar 2020 0:53 UTC
8 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] What marginal re­turns now?

jmh
30 Mar 2020 23:12 UTC
7 points
5 comments1 min readLW link

LW Coron­avirus Agenda Up­date 3/​31

Elizabeth
31 Mar 2020 21:40 UTC
33 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] What’s the ex­pected QALY (qual­ity-ad­justed life years) loss per cap­ita due to SARS-COV-2? QALY gain of in­creas­ing ICU ca­pac­ity? Of buy­ing new ven­tila­tors?

CheerfulWarrior
1 Apr 2020 5:42 UTC
5 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

Tak­ing Ini­tial Viral Load Seriously

Zvi
1 Apr 2020 10:50 UTC
97 points
43 comments17 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

The at­tack rate es­ti­ma­tion is more im­por­tant than CFR

avturchin
1 Apr 2020 16:23 UTC
10 points
3 comments3 min readLW link

Peter’s COVID Con­soli­dated Brief for 2 April

peter_hurford
2 Apr 2020 17:00 UTC
56 points
9 comments18 min readLW link

[Question] What should you do re­gard­ing footwear to pro­tect against COVID-19?

ChristianKl
2 Apr 2020 19:28 UTC
19 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

“Prepar­ing for a Pan­demic: Stage 3: Grow Food if You Can [COVID-19, hort, US, Pa­treon]”

Kenny
3 Apr 2020 17:57 UTC
7 points
9 comments1 min readLW link
(siderea.dreamwidth.org)

[Question] How cred­ible is the the­ory that COVID19 es­caped from a Wuhan Lab?

Self-Embedded Agent
3 Apr 2020 6:47 UTC
10 points
12 comments1 min readLW link

The Peter At­tia Drive pod­cast epi­sode #102: Michael Oster­holm, Ph.D.: COVID-19—Les­sons learned, challenges ahead, and rea­sons for op­ti­mism and concern

Kenny
4 Apr 2020 5:19 UTC
7 points
5 comments1 min readLW link
(peterattiamd.com)

[Question] What to draw from Mac­in­tyre et al 2015?

ChristianKl
5 Apr 2020 16:56 UTC
11 points
6 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] How strong is the ev­i­dence for hy­drox­y­chloro­quine?

Chris_Leong
5 Apr 2020 9:32 UTC
35 points
14 comments1 min readLW link

Dis­cus­sion about COVID-19 non-sci­en­tific ori­gins con­sid­ered harmful

dyokomizo
5 Apr 2020 15:48 UTC
−16 points
13 comments2 min readLW link

Hy­drox­y­chloro­quine: the day sci­ence stopped

Filipe Marchesini
5 Apr 2020 18:09 UTC
20 points
2 comments3 min readLW link

[Question] What is the max­i­mum num­ber of COVID-19 tests which could be performed un­til the end of the year?

Roko Jelavić
5 Apr 2020 19:19 UTC
5 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] How can we quan­tify the good done of donat­ing PPEs vs ven­tila­tors?

BrianTan
6 Apr 2020 14:41 UTC
1 point
1 comment1 min readLW link

[Question] What is go­ing on in Sin­ga­pore and the Philip­pines?

jmh
6 Apr 2020 11:27 UTC
13 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] What are the Nth Order Effects of the Coron­avirus?

Yoav Ravid
7 Apr 2020 13:55 UTC
9 points
7 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] How do you do fit-test­ing for KN95/​N95/​FFP2/​FFP3 masks?

ChristianKl
7 Apr 2020 8:46 UTC
13 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

Would 2009 H1N1 (Swine Flu) ring the alarm bell?

AllAmericanBreakfast
7 Apr 2020 7:16 UTC
33 points
13 comments5 min readLW link

On R0

Zvi
7 Apr 2020 23:20 UTC
66 points
6 comments15 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Han­son & Mow­show­itz De­bate: COVID-19 Variolation

Ben Pace
8 Apr 2020 0:07 UTC
39 points
3 comments77 min readLW link

Would 2014-2016 Ebola ring the alarm bell?

AllAmericanBreakfast
8 Apr 2020 2:01 UTC
16 points
7 comments5 min readLW link

[Question] How do you de­ter­mine tem­per­a­ture cut­offs for women’s body-tem­per­a­ture?

