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  1. I'm so sorry Lee! I'm sending you early morning sunshine from the SF Bay area!
  2. Eli Lily down 7.95% this morning after NEJM article on their Alzheimer’s drug Donanemab (posted on Saturday). https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa2100708
  3. OK - you are appointed Gov. of the Federal Reserve. What would you do? No correct answers please.
  4. Is it? Or is the market just discounting the lower purchasing power of the dollar that is to come and adjusting stock prices as measured in future dollars.
  5. Pfizer can't deliver vaccines to the EU as previously scheduled. Shipments will be postponed a couple of months... EU stock market dives.
  6. *BIDEN: STIMULUS PACKAGE TO BE IN TRILLIONS OF DOLLARS *BIDEN: WILL LAY OUT STIMULUS PACKAGE DETAILS NEXT THURSDAY *BIDEN SAYS HIS STIMULUS PACKAGE PRICE TAG WILL BE `HIGH' 10-year yields headed back toward session highs
  7. Arcturus $ARCT getting creamed as Phase 1/2 for ARCT-021 self-replicating Alphavirus-derived replicon RNA vaccine for COVID-19 shows neutralizing antibody titers of only 32, 33 and 46, following 5 µg single dose, 7.5 µg single dose and 5 µg boost. It should of had titers in the hundreds. Queue JPG of low titers.
  8. For the those who don't want to read it they've got a great summary at the bottom.
  9. As an aside - if you have kids and have anything to do with schools re-opening please consider this paper - it is the best I've read all year on the subject: Numerical investigation of aerosol transport in a classroom with relevance to COVID-19 aip.scitation.org/doi/10.1063/5.0029118
  10. Merck's MK4482 (was EIDD-2801) has a lot of very important people set to benefit if Phase II trials go well (primary end point in October and study end in November). Cheap to make, kills SARS-CoV-2 and oral i.e. all the drawbacks of Remdesivir this drug does not have. Some posit it may be a mutagen. We'll see. But given how high up some of the people involved are who are involved in this drug it will likely get the benefit of the doubt from the FDA if the results are even marginally acceptable (there are some very irregular things going on in the funding/development). Best of all - they have n
  11. Tokyo hits the 48% seroprevalence mark with a low fatality rate. A drop in new cases seems to indicate they have reached herd immunity: https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.09.21.20198796v1.full.pdf+html
  12. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies From Cancer Complications
  13. That's intense and encapsulates 2020 for me as well. Cal Berkeley 1995 also - lived on Telegraph Ave. I remember - I remember when we used to have rain! The bell tower in the rain on the way to class in the A.M. - that was my intro to Berkeley. I thought the rain would never end.
  14. You were smart to buy the air filter. I thought no way this would last this long so we didn't get one. Instead I bought two generators this spring thinking I'd be all set for the PG&E outages this summer. Turns out I picked the wrong prophylactic! So at this point I'm hoping the smoke cures COVID-19 so there will be an upside
  15. I want to go hiking so bad but I've been resisting the urge. This is going to be another boring weekend! I just read they had to evacuate half a million people in Oregon!
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