Friday Update for 2021-01-15: Variants

Herewith three items of pandemic news you may have missed recently: Llama antibodies redux; two new viral variants out of Ohio; and the function of that second shot of vaccine. Plus news briefs and a frippery. What the second shot Continue reading →

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Tuesday Update for 2021-01-12: Inhalable

Herewith three items of pandemic news you may have missed recently: In­fec­ted gorillas; inhalable therapies and prophylactics; and the greater dif­ficulty of testing new vaccine candidates once some have been auth­or­ized. Plus the accustomed frippery. After authorized vaccines, testing later Continue reading →

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Friday Update for 2021-01-08: Plasma

Herewith three items of pandemic news you may have missed recently: Pfizer’s vaccine handles the UK variant just fine; how to go about pro­duc­ing a vaccine-evading cor­ona­virus; and Biden will not hold back second doses. Plus the accustomed frippery. Biden Continue reading →

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Tuesday Update for 2021-01-05: Dosing

Herewith three items of pandemic news you may have missed recently: A particular risk of diabetes with Covid-19; worries of vaccine escape by the South African variant; and the many ideas floated for bolstering vaccine sup­ply. Plus a frippery. Ways Continue reading →

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Vaccine Availability Projections Over Time

I spent about 50 years doing software development, and one constant was that management always reported that projects were going to be finished in less than half the time than they were actually going to take, even if all went Continue reading →

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This is a group blog chronicling our new lives in the Twin Cities in the time of coronavirus social dis­tancing, quar­antine, working from home, and distance learning.

Would you like to add your voice to those of your neighbors who share notes here on how their lives are going in this suddenly tumultuous time?