ChristianKl
8 Apr 2020 12:11 UTC
9 points
5 comments1 min readLW link

The Ethics of Ventilators

palisatrium
8 Apr 2020 20:15 UTC
1 point
0 comments1 min readLW link

English sum­maries of Ger­man Covid-19 ex­pert podcast

Chi Nguyen
8 Apr 2020 20:29 UTC
23 points
0 comments2 min readLW link
(www.notion.so)

COVID-19 and the US Elections

jmh
8 Apr 2020 18:25 UTC
10 points
5 comments1 min readLW link

Ways you can get sick with­out hu­man contact

Connor_Flexman
8 Apr 2020 22:41 UTC
52 points
14 comments6 min readLW link

[Question] Why don’t we have ac­tive hu­man tri­als with in­ac­ti­vated SARS-COV-2?

ChristianKl
9 Apr 2020 19:40 UTC
17 points
10 comments1 min readLW link

The Value Is In the Tails

fylo
10 Apr 2020 16:53 UTC
29 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

App-Based Disease Surveillance After COVID-19

RedMan
10 Apr 2020 18:52 UTC
1 point
3 comments1 min readLW link

Leav­ing Things For Others

jefftk
12 Apr 2020 11:50 UTC
16 points
2 comments2 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

[Question] Are there any pre­dic­tion mar­kets for Covid-19?

devas
13 Apr 2020 14:47 UTC
4 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

Where should LessWrong go on COVID?

Elizabeth
13 Apr 2020 21:39 UTC
61 points
22 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Coron­avirus: Jus­tified Key In­sights Thread

Ben Pace
13 Apr 2020 22:40 UTC
54 points
32 comments2 min readLW link

[Question] Why don’t we tape sur­gi­cal masks to the face to seal them air­tight?

ChristianKl
14 Apr 2020 8:33 UTC
16 points
15 comments1 min readLW link

Far-Ul­travi­o­let Light in Public Spaces to Fight Pan­demic is a Good Idea but Premature

Kirby Sikes
14 Apr 2020 20:27 UTC
45 points
35 comments12 min readLW link

[Question] What does the curve look like for coro­n­avirus on a sur­face?

eapache
15 Apr 2020 2:07 UTC
4 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

Alarm bell for the next pan­demic, V.2

AllAmericanBreakfast
15 Apr 2020 6:47 UTC
9 points
5 comments6 min readLW link

Lead­ers sup­port global truce to turn fire on coronavirus

JohnCDraper
16 Apr 2020 14:49 UTC
3 points
10 comments1 min readLW link

My Covid-19 Think­ing: 4/​17

Zvi
17 Apr 2020 19:50 UTC
66 points
7 comments16 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

My stum­ble on COVID-19

AllAmericanBreakfast
18 Apr 2020 4:32 UTC
40 points
5 comments3 min readLW link

[Question] My dad got stung by a bee, and is mildly aller­gic. What are the trade­offs in­volved in de­cid­ing whether to have him go the the emer­gency room?

elityre
18 Apr 2020 22:12 UTC
10 points
8 comments1 min readLW link

covid-19 notes, 4/​19/​20

nostalgebraist
20 Apr 2020 5:30 UTC
29 points
1 comment9 min readLW link
(nostalgebraist.tumblr.com)

[Question] Equil­ibrium point of the so­cial evolu­tion un­der the se­lec­tive pres­sure of COVID-19?

Yandong Zhang
21 Apr 2020 15:06 UTC
−3 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Could city de­sign im­pact spread of in­fec­tions?

jmh
22 Apr 2020 14:57 UTC
3 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

Anal­y­sis of COVID-19 su­per­spread events (linkpost)

Jay Molstad
23 Apr 2020 16:17 UTC
4 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

My Covid-19 Think­ing: 4/​23 pre-Cuomo Data

Zvi
23 Apr 2020 21:40 UTC
25 points
5 comments20 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

The Chilling Effect of Confiscation

jefftk
25 Apr 2020 2:50 UTC
39 points
7 comments1 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

Mar­ket-shap­ing ap­proaches to ac­cel­er­ate COVID-19 re­sponse: a role for op­tion-based guaran­tees?

