“Tribes call on Biden, Congress to remove Snake River dams”

The Wealth of Matik: Lou-ann Ika’wega Neel, Kwakwaka’wakw Nation, 2014. “SEATTLE (AP) — A coalition of Northwest tribal leaders calling on President Joe Biden and Congress on Thursday to remove four massive dams on the Snake River to help restore salmon runs. “Congress and the president must act boldly and urgently to remove the lower …

“Long COVID: vaccines’ impact and prevalence among (initially) asymptomatic”

From an email sent by "Your Local Epidemiologist" by Katelyn Jetelina "Long COVID is one of the least understood parts of the pandemic. "Scientific studies have estimated between 10-30% have long COVID19, especially among those initially hospitalized for the disease (studies are here, here, and here). But there are two really important, unanswered questions: If you already have long …

“Pfizer, Moderna vaccines 90% effective in preventing coronavirus infections in U.S. study of essential workers, CDC”

Lena H. Sun The Washington Post 29MAR21 “The Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines being deployed to fight the coronavirus pandemic are robustly effective in preventing infections in real-life conditions, according to a federal study released Monday that provides reassurance of protection for front-line workers in the United States. “In a study of about 4,000 health-care personnel, …

“First Covid, Then Psychosis: ‘The Most Terrifying Thing I’ve Ever Experienced”

“Like a small number of Covid survivors with no previous mental illness, Ivan Agerton developed psychotic symptoms weeks after his coronavirus infection. By Pam Belluck • March 22, 2021Updated 2:22 p.m. ET “Ivan Agerton pulled his wife, Emily, into their bedroom closet, telling her not to bring her cellphone. “I believe people are following me,” …

“Using the ocean to track volcanic activity at Kīlauea”

Release Date: MARCH 18, 2021 A Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientist services one of the temporary seismometers deployed on the down-dropped block at Kīlauea summit near the rim of Halemaʻumaʻu crater. Instrumentation associated with HVO’s permanent Global Positioning System network can be seen in the background. USGS photo taken by N. Bennington on February 11, 2021. “Ocean …