News stories are appearing everywhere about new coronavirus variants appearing globally (in 31 countries as of Dec 31, 2020) and in the U.S. (California, Florida, Colorado).  While print and online sources generally treat this news with caution, talk of mutant viruses is front and center in the television and radio news cycle.  On my shortContinue reading “Variants”


This is a long one!  But it summarizes quite a bit of information that relates directly to social distancing policies, and what sorts of decisions our public officials are (or should be) making.  I have a couple more post topics lined up which should be shorter, one about vaccine development, and another about possible treatmentsContinue reading “Numbers”