Working on a couple important pieces
Hoping to have them out soon
Meanwhile, here’s a very smart piece from Eugyppius about this Science article on why the promised “tripledemic” - Covid, flu, and RSV - is fantasy.
This is one of the primary reasons that we should think less about viruses. We find feces deeply revolting, and this is an evolutionary adaptation, because fecal matter is full of dangerous bacteria. We have similar disgust reactions to vermin and insects, which are likewise notorious vectors of disease. In contrast, we generally don’t find coughing or sneezing to be an inherently disturbing activity, and the reason is very likely that there’s no upside in trying to avoid seasonal respiratory infections.