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Notes, reading list of things on Sunday am and more…

Notes, reading list of things on Sunday am and more…

How the coronavirus spreads in those everyday places we visit – by Andy Larsen, Salt Lake Tribune. Real data, from actual cases, with cause and effect of actions.

Convergent Antibody Responses to SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Convalescent Individuals – biorxiv.org. Severe illnesses get antibodies that stick around and/or could be effective, mild cases maybe not so much. Why we might not get a coronavirus vaccine – The Guardian.

I asked Mikey to post about his experiences, good post – Biohacking : Fitness Trackers and Coronavirus.

Will Bars Exist in NYC After the Coronavirus? – The New York Times.

Cuba credits two drugs with slashing coronavirus death toll – Reuters.

New York state reports 84 new coronavirus-related deaths – CNN. Got below 100, a long way to go, but progress.

Coronavirus: ‘Baffling’ observations from the front line – BBC.

Eschaton is a surreal Zoom nightclub — and a theater for the age of social distancing – The Verge.

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Streets Opened for Social Distancing – NYC GOV.

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Hudson Square retailers update – May 22, Adafruit is delivering PPE to the local areas and beyond – hudsonsquarebid.org. Adafruit is shipping PPE (personal protective equipment) to the following locations at this time: New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Vermont, and Massachusetts. Please check back for expanded areas.

What Do Business Communities Do Now? The President of the Hudson Square Business Improvement District has some ideas – BY ELLEN BAER.

Open Safely, Build Back Betteradafruit.com/opensafely

New York State has partnered with Bloomberg Philanthropies, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Vital Strategies to create the NYS Contact Tracing Program, a nation-leading initiative to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and make it safer to begin to return to normal again. Contact Tracers work with people who have tested positive for COVID-19 to identify people they have had contact with and let them know they may have been exposed to the disease.  If you get a call from “NYS Contact Tracing” (518-387-9993), PLEASE answer the phone. Answering the phone will keep your loved ones and community safe.

CDC emphasizes coronavirus does not spread easily on surfaces, seems like a step back, we’re not going to change our protocols, however – we’ll keep an eye on this.

Nytimes

The front page of The New York Times for May 24, 2020.

COVID-19 Antibody Screening for New York City Residentsbioreference-appointments.com/nyc

“Germ-Zapping Robots”: How Hollywood Might Kill Coronavirus Fears on Set – Hollywood Reporter.

Could a New Ultraviolet Technology Fight the Spread of Coronavirus? – Columbia researcher David Brenner believes far-UVC light—safe for humans, but lethal for viruses—could be a ‘game changer.’

Magnolia Bakery Is Experimenting With New Light Tech That Supposedly Safely Kills Viruses. The hit bakery chain is installing new light technology at its UWS and West Village locations that reportedly kills viruses and bacteria – EATER NY. Magnolia Bakery to combat coronavirus with futuristic ‘cleanse portal’ – NY POST. These article refer to to Healthe Lighting, will check it out later, it’s not far to walk to see if it’s installed and how it works.

MTA Invests $1 Million in Ultraviolet Light Machines to Clean Subways – NY1. Refers to PURO lighting.


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