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Covid-19

TagLast edit: 11 Mar 2021 1:22 UTC by Ruby

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

LessWrong Coron­avirus Link Database

13 Mar 2020 23:39 UTC
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Coron­avirus Jus­tified Prac­ti­cal Ad­vice Summary

15 Mar 2020 22:25 UTC
86 points
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[Question] LessWrong Coron­avirus Agenda

Elizabeth18 Mar 2020 4:48 UTC
135 points
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[Question] Coron­avirus: Jus­tified Prac­ti­cal Ad­vice Thread

28 Feb 2020 6:43 UTC
217 points
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Near-term plan­ning for sec­ondary im­pacts of coro­n­avirus lock­downs [as­sum­ing things don’t blow up]

VipulNaik21 Mar 2020 2:43 UTC
102 points
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Cred­i­bil­ity of the CDC on SARS-CoV-2

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

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

jimrandomh11 Feb 2020 20:23 UTC
133 points
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[Question] What are the costs, benefits, and lo­gis­tics of open­ing up new vac­cine fa­cil­ities?

Elizabeth31 Mar 2020 16:43 UTC
30 points
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April Coron­avirus Open Thread

Elizabeth31 Mar 2020 16:48 UTC
34 points
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Take­aways from one year of lockdown

mingyuan1 Mar 2021 3:53 UTC
169 points
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When to Re­v­erse Quaran­tine and Other COVID-19 Considerations

Benquo10 Mar 2020 16:37 UTC
46 points
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(benjaminrosshoffman.com)

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

Elizabeth18 Mar 2020 4:50 UTC
62 points
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Growth rate of COVID-19 outbreaks

Bucky9 Mar 2020 23:16 UTC
70 points
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Covid 12/​24: We’re F***ed, It’s Over

Zvi24 Dec 2020 15:10 UTC
304 points
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(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Mak­ing Vaccine

johnswentworth3 Feb 2021 20:24 UTC
511 points
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Rob Bens­inger’s COVID-19 overview

habryka28 Mar 2020 21:47 UTC
40 points
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(docs.google.com)

A Sig­nifi­cant Por­tion of COVID-19 Trans­mis­sion Is Presymptomatic

jimrandomh14 Mar 2020 5:52 UTC
115 points
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[Question] Re­search on re­pur­pos­ing filter prod­ucts for masks?

TurnTrout3 Apr 2020 16:32 UTC
42 points
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How likely is the COVID-19 apoc­a­lyp­tic sce­nario?

Roko Jelavić22 Apr 2020 10:28 UTC
14 points
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See­ing the Smoke

Jacob Falkovich28 Feb 2020 18:26 UTC
155 points
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March Coron­avirus Open Thread

Elizabeth8 Mar 2020 22:45 UTC
57 points
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[Question] Do we have up­dated data about the risk of ~ per­ma­nent chronic fa­tigue from COVID-19?

Eli Tyre14 Aug 2020 19:19 UTC
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Us­ing the Quan­tified Self paradigma for COVID-19

ChristianKl22 Mar 2020 21:14 UTC
27 points
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Mak­ing Sense of Coron­avirus Stats

jmh20 Feb 2020 15:12 UTC
23 points
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[Question] What hap­pens in a re­ces­sion any­way?

Elizabeth31 Mar 2020 1:16 UTC
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Some quick notes on hand hygiene

willbradshaw6 Feb 2020 2:47 UTC
67 points
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[Question] What is the typ­i­cal course of COVID-19? What are the var­i­ants?

Elizabeth9 Mar 2020 17:52 UTC
36 points
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Quaran­tine Preparations

jefftk25 Feb 2020 2:40 UTC
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(www.jefftk.com)

How About a Re­mote Var­i­o­la­tion Study?

Liron3 Apr 2020 12:04 UTC
25 points
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[Question] What will the eco­nomic effects of COVID-19 be?

Elizabeth24 Mar 2020 0:59 UTC
37 points
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[Question] How long does SARS-CoV-2 sur­vive on cop­per surfaces

ChristianKl7 Mar 2020 10:00 UTC
24 points
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The Puz­zling Lin­ear­ity of COVID-19

Radford Neal24 Apr 2020 14:09 UTC
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(radfordneal.wordpress.com)

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

catherio29 Aug 2020 23:01 UTC
151 points
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(microcovid.org)

How to Con­tribute to the Coron­avirus Re­sponse on LessWrong

Ben Pace24 Mar 2020 22:04 UTC
37 points
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[Question] What is the im­pact of vary­ing in­fec­tious dose of COVID-19?

Elizabeth5 Apr 2020 21:40 UTC
29 points
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[Question] What will hap­pen to sup­ply chains in the era of COVID-19?

Elizabeth31 Mar 2020 1:57 UTC
34 points
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[Question] Is the coro­n­avirus the most im­por­tant thing to be fo­cus­ing on right now?

adamzerner18 Mar 2020 22:48 UTC
49 points
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[Question] How will this re­ces­sion differ from the last two?

Elizabeth31 Mar 2020 1:32 UTC
35 points
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[Question] How likely is it that US states or cities will pre­vent travel across their bor­ders?

Eli Tyre14 Mar 2020 19:20 UTC
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[Question] How should I be think­ing about the risk of air travel (re: Coron­avirus)?

Eli Tyre2 Mar 2020 20:10 UTC
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Cri­sis and op­por­tu­nity dur­ing coronavirus

jacobjacob12 Mar 2020 20:20 UTC
70 points
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[Question] What is the best way to dis­in­fect a (rental) car?

Eli Tyre11 Mar 2020 6:12 UTC
15 points
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Coron­avirus: the four lev­els of so­cial dis­tanc­ing, and when and why we might tran­si­tion be­tween them

VipulNaik27 Mar 2020 3:07 UTC
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Draft: Models of Risks of De­liv­ery Un­der Coronavirus

Elizabeth28 Feb 2020 4:10 UTC
28 points
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(acesounderglass.com)

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

JustinShovelain9 Apr 2020 11:33 UTC
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[Question] Test­ing and con­tact trac­ing im­pact as­sess­ment model?

JustinShovelain9 Apr 2020 17:42 UTC
6 points
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[U.S. Spe­cific] Free money (~$5k-$30k) for In­de­pen­dent Con­trac­tors and grant re­cip­i­ents from U.S. government

10 Apr 2020 5:00 UTC
30 points
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Ham­mer and Mask - Wide spread use of reusable par­ti­cle fil­ter­ing masks as a SARS-CoV-2 erad­i­ca­tion strategy

EGI14 Apr 2020 22:32 UTC
31 points
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COVID-19: An op­por­tu­nity to help by mod­el­ling test­ing and trac­ing to in­form the UK government

JustinShovelain17 Apr 2020 17:21 UTC
14 points
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Holi­day Pitch: Reflect­ing on Covid and Connection

Raemon22 Apr 2020 19:50 UTC
58 points
14 comments12 min readLW link
(secularsolstice.com)

On New York’s An­ti­body Tests

Zvi25 Apr 2020 15:20 UTC
31 points
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(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Covid 9/​24: Un­til Mo­rale Improves

Zvi24 Sep 2020 15:40 UTC
95 points
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(thezvi.wordpress.com)

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

Eli Tyre25 May 2020 20:29 UTC
46 points
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My pre­dic­tion for Covid-19

TheMajor31 May 2020 23:25 UTC
17 points
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Covid 7/​23: The Se­cond Summit

Zvi23 Jul 2020 14:40 UTC
59 points
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(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Covid 12/​31: Meet the New Year

Zvi31 Dec 2020 17:20 UTC
112 points
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(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Author­i­ties and Amateurs

jefftk25 Mar 2020 3:40 UTC
137 points
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(www.jefftk.com)

COVID-19′s House­hold Se­condary At­tack Rate Is Unknown

jimrandomh16 Mar 2020 23:19 UTC
63 points
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[Question] How use­ful are masks dur­ing an epi­demic?

Elizabeth10 Mar 2020 22:12 UTC
32 points
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COVID-19 re­sponse as XRisk intervention

tyleralterman10 Apr 2020 6:22 UTC
46 points
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The Ham­mer and the Mask—A call to action

SimonF19 Apr 2020 13:36 UTC
18 points
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A Per­sonal (In­terim) COVID-19 Postmortem

Davidmanheim25 Jun 2020 18:10 UTC
158 points
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[Question] How likely is it that SARS-CoV-2 origi­nated in a lab­o­ra­tory?

CTVKenney25 Jan 2021 20:22 UTC
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[Question] What will be the big-pic­ture im­pli­ca­tions of the coro­n­avirus, as­sum­ing it even­tu­ally in­fects >10% of the world?

