kitty 

cats have a +8 racial bonus to Hide checks when in tall grass or underbrush.

covid, technical 

How can airborne transmission of COVID-19 indoors be minimised? [Preprint]

[S]everal hospital-based studies have performed air-sampling … [demonstrating] a potential risk for airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2.

Ventilation plays a critical role in removing exhaled virus-laden air … [the virus] is stable in airborne particles with a half-life of more than one hour…

[T]his article [covers] recommendations for ‘engineering level’ controls…

sciencedirect.com/science/arti

usa, eu, covid 

Note that the EU has a significantly larger population.

Google + NBC News cooperate to police independent web sites 

interesting how this NBC News reporter uses the BLM hashtag on what one would ordinarily presume to have been a tattling mission vs "fake news" undertaken without respect to ideology! :thonking:

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covid, animal testing, random lit finds 

tfw your preprint paper about the vaccine you developed literally uses the Apple "microbe" emoji to represent the coronavirus

just leaving this out for any who might need it... no reason... :doge:

coronavirus, USA, deaths-in-waiting maps 

creepily assembled by the NYT with help from a "data intelligence firm" using "anonymized" mobile phone location data

source: nytimes.com/interactive/2020/0

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