27 Apr 2020 22:43 UTC
39 points
0 comments6 min readLW link

Emer­gency Cen­tral Planning

jefftk
28 Apr 2020 0:50 UTC
16 points
14 comments1 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

Chris Master­john on Coron­avirus, Part 2

philh
28 Apr 2020 21:50 UTC
6 points
0 comments8 min readLW link
(reasonableapproximation.net)

On “COVID-19 Su­per­spreader Events in 28 Coun­tries: Crit­i­cal Pat­terns and Les­sons”

Zvi
29 Apr 2020 19:40 UTC
68 points
12 comments10 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Sea­son­al­ity of COVID-19, Other Coron­aviruses, and Influenza

Radford Neal
30 Apr 2020 21:43 UTC
11 points
9 comments1 min readLW link
(radfordneal.wordpress.com)

Covid-19 4/​30: Stuck in Limbo

Zvi
30 Apr 2020 20:40 UTC
30 points
8 comments7 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Reopen Protest Sign Survey

jefftk
1 May 2020 3:40 UTC
35 points
4 comments3 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

Ni­coti­namide ri­boside and SARS-CoV-2

William Walker
1 May 2020 16:10 UTC
9 points
8 comments1 min readLW link

Pueyo: How to Do Test­ing and Con­tact Trac­ing [Sum­mary]

DerekF
1 May 2020 22:29 UTC
7 points
1 comment6 min readLW link

COVID-19 from a differ­ent angle

jmh
4 May 2020 17:58 UTC
8 points
6 comments1 min readLW link

Covid-19: New York’s An­ti­body Tests 2

Zvi
6 May 2020 17:40 UTC
17 points
0 comments10 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

[Question] Does iso­lat­ing the high-risk sup­press COVID-19?

Fahad Alkhater
6 May 2020 21:18 UTC
3 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

[Question] Plans for COVID-19?

lsusr
8 May 2020 4:37 UTC
8 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

Why there’s an ethanol glut and san­i­tizer short­age (WSJ)

William Walker
9 May 2020 15:08 UTC
0 points
2 comments1 min readLW link
(www.wsj.com)

Why COVID-19 pre­ven­tion at the mar­gin might be bad for most LWers

Kenoubi
10 May 2020 0:19 UTC
20 points
23 comments2 min readLW link

The Great­est Host

trentbrick
10 May 2020 20:28 UTC
34 points
8 comments14 min readLW link

Covid-19: Comorbidity

Zvi
10 May 2020 21:30 UTC
45 points
8 comments7 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

[Question] Will the world hit 10 mil­lion recorded cases of COVID-19? If so when?

jmh
13 May 2020 17:26 UTC
7 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

Sugges­tions for mak­ing re­search as trust­wor­thy, in­tel­ligible and quickly available as possible

mickofemsworth
14 May 2020 14:47 UTC
3 points
0 comments4 min readLW link

Ad­ding a House­mate Un­der Covid

jefftk
14 May 2020 21:30 UTC
16 points
2 comments1 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

Help wanted: Im­prov­ing COVID-19 con­tact-trac­ing by es­ti­mat­ing res­pi­ra­tory droplets

steve2152
22 May 2020 14:05 UTC
8 points
0 comments1 min readLW link
(github.com)

Plague in As­sas­sin’s Creed Odyssey

Zvi
24 May 2020 12:00 UTC
30 points
3 comments1 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Covid-19 5/​29: Dumb Reopening

Zvi
29 May 2020 21:00 UTC
26 points
0 comments2 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Covid-19: My Cur­rent Model

Zvi
31 May 2020 17:40 UTC
189 points
69 comments19 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

[Question] Will the many protests through­out the USA prove to be good test cases for re­open­ing?

jmh
31 May 2020 12:15 UTC
9 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

FHI pa­per on COVID-19 gov­ern­ment countermeasures

jacobjacob
4 Jun 2020 21:06 UTC
50 points
5 comments1 min readLW link
(doi.org)

Covid-19 6/​4: The Eye of the Storm

Zvi
4 Jun 2020 20:50 UTC
35 points
7 comments6 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

[Question] Does tak­ing ex­treme mea­sures to avoid the coro­n­avirus make sense when you fac­tor in the pos­si­bil­ity of a re­ally long life?