Daniel Kokotajlo26 Feb 2020 14:19 UTC
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COVID-19 growth rates vs interventions

Bucky27 Mar 2020 21:33 UTC
28 points
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[Question] If I in­ter­act with some­one with nCov for an hour, how likely am I to get nCov?

Raemon1 Mar 2020 23:53 UTC
38 points
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[Link] COVID-19 caus­ing deadly blood clots in younger people

orthonormal27 Apr 2020 21:02 UTC
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Peter’s COVID Con­soli­dated Brief − 29 Apr

peter_hurford29 Apr 2020 15:27 UTC
54 points
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[Question] What do we now know about long-term con­se­quences of a COVID-19 in­fec­tion?

ChristianKl15 Jul 2020 14:42 UTC
14 points
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Covid 8/​13: Same As It Ever Was

Zvi13 Aug 2020 15:40 UTC
53 points
3 comments16 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

FHI pa­per pub­lished in Science: in­ter­ven­tions against COVID-19

SoerenMind16 Dec 2020 21:19 UTC
114 points
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The Case for Ex­treme Vac­cine Effectiveness

Ruby13 Apr 2021 21:08 UTC
119 points
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Body Mass and Risk from COVID-19 and Influenza

Radford Neal7 Apr 2020 18:18 UTC
28 points
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(radfordneal.wordpress.com)

As­sorted thoughts on the coronavirus

adamzerner18 Mar 2020 7:08 UTC
11 points
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[Question] SARS-CoV-2 pool-test­ing al­gorithm puzzle

Steven Byrnes20 Mar 2020 13:22 UTC
41 points
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A quick and crude com­par­i­son of epi­demiolog­i­cal ex­pert fore­casts ver­sus Me­tac­u­lus fore­casts for COVID-19

Jotto9991 Apr 2020 13:59 UTC
47 points
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Has LessWrong been a good early alarm bell for the pan­demic?

AllAmericanBreakfast3 Apr 2020 9:44 UTC
13 points
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LW Coron­avirus Agenda Up­date 4/​6

Elizabeth6 Apr 2020 17:53 UTC
24 points
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Break­ing quaran­tine is neg­li­gence. Why are democ­ra­cies act­ing like we can only ask nicely?

syllogism24 Mar 2020 14:58 UTC
29 points
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Mask wear­ing: do the op­po­site of what the CDC/​WHO has been say­ing?

shminux2 Apr 2020 22:10 UTC
11 points
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[Question] You’ve Been Ex­posed to COVID-19: What Do You Wish You Knew?

Elizabeth6 Mar 2020 19:57 UTC
49 points
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[Question] When are im­munos­tim­u­lants/​im­muno­sup­pres­sants likely to be helpful for COVID-19?

John_Maxwell5 Mar 2020 21:44 UTC
13 points
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The Crit­i­cal COVID-19 In­fec­tions Are About To Oc­cur: It’s Time To Stay Home [cross­post]

Impassionata12 Mar 2020 18:50 UTC
36 points
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How to have a happy quarantine

mingyuan15 Mar 2020 3:42 UTC
84 points
20 comments4 min readLW link

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

Steven Byrnes23 Mar 2020 17:40 UTC
32 points
10 comments2 min readLW link

Please Help Me­tac­u­lus Fore­cast COVID-19

AABoyles14 Feb 2020 17:31 UTC
34 points
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(www.metaculus.com)

[Question] How to fly safely right now?

Ben Pace3 Mar 2020 19:35 UTC
29 points
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Com­pre­hen­sive COVID-19 Dis­in­fec­tion Pro­to­col for Pack­ages and Envelopes

John_Maxwell15 Mar 2020 10:00 UTC
28 points
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[Question] What should be my trig­gers for ini­ti­at­ing self quaran­tine re: Corona virus

Eli Tyre29 Feb 2020 20:09 UTC
34 points
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Effec­tive­ness of Fever-Screen­ing Will Decline

jimrandomh6 Mar 2020 23:00 UTC
69 points
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Why Tel­ling Peo­ple They Don’t Need Masks Backfired

Zack_M_Davis18 Mar 2020 4:34 UTC
27 points
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(www.nytimes.com)

March 25: Daily Coron­avirus Updates

27 Mar 2020 4:32 UTC
10 points
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LW Coron­avirus Agenda Up­date 3/​23

Elizabeth24 Mar 2020 1:05 UTC
44 points
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[Question] What is the safe in-per­son dis­tance for COVID-19?

Raemon26 Mar 2020 20:29 UTC
33 points
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[Question] What will be the eco­nomic effects of no restrictions

Yoav Ravid24 Mar 2020 6:48 UTC
20 points
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Seem­ingly Pop­u­lar Covid-19 Model is Ob­vi­ous Nonsense

Zvi11 Apr 2020 23:10 UTC
127 points
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(thezvi.wordpress.com)

How four guys helped redi­rect Ja­pan’s coro­n­avirus policy

Taran23 Apr 2020 9:22 UTC
32 points
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(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

Zvi7 May 2020 19:00 UTC
27 points
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(thezvi.wordpress.com)

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

Dorikka10 May 2020 19:17 UTC
12 points
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162 benefits of coronavirus

bfinn12 May 2020 11:19 UTC
41 points
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Pos­si­ble take­aways from the coro­n­avirus pan­demic for slow AI takeoff

Vika31 May 2020 17:51 UTC
128 points
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Covid-19 6/​11: Brac­ing For a Se­cond Wave

Zvi11 Jun 2020 21:30 UTC
61 points
6 comments5 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

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

Zvi9 Jul 2020 13:40 UTC
56 points
16 comments15 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

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

jmh12 Jul 2020 17:21 UTC
5 points
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Against Reopen­ing Ottawa

eapache18 Jul 2020 20:08 UTC
6 points
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Covid 8/​6: The Case of the Miss­ing Data

Zvi6 Aug 2020 21:40 UTC
43 points
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(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Covid 8/​27: The Fall of the CDC

Zvi27 Aug 2020 14:10 UTC
85 points
16 comments12 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Covid 9/​10: Vi­tamin D

Zvi10 Sep 2020 19:00 UTC
112 points
53 comments15 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Covid 10/​1: The Long Haul

Zvi1 Oct 2020 18:00 UTC
97 points
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(thezvi.wordpress.com)

[Question] Ra­tion­al­ist Town Hall: Pan­demic Edition

Ben Pace21 Oct 2020 23:54 UTC
50 points
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Pre­dic­tion: As­tra Zeneca ap­proval date

rockthecasbah19 Jan 2021 21:59 UTC
11 points
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How poor is US vac­cine re­sponse by com­par­i­son to other coun­tries?

aphyer17 Feb 2021 2:57 UTC
21 points
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Covid: CDC Is­sues New Guidance on Open­ing Schools

Zvi17 Feb 2021 20:00 UTC
52 points
11 comments11 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

[Question] Why aren’t we all us­ing Taf­fix?

ChristianKl26 Feb 2021 23:09 UTC
63 points
25 comments1 min readLW link

Covid 3/​4: De­clare Vic­tory and Leave Home

Zvi4 Mar 2021 13:20 UTC
90 points
28 comments13 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

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

Spiracular14 Mar 2020 22:46 UTC
34 points
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[Question] How can we es­ti­mate how many peo­ple are C19 in­fected in an area?

Elizabeth18 Mar 2020 4:49 UTC
20 points
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March 17th: Daily Coron­avirus Links

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

Re­fac­tor­ing EMH – Thoughts fol­low­ing the lat­est mar­ket crash

Alex_Shleizer28 Feb 2020 15:53 UTC
35 points
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[Question] Is there any value in self-quaran­tine (from Coron­avirus), if you live with other peo­ple who aren’t tak­ing similar pre­cau­tions?

