Saturday, April 10, 2021

Saturday Stories: The End Of Year One, The End Of Hygiene Theatre, And The End Of The Whole Thing


Stephen Maher, in Macleans, with the comprehensive story of Canada's first year with the pandemic.

Emily Anthes, in The New York Times, on the end of overzealous cleaning.

Gregg Gonsalves, in The Nation, on what comes after the end of this stage of the pandemic. 


Saturday, March 27, 2021

Saturday, March 13, 2021

Saturday Stories: Vaccines For Longhaulers, EMT Reflections, And Societal Reopening


Akiko Iwasaki, in Medium, on how vaccination might help COVID longhaulers.

Jennifer Murphy, in The New York Times, reflects on her experiences as a NYC EMT during the worst of their pandemic.

Jane Philpott and David Walker, in The Ottawa Citizen, discuss the equitable reopening of society.


Saturday, March 06, 2021

Saturday, February 20, 2021

Saturday Stories: Which Vaccine Should You Get, And Summertime


Gideon Meyerowitz-Katz, in The Guardian, discusses which vaccine you should get.

James Hamblin, in The Atlantic, on what summer might look like (in the US mind you, here in Canada, given our exceedingly slow pace of vaccination, this might not apply)



Saturday, February 13, 2021

Saturday Stories: No Herd Immunity Without Vaccines, Hygiene Theatre, And Sleepwalking Into Disaster


Michaeleen Doucleff, in NPR, explains how a small town in Brazil has tragically shown us that without vaccines, herd immunity is impossible.

Derek Thompson, in The Atlantic, on the waste of resources and the disinformation that is hygiene theatre

Brooks Fallis, in The Globe and Mail, on how Canada is sleepwalking into our next disastrous surge.

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