November 17, 2020


first snow new fridge

It may have snowed a bit earlier this month, but today marked the first snow I saw with my own eyes. It lasted for a split second and may have only been a couple of flakes, but there it was.

Six weeks after ordering it, our new refrigerator arrived today. Not sure why, but I'm sort of looking forward to organizing it.

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Immunological memory to SARS-CoV-2 assessed for greater than six months after infection (

The memory component of the immune response to SARS CoV-2 is coming into focus. It appears to be a bit heterogenous, much like the initial response, but "immune memory consisting of at least three immunological compartments was measurable in ~90% of subjects > 5 months PSO, indicating that durable immunity against COVID-19 disease is a possibility in most individuals."

tags: sarscov2covid19vaccine

link published in /2020/11/17

Singapore biotech firm hopes for 'widespread' release of new Covid-19 treatment by early 2021 (

We might find ourselves awash with vaccines and treatments for COVID-19 in early 2021. It's possible that in the span of a year, the clinical challenge may have gone from not knowing how to treat the disease at all to not know which treatment is the best to use in a particular situation.

tags: covid19

link published in /2020/11/17