Eli Tyre2 Mar 2020 7:31 UTC
32 points
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What I’m do­ing to fight Coronavirus

lsusr9 Mar 2020 21:11 UTC
83 points
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An alarm bell for the next pandemic

AllAmericanBreakfast6 Apr 2020 1:35 UTC
48 points
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[Question] When will to­tal cases in the EU sur­pass that of China?

jmh17 Mar 2020 12:34 UTC
7 points
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An­nounce­ment: LessWrong Coron­avirus Links Database 2.0

Ben Pace24 Mar 2020 22:07 UTC
28 points
5 comments1 min readLW link

Peter’s COVID Con­soli­dated Brief for 29 March

peter_hurford29 Mar 2020 17:07 UTC
79 points
7 comments16 min readLW link

Coron­avirus is Here

Zvi2 Mar 2020 14:10 UTC
66 points
17 comments3 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

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

nonzerosum12 May 2020 17:46 UTC
1 point
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[Question] Es­ti­mates of COVID risk rank­ings for differ­ent ac­tivi­ties when to­gether with peo­ple in the same house­hold?

nonzerosum29 Apr 2020 1:13 UTC
1 point
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[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?

nonzerosum29 Apr 2020 21:40 UTC
12 points
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List of prompts for brain­storm­ing COVID re­sponse pro­ject ideas

nonzerosum29 Apr 2020 21:39 UTC
2 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

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

KiranChokshi1 May 2020 5:29 UTC
3 points
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COVID-19 es­ti­mated test de­tec­tion win­dows for IgG, IgM and nasal PCR tests

nonzerosum11 May 2020 22:39 UTC
3 points
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Avoid­ing coro­n­avirus spread from fam­ily mem­bers, room­mates, ex­tended fam­ily and close friends

nonzerosum11 May 2020 22:38 UTC
4 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

Covid 5/​21: Limbo Under

Zvi14 May 2020 22:30 UTC
15 points
0 comments2 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

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

jacobjacob27 May 2020 16:38 UTC
54 points
1 comment6 min readLW link

Coron­avirus as a test-run for X-risks

SDM13 Jun 2020 21:00 UTC
66 points
10 comments18 min readLW link

Coron­avirus and Rents

jefftk20 Jun 2020 16:20 UTC
17 points
3 comments2 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

Covid 7/​2: It Could Be Worse

Zvi2 Jul 2020 20:20 UTC
85 points
13 comments16 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Quan­tify­ing House­hold Trans­mis­sion of COVID-19

Owain_Evans6 Jul 2020 11:19 UTC
35 points
4 comments4 min readLW link

Covid 7/​30: Whack a Mole

Zvi30 Jul 2020 15:50 UTC
39 points
4 comments10 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

[Question] Have the lock­downs been worth it?

12 Oct 2020 23:35 UTC
70 points
32 comments1 min readLW link

Covid 10/​22: Europe in Crisis

Zvi22 Oct 2020 15:40 UTC
80 points
13 comments15 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

[Question] Why are deaths not in­creas­ing with in­fec­tions in the US?

rockthecasbah1 Nov 2020 22:43 UTC
3 points
8 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Does there ex­ist a de­tailed Bayesian COVID tracker?

Optimization Process12 Nov 2020 5:06 UTC
8 points
5 comments1 min readLW link

I made an N95-level mask at home, and you can too

billmei17 Nov 2020 19:00 UTC
39 points
11 comments8 min readLW link

Thanks­giv­ing and Covid

jefftk20 Nov 2020 4:30 UTC
13 points
0 comments3 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

An ap­peal for vi­tamin D sup­ple­men­ta­tion as a pro­phy­lac­tic for coro­n­aviruses and in­fluenza and a sim­ple evolu­tion­ary the­ory for why this is plau­si­ble.

Michael A22 Dec 2020 19:40 UTC
11 points
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My Model of the New COVID Strain and US Response

Jacob Falkovich27 Dec 2020 4:34 UTC
51 points
13 comments4 min readLW link

Covid 1/​7: The Fire of a Thou­sand Suns

Zvi7 Jan 2021 17:00 UTC
157 points
57 comments27 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Covid 1/​14: To Launch a Thou­sand Shipments

Zvi14 Jan 2021 17:30 UTC
108 points
35 comments22 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Covid: Bill Gates and Vac­cine Production

Zvi28 Jan 2021 15:00 UTC
38 points
18 comments7 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Covid 2/​4: Safe and Effec­tive Vac­cines Aplenty

Zvi4 Feb 2021 14:50 UTC
90 points
25 comments25 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Judg­ing Our April 2020 Covid-19 Predictions

Zvi23 Feb 2021 17:20 UTC
53 points
12 comments10 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Ra­tion­al­ist prep­per thread

avturchin28 Jan 2020 13:42 UTC
19 points
15 comments1 min readLW link

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

jimrandomh4 Mar 2020 21:09 UTC
18 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

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

abergal16 Mar 2020 8:58 UTC
18 points
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SARS-CoV-2, 19 times less likely to in­fect peo­ple un­der 15

George24 Mar 2020 18:10 UTC
2 points
0 comments9 min readLW link
(blog.cerebralab.com)

March 24th: Daily Coron­avirus Link Updates

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

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

AllAmericanBreakfast7 Apr 2020 7:16 UTC
32 points
13 comments5 min readLW link

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

wolverdude29 Feb 2020 8:18 UTC
16 points
3 comments2 min readLW link

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

Derek Lomas8 Mar 2020 16:40 UTC
3 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

[Question] Liter­a­ture re­gard­ing epi­demics and poli­ti­cal sta­bil­ity?

jmh24 Feb 2020 13:21 UTC
8 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

The Ham­mer and the Dance

Chris_Leong20 Mar 2020 16:09 UTC
48 points
5 comments1 min readLW link
(medium.com)

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

BrianTan6 Apr 2020 14:41 UTC
1 point
1 comment1 min readLW link

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

ChristianKl7 Apr 2020 8:46 UTC
14 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

On R0

Zvi7 Apr 2020 23:20 UTC
63 points
6 comments15 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

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

ChristianKl8 Apr 2020 12:11 UTC
9 points
5 comments1 min readLW link

Step­ping Up Isolation

jefftk13 Mar 2020 16:00 UTC
30 points
0 comments2 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

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

jmh15 Mar 2020 2:58 UTC
5 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

LW Coron­avirus Agenda Up­date 3/​31

Elizabeth31 Mar 2020 21:40 UTC
31 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?

CheerfulWarrior1 Apr 2020 5:42 UTC
5 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

Peter’s COVID Con­soli­dated Brief for 2 April

peter_hurford2 Apr 2020 17:00 UTC
53 points
9 comments18 min readLW link

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

ChristianKl2 Apr 2020 19:28 UTC
19 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

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

Roko Jelavić5 Apr 2020 19:19 UTC
5 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Is Coron­avirus ac­tive in Sum­mer?

Anton Lorenzen1 Mar 2020 20:57 UTC
33 points
11 comments1 min readLW link

Quadratic mod­els and (un)falsified data

Bucky8 Mar 2020 23:34 UTC
32 points
8 comments3 min readLW link

Model es­ti­mat­ing the num­ber of in­fected per­sons in the bay area

Eli Tyre9 Mar 2020 5:31 UTC
21 points
21 comments4 min readLW link

Kevin Sim­ler: Outbreak

habryka16 Mar 2020 22:50 UTC
15 points
1 comment1 min readLW link
(meltingasphalt.com)

March 14/​15th: Daily Coron­avirus link updates

habryka16 Mar 2020 22:24 UTC
39 points
7 comments3 min readLW link

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

Bucky18 Mar 2020 22:36 UTC
50 points
5 comments3 min readLW link

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

ChristianKl3 Mar 2020 20:43 UTC
9 points
9 comments1 min readLW link

His­tory’s Biggest Nat­u­ral Experiment

jimrandomh24 Mar 2020 2:56 UTC
97 points
7 comments1 min readLW link

Coron­avirus: Cal­ifor­nia case growth

VipulNaik29 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?

CheerfulWarrior29 Mar 2020 8:40 UTC
4 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

COVID trans­mis­sion by talk­ing (& singing)

Steven Byrnes29 Mar 2020 18:26 UTC
42 points
1 comment3 min readLW link

Tak­ing Ini­tial Viral Load Seriously

Zvi1 Apr 2020 10:50 UTC
93 points
44 comments17 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

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

Kenny4 Apr 2020 5:19 UTC
7 points
5 comments1 min readLW link
(peterattiamd.com)

Han­son & Mow­show­itz De­bate: COVID-19 Variolation

Ben Pace8 Apr 2020 0:07 UTC
38 points
3 comments77 min readLW link

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

Jeremy Hadfield8 Mar 2020 3:22 UTC
13 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

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

gilch14 Mar 2020 21:42 UTC
8 points
6 comments1 min readLW link

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

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

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

avturchin13 Mar 2020 13:35 UTC
54 points
17 comments2 min readLW link

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

Eli Tyre14 Mar 2020 17:08 UTC
20 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

Robin Han­son on whether gov­ern­ments can squash COVID-19

DanielFilan19 Mar 2020 18:23 UTC
10 points
1 comment1 min readLW link
(www.overcomingbias.com)

March 19th: Daily Coron­avirus Links

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

[Question] How long should some­one quaran­tine to be sure they aren’t con­ta­gious with Covid?

