Drought Map for Dec. 24th 2020

Osterholm on New Coronavirus Mutations

Dr. Osterholm and host Chris Dall discuss reports of new SARS-CoV-2
variants from the UK and South Africa and potential implications, additional federal recommendations for vaccine prioritization, further information on vaccines for pregnant women, and the epidemiology of the pandemic heading into the holidays. https://www.cidrap.umn.edu/covid-19/podcasts-webinars/episode-37

Did they have to die? How America’s Covid-19 response left 3,000 health workers dead

There MUST be a reckoning for all the incompetence. OK, this has been an extraordinarily difficult time. Deadly, life or death, urgent crises come once a minute. But our medical system is, supposedly, designed to take care of these.
For at least the last 25 years people like Mike Osterholm have been sounding the alarm. Not much happened, save for some very large medical systems.
We’ve got to find out why. And who needs help, and get it to them. The current plague is just the worst in our experience. These is worse to come. >>><<<

Did they have to die? How America’s Covid-19 response left 3,000 health workers dead
https://crofsblogs.typepad.com/h5n1/2020/12/did-they-have-to-die-how-americas-covid-19-response-left-3000-health-workers-dead.html