adamzerner
5 Jun 2020 0:58 UTC
4 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

Quaran­tine Bub­bles Re­quire Direct­ness, and Tol­er­ance of Rudeness

Raemon
7 Jun 2020 19:52 UTC
40 points
8 comments3 min readLW link

Es­ti­mat­ing COVID-19 Mor­tal­ity Rates

Benquo
7 Jun 2020 15:45 UTC
9 points
28 comments2 min readLW link
(benjaminrosshoffman.com)

COVID-19: The Illu­sion of Stability

PeterMcCluskey
8 Jun 2020 18:46 UTC
34 points
1 comment5 min readLW link
(www.bayesianinvestor.com)

[Question] Can Covid-19 spread by sur­face trans­mis­sion?

Raemon
10 Jun 2020 22:09 UTC
68 points
9 comments1 min readLW link

Se­cond Wave?

jefftk
14 Jun 2020 14:00 UTC
25 points
0 comments1 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

[Question] If the re­pro­duc­tion num­ber is so­cially “con­trol­led” to its in­flec­tion point 1, what are the eth­i­cal and pre­dic­tive im­pli­ca­tions?

rockthecasbah
15 Jun 2020 16:01 UTC
1 point
2 comments1 min readLW link

Si­mu­lacra Levels and their Interactions

Zvi
15 Jun 2020 13:10 UTC
144 points
46 comments17 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Covid-19 6/​18: The Virus Goes South

Zvi
18 Jun 2020 20:10 UTC
55 points
5 comments6 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

[Question] Has any­one ex­plored de­liber­ate in­fec­tion with milder coro­n­avirus strains for cross-im­mu­nity?

polyamorousRobot
23 Jun 2020 22:23 UTC
2 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

Covid 6/​25: The Dam Breaks

Zvi
25 Jun 2020 18:30 UTC
120 points
21 comments8 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Somerville Mask Usage

jefftk
30 Jun 2020 14:50 UTC
17 points
4 comments1 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

Se­cond Wave Covid Deaths?

jefftk
1 Jul 2020 20:40 UTC
35 points
16 comments2 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

[Question] What are the risks of per­ma­nent in­jury from COVID?

Daniel Kokotajlo
7 Jul 2020 16:30 UTC
42 points
9 comments1 min readLW link

Was SARS-CoV-2 ac­tu­ally pre­sent in March 2019 wastew­a­ter sam­ples?

landfish
7 Jul 2020 23:08 UTC
4 points
1 comment2 min readLW link

Par­tially Step­ping Down Isolation

jefftk
8 Jul 2020 11:40 UTC
18 points
10 comments2 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

Ni­coti­namide ri­boside vs. SARS-coV-2 update

William Walker
8 Jul 2020 19:50 UTC
10 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

Cost/​Benefit anal­y­sis of School Clo­sures in the US

anna.becca.g@gmail.com
10 Jul 2020 23:35 UTC
9 points
8 comments3 min readLW link

Max­i­mal Ventilation

jefftk
11 Jul 2020 1:20 UTC
30 points
6 comments2 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

Covid-19: Anal­y­sis of Mor­tal­ity Data

Zvi
11 Jul 2020 21:30 UTC
32 points
12 comments12 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

[Question] What is the cur­rent state of knowl­edge around COVID-19 at-home reme­dies?

Dorikka
12 Jul 2020 22:50 UTC
9 points
7 comments1 min readLW link

Pos­si­ble new pneu­mo­nia in Kazahk­stan (July 2020)

Jay
12 Jul 2020 20:41 UTC
2 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Public Figures Con­tract­ing COVID-19 as Pos­i­tive Event

mc
15 Jul 2020 19:56 UTC
−11 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

Covid 7/​16: Be­com­ing the Mask

Zvi
16 Jul 2020 12:40 UTC
88 points
20 comments15 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Restocking

jefftk
23 Jul 2020 13:40 UTC
12 points
0 comments1 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

New Paper on Herd Im­mu­nity Thresholds

Zvi
29 Jul 2020 20:50 UTC
41 points
17 comments9 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Fight the Power

Jacobian
22 Jun 2020 2:19 UTC
21 points
3 comments7 min readLW link

LW Team Up­dates: Pan­demic Edi­tion (March 2020)