Raemon21 Mar 2020 22:39 UTC
28 points
8 comments1 min readLW link

Coron­avirus Tech Handbook

Linda Linsefors21 Mar 2020 23:27 UTC
15 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

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

trseeker22 Mar 2020 2:27 UTC
40 points
3 comments2 min readLW link
(www.entuk.org)

Price Goug­ing and Spec­u­la­tive Costs

jefftk26 Mar 2020 1:50 UTC
60 points
16 comments3 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

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

jmh4 Mar 2020 13:35 UTC
22 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

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

Filipe Marchesini4 Mar 2020 0:02 UTC
14 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

Good News: the Con­tain­ment Mea­sures are Working

shminux17 Mar 2020 5:49 UTC
25 points
16 comments1 min readLW link

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

Bucky16 Mar 2020 16:52 UTC
16 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

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

Eli Tyre7 Mar 2020 3:53 UTC
13 points
10 comments1 min readLW link

Im­port­ing masks from China

lsusr19 Mar 2020 4:43 UTC
22 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] North Korea and COVID-19

jmh19 Mar 2020 15:51 UTC
7 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

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

avturchin22 Mar 2020 20:35 UTC
6 points
6 comments1 min readLW link

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

Kenny3 Apr 2020 17:57 UTC
7 points
9 comments1 min readLW link
(siderea.dreamwidth.org)

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

Yoav Ravid7 Apr 2020 13:55 UTC
8 points
7 comments1 min readLW link

English sum­maries of Ger­man Covid-19 ex­pert podcast

Chi Nguyen8 Apr 2020 20:29 UTC
22 points
0 comments2 min readLW link
(www.notion.so)

[Question] Ac­tive Recovery

Rarity Rings7 Mar 2020 20:29 UTC
13 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

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

Eli Tyre8 Mar 2020 23:53 UTC
8 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

Sarah Con­stantin: Oxy­gen Sup­ple­men­ta­tion 101

habryka20 Mar 2020 1:00 UTC
15 points
4 comments1 min readLW link
(srconstantin.github.io)

When to Donate Masks?

jefftk22 Mar 2020 13:20 UTC
33 points
9 comments2 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

[Question] SARS, MERS and COVID-19

jmh1 Mar 2020 20:53 UTC
7 points
5 comments1 min readLW link

Ineffec­tive Re­sponse to COVID-19 and Risk Compensation

Davidmanheim8 Mar 2020 9:21 UTC
29 points
23 comments1 min readLW link

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

jefftk15 Mar 2020 15:28 UTC
16 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

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

DanielFilan17 Mar 2020 6:14 UTC
8 points
5 comments1 min readLW link

Rea­sons why coro­n­avirus mor­tal­ity of young adults may be un­der­es­ti­mated.

avturchin15 Mar 2020 16:34 UTC
30 points
13 comments1 min readLW link

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

Matthew Barnett1 Mar 2020 19:39 UTC
24 points
7 comments2 min readLW link

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

jmh4 Mar 2020 13:24 UTC
12 points
7 comments1 min readLW link

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

Roko Jelavić10 Mar 2020 12:32 UTC
6 points
8 comments3 min readLW link

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

Eli Tyre15 Mar 2020 0:52 UTC
10 points
20 comments1 min readLW link

Us­ing smart ther­mome­ter data to es­ti­mate the num­ber of coro­n­avirus cases

Unnamed23 Mar 2020 4:26 UTC
29 points
8 comments3 min readLW link

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

Ben Pace26 Mar 2020 23:46 UTC
42 points
14 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Has the effec­tive­ness of fever screen­ing de­clined?

Ikaxas27 Mar 2020 22:07 UTC
8 points
9 comments1 min readLW link

mind viruses about body viruses

nostalgebraist28 Mar 2020 4:20 UTC
52 points
12 comments10 min readLW link
(nostalgebraist.tumblr.com)

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

davelaing28 Mar 2020 7:50 UTC
3 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

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

Ben Pace29 Mar 2020 4:00 UTC
34 points
11 comments1 min readLW link

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

jmh6 Apr 2020 11:27 UTC
13 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

Covid-19: Things I’m Do­ing Differently

jefftk5 Mar 2020 1:40 UTC
39 points
8 comments2 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

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

Elizabeth9 Mar 2020 0:16 UTC
21 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

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

Alex_Shleizer11 Mar 2020 22:30 UTC
25 points
31 comments2 min readLW link

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

orthonormal18 Mar 2020 18:41 UTC
60 points
28 comments1 min readLW link

Pos­si­ble worst out­comes of the coro­n­avirus epidemic

avturchin14 Mar 2020 16:26 UTC
19 points
7 comments1 min readLW link

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

Raemon20 Mar 2020 20:26 UTC
17 points
10 comments1 min readLW link

Rus­sian x-risks newslet­ter March 2020 – coro­n­avirus update

avturchin27 Mar 2020 18:06 UTC
11 points
0 comments2 min readLW link

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

warrenjordan27 Mar 2020 22:25 UTC
5 points
0 comments2 min readLW link

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

Patrick Long28 Mar 2020 18:20 UTC
7 points
8 comments1 min readLW link

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

Donald Hobson29 Mar 2020 22:27 UTC
13 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

The Ethics of Ventilators

palisatrium8 Apr 2020 20:15 UTC
1 point
0 comments1 min readLW link

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

jmh5 Mar 2020 14:10 UTC
8 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

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

kithpendragon18 Mar 2020 18:56 UTC
7 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

March 16th: Daily Coron­avirus Links

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

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

DonyChristie1 Mar 2020 5:37 UTC
10 points
5 comments1 min readLW link

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

Davidmanheim9 Mar 2020 6:59 UTC
34 points
1 comment2 min readLW link

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

Yoav Ravid14 Mar 2020 8:51 UTC
17 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

Covid-19 Points of Lev­er­age, Travel Bans and Eradication

Roko19 Mar 2020 9:08 UTC
87 points
47 comments5 min readLW link

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

gilch1 Mar 2020 20:41 UTC
6 points
4 comments2 min readLW link

March 21st: Daily Coron­avirus Links

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

The at­tack rate es­ti­ma­tion is more im­por­tant than CFR

avturchin1 Apr 2020 16:23 UTC
10 points
3 comments3 min readLW link

Hy­drox­y­chloro­quine: the day sci­ence stopped

Filipe Marchesini5 Apr 2020 18:09 UTC
20 points
2 comments3 min readLW link

Would 2014-2016 Ebola ring the alarm bell?

AllAmericanBreakfast8 Apr 2020 2:01 UTC
16 points
7 comments5 min readLW link

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

Donald Hobson6 Mar 2020 23:18 UTC
9 points
8 comments1 min readLW link

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

adamzerner19 Mar 2020 16:14 UTC
17 points
10 comments1 min readLW link

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

swimchord9 Mar 2020 6:12 UTC
6 points
1 comment2 min readLW link

March 20th: Daily Coron­avirus Links

habryka21 Mar 2020 19:17 UTC
9 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

Pulse Oxime­try & the Oxy­gen–Hae­moglobin Dis­so­ci­a­tion Curve

leggi22 Mar 2020 7:05 UTC
7 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

Coron­avirus Re­search Ideas for EAs

habryka27 Mar 2020 22:10 UTC
14 points
0 comments3 min readLW link
(forum.effectivealtruism.org)

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

Elizabeth6 Mar 2020 4:15 UTC
20 points
12 comments1 min readLW link

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

Mike Stop Continues10 Mar 2020 18:34 UTC
29 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

Coron­avirus tests and probability

skybrian11 Mar 2020 23:09 UTC
9 points
0 comments2 min readLW link

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

eapache18 Mar 2020 11:42 UTC
5 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Are US trea­sury bonds li­able to fail?

lc18 Mar 2020 23:04 UTC
3 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

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

jmh28 Feb 2020 14:53 UTC
4 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

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

ChristianKl12 Mar 2020 10:40 UTC
23 points
9 comments1 min readLW link

Mee­tups in the era of COVID-19

mingyuan15 Mar 2020 6:24 UTC
27 points
9 comments2 min readLW link

Mak­ing a Stand­ing Desk

jefftk7 Mar 2020 23:10 UTC
2 points
1 comment1 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

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

John_Maxwell25 Mar 2020 1:07 UTC
13 points
6 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Alter­na­tive mask materials

Dmitry Vaintrob27 Mar 2020 1:22 UTC
7 points
0 comments3 min readLW link

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

ChristianKl5 Apr 2020 16:56 UTC
11 points
6 comments1 min readLW link

Dis­cus­sion about COVID-19 non-sci­en­tific ori­gins con­sid­ered harmful

dyokomizo5 Apr 2020 15:48 UTC
−16 points
13 comments2 min readLW link

[Question] Cry­on­ics?

kinchen4 Mar 2020 2:40 UTC
9 points
8 comments1 min readLW link

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

adamzerner8 Mar 2020 8:32 UTC
9 points
31 comments1 min readLW link

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

hereisonehand8 Mar 2020 17:03 UTC
6 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

Let My Peo­ple Stay Home

Zvi17 Mar 2020 12:10 UTC
46 points
2 comments5 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Makeshift face touch warner

rmoehn18 Mar 2020 9:38 UTC
15 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

An Open Let­ter To The Con­gre­ga­tion Re­gard­ing The Up­com­ing Holiday

Zvi6 Mar 2020 15:40 UTC
25 points
0 comments2 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

[Question] How do you use face masks?

