PLEASE NOTE: The Omicron variant story is playing out at warp speed. Things written earlier in the week could already be out-of-date. Just keep that in mind while going through this week’s reads.

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Quote of the Day

"We are in yet another strange moment of the virus, where everything feels like a repeat of some other period in the virus, and yet things are, once again, distinctly different."

(Shannon Palus)

Chart of the Day

The current risk of someone in a 30 person event having Covid. (HT: @pkedrosky)