Ruby
26 Mar 2020 23:55 UTC
37 points
1 comment5 min readLW link

RT-LAMP is the right way to scale di­ag­nos­tic test­ing for the coronavirus

Kevin
4 Aug 2020 10:05 UTC
38 points
6 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] RFC: COVID-19 Statis­ti­cal Guilt

Erhannis
4 Aug 2020 6:46 UTC
3 points
4 comments8 min readLW link

The Quan­ti­ta­tive Rea­son­ing Deficit

proshowersinger
7 Aug 2020 3:05 UTC
9 points
8 comments3 min readLW link

[Question] UK Pre­dicted Grades

cwg1g16
10 Aug 2020 17:36 UTC
2 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

[Question] What price would you pay for the RadVac Vac­cine and why?

bgold
22 Aug 2020 0:17 UTC
18 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

Ex­po­sure or Con­tacts?

jefftk
22 Aug 2020 13:00 UTC
15 points
4 comments2 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

Covid 9/​3: Meet the New CDC

Zvi
3 Sep 2020 13:40 UTC
48 points
9 comments11 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

[Question] When should I be con­cerned about my Oura mea­sure­ments in­di­cat­ing COVID-19?

ChristianKl
4 Sep 2020 22:15 UTC
11 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Effi­cacy of Vi­tamin D in helping with COVID

df fd
8 Sep 2020 10:49 UTC
13 points
11 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] De­ci­sion the­ory anal­y­sis of whether vac­cines should be dis­tributed prior to the com­ple­tion of stage three tri­als please

rockthecasbah
7 Sep 2020 23:50 UTC
4 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] In 1 year and 5 years what do you see as “the nor­mal” world.

jmh
10 Sep 2020 12:47 UTC
8 points
9 comments1 min readLW link

Covid 9/​17: It’s Worse

Zvi
17 Sep 2020 15:10 UTC
52 points
41 comments8 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Link: Vi­tamin D Can Likely End the COVID-19 Pan­demic—Root­claim Blog

Kenny
18 Sep 2020 17:07 UTC
18 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

Pre­pare for COVID-19 Hu­man Challenge Tri­als — A Pe­ti­tion in Canada (and soon, the UK)

abierohrig
21 Sep 2020 19:38 UTC
4 points
0 comments2 min readLW link

Ra­tion­al­ist prep­per thread

avturchin
28 Jan 2020 13:42 UTC
21 points
15 comments1 min readLW link

Even if your Voice Shakes

Hivewired
6 Mar 2020 18:04 UTC
49 points
17 comments1 min readLW link
(hivewired.wordpress.com)

It’s Time To Stop Dancing

jefftk
9 Mar 2020 3:30 UTC
36 points
2 comments1 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

[Question] How Do You Con­vince Your Par­ents To Prep? To Quaran­tine?

Elizabeth
16 Mar 2020 3:42 UTC
27 points
7 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] How to op­ti­mize my time fight­ing COVID-19?

Ian David Moss
19 Mar 2020 19:15 UTC
29 points
1 comment2 min readLW link

Food Spend­ing Dur­ing Covid

jefftk
1 Aug 2020 17:10 UTC
10 points
10 comments1 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

[Question] Which COVID-19 serol­ogy (an­ti­body) test is best?

knite
5 Aug 2020 18:54 UTC
5 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

Imag­ine a World Where Govern­ments Treated COVID-19 Properly

jdampolargo
12 Aug 2020 22:52 UTC
−2 points
0 comments4 min readLW link

Covid 8/​20: A Lit­tle Progress

Zvi
20 Aug 2020 14:30 UTC
46 points
6 comments15 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Coron­avirus and Rents II

jefftk
21 Aug 2020 2:30 UTC
11 points
2 comments1 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

[Question] Cur­rent guidance for COVID-19 self-care?

knite
23 Aug 2020 2:10 UTC
21 points
10 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Why hasn’t there been re­search on the effec­tive­ness of zinc for Covid-19?

Rudi C
24 Aug 2020 20:58 UTC
12 points
6 comments1 min readLW link

Hoard­ing and Shortages

jefftk
25 Feb 2020 18:40 UTC
20 points
5 comments1 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)
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