ChristianKl13 Feb 2020 14:18 UTC
10 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

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

Daniel Kokotajlo4 Mar 2020 18:04 UTC
25 points
16 comments1 min readLW link

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

AllAmericanBreakfast15 Mar 2020 19:21 UTC
11 points
6 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Ideas on es­ti­mat­ing per­sonal risk of infection

jmh23 Mar 2020 16:33 UTC
5 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

[Question] Ad­vice on re­duc­ing other risks dur­ing Coron­avirus?

eapache24 Mar 2020 23:30 UTC
13 points
5 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] What marginal re­turns now?

jmh30 Mar 2020 23:12 UTC
7 points
5 comments1 min readLW link

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

DanielFilan17 Mar 2020 6:12 UTC
21 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

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

FactorialCode18 Mar 2020 14:40 UTC
11 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

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

ChristianKl8 Mar 2020 9:31 UTC
11 points
5 comments1 min readLW link

Frivolous spec­u­la­tion about the long-term effects of coronavirus

skybrian15 Mar 2020 19:12 UTC
7 points
8 comments1 min readLW link

Ig­nor­ing Coun­try Cohorts

baken8 Mar 2020 8:07 UTC
6 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

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

jasoncrawford13 Mar 2020 15:46 UTC
21 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

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

ChristianKl19 Mar 2020 21:33 UTC
10 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

March 18th: Daily Coron­avirus Links

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

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

Hauke Hillebrandt20 Mar 2020 11:37 UTC
6 points
29 comments1 min readLW link

The Solu­tion is Inaction

Amritam Gamaya24 Mar 2020 18:01 UTC
9 points
5 comments4 min readLW link

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

jacob_cannell28 Mar 2020 18:26 UTC
0 points
44 comments1 min readLW link

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

Self-Embedded Agent3 Apr 2020 6:47 UTC
10 points
12 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] To mask or not mask

jmh4 Mar 2020 15:55 UTC
22 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

The Danes wish to know more about the coronavirus

Ruby14 Mar 2020 16:39 UTC
13 points
3 comments1 min readLW link
(marginalrevolution.com)

[Question] Coron­avirus Quan­ti­ta­tive Rea­son­ing Thread

Elizabeth8 Mar 2020 22:58 UTC
6 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

mRNA vac­cine de­vel­op­ment for COVID-19

ChristianKl21 Mar 2020 15:17 UTC
18 points
8 comments1 min readLW link

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

avturchin23 Mar 2020 21:44 UTC
6 points
0 comments5 min readLW link

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

romeostevensit23 Mar 2020 22:34 UTC
12 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

Coron­avirus Virol­ogy: A Begin­ner’s Guide

brook28 Mar 2020 20:47 UTC
25 points
7 comments5 min readLW link

C19 Pre­dic­tion Sur­vey Thread

jacob_cannell30 Mar 2020 0:53 UTC
8 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] How strong is the ev­i­dence for hy­drox­y­chloro­quine?

Chris_Leong5 Apr 2020 9:32 UTC
35 points
14 comments1 min readLW link

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

Elizabeth18 Mar 2020 4:50 UTC
33 points
13 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Should we build ther­mome­ter sub­sti­tutes?

T3t19 Mar 2020 7:43 UTC
5 points
9 comments1 min readLW link

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

Adam Scholl25 Feb 2020 9:59 UTC
28 points
11 comments1 min readLW link

Chris Master­john on Coron­avirus, Part 1

philh29 Mar 2020 11:00 UTC
14 points
3 comments10 min readLW link
(reasonableapproximation.net)

COVID-19 and the US Elections

jmh8 Apr 2020 18:25 UTC
10 points
5 comments1 min readLW link

Ways you can get sick with­out hu­man contact

Connor_Flexman8 Apr 2020 22:41 UTC
31 points
16 comments6 min readLW link

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

ChristianKl9 Apr 2020 19:40 UTC
17 points
10 comments1 min readLW link

The Value Is In the Tails

fylo10 Apr 2020 16:53 UTC
26 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

App-Based Disease Surveillance After COVID-19

RedMan10 Apr 2020 18:52 UTC
1 point
3 comments1 min readLW link

Leav­ing Things For Others

jefftk12 Apr 2020 11:50 UTC
16 points
2 comments2 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

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

devas13 Apr 2020 14:47 UTC
4 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

Where should LessWrong go on COVID?

Elizabeth13 Apr 2020 21:39 UTC
60 points
22 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Coron­avirus: Jus­tified Key In­sights Thread

Ben Pace13 Apr 2020 22:40 UTC
50 points
33 comments2 min readLW link

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

ChristianKl14 Apr 2020 8:33 UTC
16 points
22 comments1 min readLW link

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

Kirby Sikes14 Apr 2020 20:27 UTC
41 points
35 comments12 min readLW link

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

eapache15 Apr 2020 2:07 UTC
4 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

Alarm bell for the next pan­demic, V.2

AllAmericanBreakfast15 Apr 2020 6:47 UTC
10 points
5 comments6 min readLW link

Lead­ers sup­port global truce to turn fire on coronavirus

JohnCDraper16 Apr 2020 14:49 UTC
3 points
10 comments1 min readLW link

My Covid-19 Think­ing: 4/​17

Zvi17 Apr 2020 19:50 UTC
65 points
7 comments16 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

My stum­ble on COVID-19

AllAmericanBreakfast18 Apr 2020 4:32 UTC
39 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?

Eli Tyre18 Apr 2020 22:12 UTC
10 points
8 comments1 min readLW link

covid-19 notes, 4/​19/​20

nostalgebraist20 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 Zhang21 Apr 2020 15:06 UTC
−2 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Could city de­sign im­pact spread of in­fec­tions?

jmh22 Apr 2020 14:57 UTC
3 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

Anal­y­sis of COVID-19 su­per­spread events (linkpost)

Jay Molstad23 Apr 2020 16:17 UTC
4 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

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

Zvi23 Apr 2020 21:40 UTC
25 points
5 comments20 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

The Chilling Effect of Confiscation

jefftk25 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
38 points
1 comment6 min readLW link

Emer­gency Cen­tral Planning

jefftk28 Apr 2020 0:50 UTC
16 points
14 comments1 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

Chris Master­john on Coron­avirus, Part 2

philh28 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”

Zvi29 Apr 2020 19:40 UTC
67 points
12 comments10 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Sea­son­al­ity of COVID-19, Other Coron­aviruses, and Influenza

Radford Neal30 Apr 2020 21:43 UTC
10 points
9 comments1 min readLW link
(radfordneal.wordpress.com)

Covid-19 4/​30: Stuck in Limbo

Zvi30 Apr 2020 20:40 UTC
28 points
8 comments7 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Reopen Protest Sign Survey

jefftk1 May 2020 3:40 UTC
34 points
4 comments3 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

Ni­coti­namide ri­boside and SARS-CoV-2

William Walker1 May 2020 16:10 UTC
8 points
8 comments1 min readLW link

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

DerekF1 May 2020 22:29 UTC
7 points
1 comment6 min readLW link

COVID-19 from a differ­ent angle

jmh4 May 2020 17:58 UTC
8 points
6 comments1 min readLW link

Covid-19: New York’s An­ti­body Tests 2

Zvi6 May 2020 17:40 UTC
16 points
0 comments10 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

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

Fahad Alkhater6 May 2020 21:18 UTC
3 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

[Question] Plans for COVID-19?

lsusr8 May 2020 4:37 UTC
8 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

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

William Walker9 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

Kenoubi10 May 2020 0:19 UTC
21 points
23 comments2 min readLW link

The Great­est Host

trentbrick10 May 2020 20:28 UTC
33 points
8 comments14 min readLW link

Covid-19: Comorbidity

Zvi10 May 2020 21:30 UTC
42 points
8 comments7 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

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

jmh13 May 2020 17:26 UTC
6 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

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

mickofemsworth14 May 2020 14:47 UTC
3 points
0 comments4 min readLW link

Ad­ding a House­mate Un­der Covid

jefftk14 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

Steven Byrnes22 May 2020 14:05 UTC
7 points
0 comments1 min readLW link
(github.com)

Plague in As­sas­sin’s Creed Odyssey

Zvi24 May 2020 12:00 UTC
37 points
3 comments1 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Covid-19 5/​29: Dumb Reopening

