BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-07-06 Tu

Things that went whizzing by I want to remember: First:If our death rate is 1% of those who got enough of a case to get subsequent immunity, then with 600,000 deaths we have 20% of the total population immune as a result of their previous case. If one-third of those who had the disease also get vaccination, then that lowers the vaccination threshold for herd immunity against Delta to 72% of the total population. There’s a clump of blue-state counties (unfortunately not Los Angeles) that are there or almost there.The gob-smacking thing, of course, is the political divide...

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