The scale of death and economic damage that the coronavirus is bringing to the U.S. could have been avoided—if only we had started testing for the virus sooner.
Meghan Duffy"What’s happening here, in this country, was avoidable. Nearly every flaw in America’s response to the virus has one source: America did not test enough people for COVID-19." (article is free as part of the Atlantic's free coronavirus coverage)
Meghan Duffy"Because there is evidence of community spread, the Washtenaw County Health Dept is no longer naming public low-risk exposure locations. Residents can assume there is a possibility the virus may be present when they are in public places in the community."
Meghan DuffyNot surprisingly, the Michigan coronavirus data is now showing signs of community transmission, with infections in people who haven't traveled and with no known contacts with diagnosed #COVID19 cases
Meghan Duffy#MentalHealth resource for #UMich folks: this database lets you search for #MentalHealth providers in the community, with the possibility to filter based on insurance, gender, whether they're located near a bus route and a few other factors
Nancy Moran has devoted her career to investigating details of how microbes make a home in aphids and now bees
Meghan DuffyThis article about Nancy Moran is great, focusing on her amazing contributions to science (I'm a huge fan of her work!), but also touching on aspects of her career (including her time as a grad student at #UMich!) and life as a single mom.
Meghan Duffy#AnnArbor folks: Michigan now allows everyone to vote via absentee ballot! If you're interested, sign up for the Automatic Absent Voter List here: a2gov.org/avlist That will make it so you automatically receive the absentee ballot *application* for elections.
The NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory was formed to observe and understand the Earth system and to develop products, through a commitment to research that will advance the National Oceanic and Atmopsheric Administration's environmental...