Zvi29 May 2020 21:00 UTC
26 points
0 comments2 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Covid-19: My Cur­rent Model

Zvi31 May 2020 17:40 UTC
181 points
73 comments19 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

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

jmh31 May 2020 12:15 UTC
9 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

FHI pa­per on COVID-19 gov­ern­ment countermeasures

jacobjacob4 Jun 2020 21:06 UTC
47 points
5 comments1 min readLW link
(doi.org)

Covid-19 6/​4: The Eye of the Storm

Zvi4 Jun 2020 20:50 UTC
33 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?

adamzerner5 Jun 2020 0:58 UTC
4 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

Quaran­tine Bub­bles Re­quire Direct­ness, and Tol­er­ance of Rudeness

Raemon7 Jun 2020 19:52 UTC
37 points
8 comments3 min readLW link

Es­ti­mat­ing COVID-19 Mor­tal­ity Rates

Benquo7 Jun 2020 15:45 UTC
8 points
28 comments2 min readLW link
(benjaminrosshoffman.com)

COVID-19: The Illu­sion of Stability

PeterMcCluskey8 Jun 2020 18:46 UTC
32 points
1 comment5 min readLW link
(www.bayesianinvestor.com)

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

Raemon10 Jun 2020 22:09 UTC
65 points
9 comments1 min readLW link

Se­cond Wave?

jefftk14 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?

rockthecasbah15 Jun 2020 16:01 UTC
1 point
2 comments1 min readLW link

Si­mu­lacra Levels and their Interactions

Zvi15 Jun 2020 13:10 UTC
153 points
46 comments17 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Covid-19 6/​18: The Virus Goes South

Zvi18 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?

polyamorousRobot23 Jun 2020 22:23 UTC
2 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

Covid 6/​25: The Dam Breaks

Zvi25 Jun 2020 18:30 UTC
115 points
21 comments8 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Somerville Mask Usage

jefftk30 Jun 2020 14:50 UTC
17 points
4 comments1 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

Se­cond Wave Covid Deaths?

jefftk1 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 Kokotajlo7 Jul 2020 16:30 UTC
41 points
9 comments1 min readLW link

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

landfish7 Jul 2020 23:08 UTC
4 points
1 comment2 min readLW link

Par­tially Step­ping Down Isolation

jefftk8 Jul 2020 11:40 UTC
18 points
10 comments2 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

Ni­coti­namide ri­boside vs. SARS-coV-2 update

William Walker8 Jul 2020 19:50 UTC
10 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

Cost/​Benefit anal­y­sis of School Clo­sures in the US

anna.becca.g@gmail.com10 Jul 2020 23:35 UTC
9 points
8 comments3 min readLW link

Max­i­mal Ventilation

jefftk11 Jul 2020 1:20 UTC
31 points
6 comments2 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

Covid-19: Anal­y­sis of Mor­tal­ity Data

Zvi11 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?

Dorikka12 Jul 2020 22:50 UTC
10 points
7 comments1 min readLW link

Pos­si­ble new pneu­mo­nia in Kazahk­stan (July 2020)

Jay12 Jul 2020 20:41 UTC
2 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

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

mc15 Jul 2020 19:56 UTC
−11 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

Covid 7/​16: Be­com­ing the Mask

Zvi16 Jul 2020 12:40 UTC
82 points
20 comments15 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Restocking

jefftk23 Jul 2020 13:40 UTC
12 points
0 comments1 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

New Paper on Herd Im­mu­nity Thresholds

Zvi29 Jul 2020 20:50 UTC
40 points
17 comments9 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Fight the Power

Jacob Falkovich22 Jun 2020 2:19 UTC
23 points
3 comments7 min readLW link

LW Team Up­dates: Pan­demic Edi­tion (March 2020)

Ruby26 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

Kevin4 Aug 2020 10:05 UTC
35 points
7 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] RFC: COVID-19 Statis­ti­cal Guilt

Erhannis4 Aug 2020 6:46 UTC
3 points
4 comments8 min readLW link

The Quan­ti­ta­tive Rea­son­ing Deficit

proshowersinger7 Aug 2020 3:05 UTC
9 points
8 comments3 min readLW link

[Question] UK Pre­dicted Grades

cwg1g1610 Aug 2020 17:36 UTC
2 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

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

bgold22 Aug 2020 0:17 UTC
29 points
5 comments1 min readLW link

Ex­po­sure or Con­tacts?

jefftk22 Aug 2020 13:00 UTC
15 points
4 comments2 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

Covid 9/​3: Meet the New CDC

Zvi3 Sep 2020 13:40 UTC
49 points
9 comments11 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

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

ChristianKl4 Sep 2020 22:15 UTC
11 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Effi­cacy of Vi­tamin D in helping with COVID

df fd8 Sep 2020 10:49 UTC
16 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

rockthecasbah7 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.

jmh10 Sep 2020 12:47 UTC
8 points
9 comments1 min readLW link

Covid 9/​17: It’s Worse

Zvi17 Sep 2020 15:10 UTC
54 points
41 comments8 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

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

Kenny18 Sep 2020 17:07 UTC
20 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

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

abierohrig21 Sep 2020 19:38 UTC
4 points
0 comments2 min readLW link

Covid 10/​8: Oc­to­ber Surprise

Zvi8 Oct 2020 13:20 UTC
66 points
17 comments29 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

[Question] What was your be­hav­ioral re­sponse to covid-19 ?

George8 Oct 2020 19:27 UTC
7 points
6 comments2 min readLW link

Danc­ing With Covid

jefftk10 Oct 2020 2:10 UTC
14 points
3 comments1 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

In­creas­ing Iso­la­tion Again

jefftk25 Oct 2020 13:10 UTC
11 points
0 comments1 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

[Question] How should one deal with life threat­en­ing in­fec­tions or air planes?

Nacruno9629 Oct 2020 3:35 UTC
1 point
24 comments1 min readLW link

Covid-19 IFR from a Bayesian point of view

mwacksen4 Nov 2020 23:55 UTC
12 points
2 comments3 min readLW link

Covid ‘Mink var­i­ant’

henryaj6 Nov 2020 17:50 UTC
2 points
5 comments1 min readLW link

Teach Peo­ple to Rec­og­nize the Sound of Covid?

jefftk6 Nov 2020 14:30 UTC
21 points
8 comments2 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

Somerville Mask Usage II

jefftk7 Nov 2020 17:00 UTC
17 points
0 comments1 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

The 300-year jour­ney to the covid vaccine

jasoncrawford9 Nov 2020 23:06 UTC
113 points
7 comments5 min readLW link
(rootsofprogress.org)

[Question] What risks from vac­cines?

Bucky12 Nov 2020 23:32 UTC
9 points
9 comments1 min readLW link

FAR—UVC

todd@acatrack.net15 Nov 2020 19:34 UTC
1 point
0 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] When so­cial­iz­ing, to what ex­tent does walk­ing re­duce the risk of con­tract­ing Covid as op­posed to be­ing sta­tion­ary?

adamzerner16 Nov 2020 0:39 UTC
7 points
7 comments1 min readLW link

How the Moderna vac­cine works, and a note about mRNA vaccines

masasin17 Nov 2020 17:22 UTC
27 points
3 comments2 min readLW link

[Question] Com­par­ing Covid and Tobacco

rockthecasbah17 Nov 2020 16:13 UTC
4 points
24 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Can we get peo­ple to shut up on pub­lic trans­porta­tion?

ChristianKl28 Nov 2020 15:30 UTC
9 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

How We Failed COVID-19

LukeOnline2 Dec 2020 21:29 UTC
16 points
7 comments7 min readLW link

[Question] Is it safe to spend time with peo­ple who already re­cov­ered from COVID?

TurnTrout2 Dec 2020 22:06 UTC
7 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

[Question] From be­hind the vale of ig­no­rance, would you pre­fer fo­cused pro­tec­tion or the cur­rent Covid policy in the US

rockthecasbah3 Dec 2020 14:54 UTC
2 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Pre-Hind­sight Prompt: Why did 2021 NOT bring a re­turn to nor­malcy?

mike_hawke6 Dec 2020 17:35 UTC
22 points
13 comments1 min readLW link

Covid 12/​10: Vac­cine Ap­proval Day in America

Zvi10 Dec 2020 14:20 UTC
58 points
31 comments20 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

[Question] Would a more deadly virus have in­duced greater com­pli­ance with US lock­down re­stric­tions?

rockthecasbah20 Dec 2020 18:24 UTC
6 points
14 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] How Hard Would It Be To Make A COVID Vac­cine For One­self?

johnswentworth21 Dec 2020 16:19 UTC
117 points
29 comments2 min readLW link

A few predictions

rockthecasbah25 Dec 2020 1:27 UTC
5 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] What ev­i­dence will tell us about the new strain? How are you up­dat­ing?

