A Misleading C.D.C. Number David Leonhardt, NYTimes
When the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new guidelines last month for mask wearing, it announced that “less than 10 percent” of Covid-19 transmission was occurring outdoors. … That benchmark “seems to be a huge exaggeration,” as Dr. Muge Cevik, a virologist at the University of St. Andrews, said. In truth, the share of transmission that has occurred outdoors seems to be below 1 percent and may be below 0.1 percent, multiple epidemiologists told me. The rare outdoor transmission that has happened almost all seems to have involved crowded places or close conversation.
Jeff Bezos’s New Yacht Comes With Its Own Yacht? New York Magazine
Did Colonial shut down the pipeline because its billing system was crippled?
To be clear: Colonial Pipeline is fully functional. The hack just may have affected Colonial’s ability to invoice customers.
So until they can get paid, they're going to hold the east coast ransom. https://t.co/ZBUZ65aBZq
— Robbie Jaeger 🔎 (@RobletoFire) May 10, 2021
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