Zvi25 Dec 2020 21:37 UTC
82 points
18 comments1 min readLW link

Cog­ni­tive mis­takes I’ve made about COVID-19

DanielFilan27 Dec 2020 0:50 UTC
45 points
3 comments2 min readLW link
(danielfilan.com)

“I Don’t Know” (2020 Sols­tice Speech)

Raemon30 Dec 2020 18:30 UTC
33 points
0 comments3 min readLW link

More predictions

rockthecasbah2 Jan 2021 15:53 UTC
8 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

Data about the new coro­n­avirus var­i­ant (B.1.1.7) from Denmark

Oskar Mathiasen2 Jan 2021 11:38 UTC
26 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

Fourth Wave Covid Toy Modeling

Zvi6 Jan 2021 18:30 UTC
107 points
22 comments14 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

COVID-19: home stretch and fourth wave Q&A

habryka6 Jan 2021 22:44 UTC
39 points
29 comments12 min readLW link

A vastly faster vac­cine rollout

KatjaGrace12 Jan 2021 7:40 UTC
86 points
38 comments5 min readLW link
(worldspiritsockpuppet.com)

[Question] Base rate of RCT from de­vel­op­ing coun­tries find­ing un­ex­pected effects

MichaelLowe12 Jan 2021 1:57 UTC
18 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

Ra­tion­alWiki on face masks

Viliam15 Jan 2021 1:55 UTC
75 points
29 comments3 min readLW link

[Question] Are there ex­am­ples of ra­tio­nal­ists get­ting cen­sored for COVID-19 re­lated com­mu­ni­ca­tion?

ChristianKl15 Jan 2021 18:46 UTC
15 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] What char­i­ties can I donate to for pre­vent­ing an­other pan­demic?

calsem15 Jan 2021 4:45 UTC
1 point
2 comments1 min readLW link

(USA) N95 masks are available on Amazon

Wei_Dai18 Jan 2021 10:37 UTC
52 points
21 comments1 min readLW link

1Day Sooner is Hiring a Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Director

1daysooner19 Jan 2021 4:25 UTC
16 points
0 comments1 min readLW link
(www.1daysooner.org)

Covid: The Ques­tion of Im­mu­nity From Infection

Zvi20 Jan 2021 15:50 UTC
67 points
9 comments2 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

You can send peo­ple KN95s

jefftk24 Jan 2021 23:40 UTC
18 points
2 comments1 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

[Question] Did con­va­les­cent plasma ther­apy drive the evolu­tion of more in­fec­tious covid strains?

Angela Pretorius27 Jan 2021 6:16 UTC
10 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

Covid 1/​28: Mud­dling Through

Zvi28 Jan 2021 16:50 UTC
97 points
18 comments35 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Vac­ci­nated Socializing

jefftk2 Feb 2021 3:20 UTC
29 points
12 comments2 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

Covid cafes

KatjaGrace3 Feb 2021 8:20 UTC
24 points
9 comments3 min readLW link
(worldspiritsockpuppet.com)

[Question] Why are clini­cal tri­als so ex­pen­sive?

ChristianKl5 Feb 2021 0:10 UTC
23 points
5 comments1 min readLW link

[Link] Sarah Con­stantin on RaDVaC

Orborde5 Feb 2021 16:08 UTC
38 points
4 comments1 min readLW link
(twitter.com)

#un­clogth­eFDA: a twit­ter storm to ap­prove vaccines

rockthecasbah7 Feb 2021 14:39 UTC
44 points
8 comments3 min readLW link

How would free pre­dic­tion mar­kets have al­tered the pan­demic?

mike_hawke9 Feb 2021 10:55 UTC
10 points
7 comments1 min readLW link

We got what’s needed for COVID-19 vac­ci­na­tion com­pletely wrong

ChristianKl10 Feb 2021 7:59 UTC
57 points
27 comments4 min readLW link

Covid 2/​11: As Expected

Zvi11 Feb 2021 18:30 UTC
92 points
79 comments21 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

[Question] What does the FDA ac­tu­ally do be­tween get­ting the trial re­sults and hav­ing their meet­ing?

ChristianKl12 Feb 2021 13:08 UTC
28 points
19 comments1 min readLW link

Not Yet the Dawn

Hivewired15 Feb 2021 4:00 UTC
6 points
0 comments3 min readLW link
(hivewired.wordpress.com)

Covid 2/​18: Vac­cines Still Work

Zvi18 Feb 2021 12:30 UTC
74 points
29 comments30 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

[Question] Could first doses first be bet­ter for the vac­cine hes­i­tant?

AllAmericanBreakfast22 Feb 2021 16:24 UTC
7 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

[Question] Are mul­ti­ple shorter ex­po­sures less likely to re­duce in in­fec­tions of COVID-19 then one larger ex­po­sure?

ChristianKl24 Feb 2021 13:14 UTC
10 points
9 comments1 min readLW link

Covid 2/​25: Hold­ing Pattern

Zvi25 Feb 2021 14:30 UTC
67 points
16 comments9 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Grad­ing my­self on SSC’s 2020 predictions

knite1 Mar 2021 19:55 UTC
15 points
8 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] How do you run a fit-test for a mask at home when you don’t have fancy equip­ment?

ChristianKl28 Feb 2021 20:30 UTC
19 points
30 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] At­tempt at a gears model of get­ting in­fected with COVID-19

ChristianKl2 Mar 2021 15:39 UTC
23 points
10 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] What other pep­tide vac­cines might it be use­ful to make?

jacobjacob3 Mar 2021 6:25 UTC
31 points
14 comments1 min readLW link

Sim­ple Tricks to Im­prove KN95 Masks

dawangy8 Mar 2021 8:59 UTC
25 points
6 comments2 min readLW link

Quaran­tine variety

KatjaGrace10 Mar 2021 8:40 UTC
12 points
0 comments1 min readLW link
(worldspiritsockpuppet.com)

Im­pact of de­lay­ing vac­ci­na­tions on the to­tal num­ber of deaths

qbolec11 Mar 2021 23:49 UTC
5 points
6 comments2 min readLW link

Covid 3/​12: New CDC Guidelines Available

Zvi12 Mar 2021 17:20 UTC
101 points
28 comments24 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

[Question] Nitric Ox­ide Spray… a cure for COVID19??

shminux15 Mar 2021 19:36 UTC
25 points
11 comments1 min readLW link

Covid 3/​18: An Ex­pected Quan­tity of Blood Clots

Zvi18 Mar 2021 13:50 UTC
74 points
25 comments15 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Another RadVac Test­ing Update

johnswentworth23 Mar 2021 17:29 UTC
123 points
17 comments5 min readLW link

Covid 3/​25: Own Goals

Zvi25 Mar 2021 13:50 UTC
80 points
17 comments19 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

[Question] Is there any plau­si­ble mechanisms for why tak­ing an mRNA vac­cine might be un­de­sir­able for a young healthy adult?

Mati_Roy8 Apr 2021 1:18 UTC
24 points
11 comments1 min readLW link

Some­times, it can take a while to no­tice confusion

masasin10 Apr 2021 3:24 UTC
27 points
11 comments5 min readLW link

Covid 4/​15: Are We Se­ri­ously Do­ing This Again

Zvi15 Apr 2021 13:00 UTC
80 points
30 comments9 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

[Question] What does vac­cine effec­tive­ness as a func­tion of time look like?

capybaralet17 Apr 2021 0:36 UTC
18 points
7 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] How long should I de­lay my sec­ond shot?

purge17 Apr 2021 8:51 UTC
8 points
5 comments1 min readLW link

Even if your Voice Shakes

Hivewired6 Mar 2020 18:04 UTC
48 points
17 comments1 min readLW link
(hivewired.wordpress.com)

It’s Time To Stop Dancing

jefftk9 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?

Elizabeth16 Mar 2020 3:42 UTC
27 points
7 comments1 min readLW link

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

Ian David Moss19 Mar 2020 19:15 UTC
28 points
1 comment2 min readLW link

Food Spend­ing Dur­ing Covid

jefftk1 Aug 2020 17:10 UTC
10 points
10 comments1 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

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

knite5 Aug 2020 18:54 UTC
5 points
0 comments1 min readLW link

Imag­ine a World Where Govern­ments Treated COVID-19 Properly

jdampolargo12 Aug 2020 22:52 UTC
−2 points
0 comments4 min readLW link

Covid 8/​20: A Lit­tle Progress

Zvi20 Aug 2020 14:30 UTC
47 points
6 comments15 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Coron­avirus and Rents II

jefftk21 Aug 2020 2:30 UTC
11 points
2 comments1 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

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

knite23 Aug 2020 2:10 UTC
20 points
10 comments1 min readLW link

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

Rudi C24 Aug 2020 20:58 UTC
12 points
6 comments1 min readLW link

Hoard­ing and Shortages

jefftk25 Feb 2020 18:40 UTC
20 points
5 comments1 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

COVID Strat­egy 101

Mike Harris5 Oct 2020 19:30 UTC
55 points
7 comments18 min readLW link

Covid 10/​15: Play­time is Over

Zvi15 Oct 2020 14:30 UTC
74 points
22 comments17 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

You have re­cov­ered from SARS-CoV-2. Now what?

Annapurna18 Oct 2020 17:52 UTC
15 points
1 comment5 min readLW link

Effec­tive Epidemiology

Mike Harris22 Oct 2020 19:45 UTC
25 points
13 comments9 min readLW link

How can I rec­on­cile these COVID test false-nega­tive num­bers?

Optimization Process27 Oct 2020 23:56 UTC
15 points
5 comments2 min readLW link

The case for C19 be­ing widespread

Hauke Hillebrandt28 Mar 2020 0:07 UTC
16 points
64 comments5 min readLW link

Covid Covid Covid Covid Covid 10/​29: All We Ever Talk About

Zvi29 Oct 2020 15:10 UTC
61 points
51 comments22 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Trick-or-treat­ing in Covid Times

jefftk31 Oct 2020 0:30 UTC
29 points
7 comments1 min readLW link
(www.jefftk.com)

Covid 11/​5: Don’t Men­tion the War

Zvi5 Nov 2020 14:20 UTC
64 points
17 comments28 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

[Question] Does BioNtech’s vac­cine re­sult of 90% dis­ease pre­ven­tion mean that 90% of the vac­ci­nated can’t pass the virus to other peo­ple?

ChristianKl10 Nov 2020 15:27 UTC
15 points
5 comments1 min readLW link

Covid 11/​12: The Winds of Winter

Zvi12 Nov 2020 14:30 UTC
100 points
67 comments19 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Covid 11/​19: Don’t Do Stupid Things

Zvi19 Nov 2020 16:00 UTC
72 points
29 comments23 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

[Question] How to think about wear­ing masks /​ dis­tanc­ing within the house­hold?

Sameerishere22 Nov 2020 6:56 UTC
1 point
6 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Why are young, healthy peo­ple ea­ger to take the Covid-19 vac­cine?

CheerfulWarrior22 Nov 2020 15:24 UTC
12 points
63 comments2 min readLW link

Covid 11/​26: Thanksgiving

Zvi26 Nov 2020 14:50 UTC
114 points
17 comments24 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Covid 12/​3: Land of Confusion

Zvi3 Dec 2020 14:20 UTC
79 points
37 comments23 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Covid 12/​17: The First Dose

Zvi17 Dec 2020 14:20 UTC
77 points
29 comments19 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Some things I’m look­ing for­ward to in 2021: prob­a­ble post-pan­demic edition

KatjaGrace17 Dec 2020 8:20 UTC
23 points
4 comments1 min readLW link
(worldspiritsockpuppet.com)

[Question] How many peo­ple have died in China from Covid-19?

DonyChristie30 Mar 2020 3:06 UTC
7 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

We des­per­ately need to talk more about hu­man challenge tri­als.

AllAmericanBreakfast19 Dec 2020 10:00 UTC
28 points
25 comments4 min readLW link

New SARS-CoV-2 variant

TheMajor20 Dec 2020 21:22 UTC
46 points
16 comments2 min readLW link

[Question] What trade should we make if we’re all get­ting the new COVID strain?

Jacob Falkovich25 Dec 2020 7:09 UTC
79 points
71 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Where are the post-COVID com­plain­ers?

knite28 Dec 2020 18:36 UTC
15 points
17 comments1 min readLW link

Over­all num­bers won’t show the English strain coming

UnexpectedValues1 Jan 2021 23:00 UTC
60 points
12 comments2 min readLW link

Con­tra StatNews: How Long to Herd Im­mu­nity?

AppliedDivinityStudies20 Jan 2021 22:06 UTC
24 points
0 comments11 min readLW link

Covid 1/​21: Turn­ing the Corner

Zvi21 Jan 2021 16:40 UTC
136 points
41 comments26 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

What if we all just stayed at home and didn’t get covid for two weeks?

KatjaGrace22 Jan 2021 9:10 UTC
37 points
12 comments3 min readLW link
(worldspiritsockpuppet.com)

Ten­ta­tive covid sur­face risk estimates

KatjaGrace25 Jan 2021 9:40 UTC
92 points
8 comments2 min readLW link
(worldspiritsockpuppet.com)

Covid Canada Jan25: low & slow

MalcolmOcean26 Jan 2021 11:48 UTC
26 points
7 comments4 min readLW link

O2 Curve Re­view: Well Worth the Money

eapache6 Feb 2021 22:35 UTC
8 points
2 comments5 min readLW link

Quadratic, not logarithmic

Just Learning8 Feb 2021 3:42 UTC
79 points
20 comments1 min readLW link

Par­ti­ci­pat­ing in a Covid-19 Vac­cine Trial

ejacob11 Feb 2021 20:35 UTC
37 points
14 comments7 min readLW link
(eidan.substack.com)

Heuris­tic: Re­place “No Ev­i­dence” with “No Rea­son”

Yair Halberstadt15 Feb 2021 21:25 UTC
44 points
9 comments2 min readLW link

RadVac Com­mer­cial An­ti­body Test Results

johnswentworth26 Feb 2021 18:04 UTC
228 points
29 comments3 min readLW link

Par­ti­ci­pat­ing in a Covid-19 Vac­cine Trial #2: We pretty much knew it would work the whole time

ejacob27 Feb 2021 0:47 UTC
7 points
3 comments2 min readLW link

Germs and Poli­tics

Will_Crowley1 Mar 2021 21:57 UTC
1 point
0 comments10 min readLW link

Par­ti­ci­pat­ing in a Covid-19 Vac­cine Trial #3: I Hope I feel Worse Tomorrow

ejacob5 Mar 2021 0:02 UTC
8 points
2 comments5 min readLW link

[Question] As­traZeneca COVID Vac­cine and blood clots

jmh15 Mar 2021 13:16 UTC
10 points
20 comments1 min readLW link

As­traZeneca vac­cine shows no pro­tec­tion against Covid-19 var­i­ant from Africa

Gytis Daujotas17 Mar 2021 18:45 UTC
13 points
1 comment1 min readLW link

[Question] What are the best re­sources to point peo­ple who are skep­ti­cal of get­ting vac­ci­nated for COVID-19 to?

ChristianKl20 Mar 2021 11:18 UTC
13 points
6 comments1 min readLW link

Canada Covid Up­date: think­ing out loud

MalcolmOcean22 Mar 2021 21:39 UTC
35 points
6 comments3 min readLW link

[Question] Why is COVID re­in­fec­tion rate still so un­cer­tain.

gleb24 Mar 2021 21:12 UTC
1 point
4 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Should I ad­vo­cate for peo­ple to not buy Iver­mectin as a treat­ment for COVID-19 in the Philip­pines for now?

BrianTan31 Mar 2021 13:59 UTC
7 points
4 comments2 min readLW link

Covid 4/​1: Vac­cine Passports

Zvi1 Apr 2021 12:10 UTC
49 points
52 comments27 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

[Question] By which mechanism does im­mu­nity fa­vor new Covid var­i­ants?

anorangic4 Apr 2021 10:24 UTC
2 points
5 comments1 min readLW link

Risk Bud­gets vs. Ba­sic De­ci­sion Theory

Vlad Firoiu5 Apr 2021 21:55 UTC
11 points
8 comments1 min readLW link

There Is No Con­trol Sys­tem For COVID

Mike Harris6 Apr 2021 17:16 UTC
29 points
8 comments10 min readLW link

[Question] How should I be­have ≥14 days af­ter my first mRNA vac­cine dose but be­fore my sec­ond dose?

dsj8 Apr 2021 6:24 UTC
8 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

Monastery and Throne

Jacob Falkovich6 Apr 2021 19:00 UTC
116 points
34 comments10 min readLW link

Covid 4/​9: Another Vac­cine Pass­port Objection

Zvi9 Apr 2021 14:50 UTC
51 points
31 comments14 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

[Question] How long would you wait to get Moderna/​Pfizer vs J&J?

Sameerishere12 Apr 2021 18:23 UTC
24 points
9 comments1 min readLW link

Post-COVID In­te­gra­tion Rituals

Unreal12 Apr 2021 16:54 UTC
43 points
1 comment4 min readLW link
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