Tuesday, August 15, 2023


 US officials probe Chinese malware on US military bases around world

The age of K: how ketamine became the decade’s defining drug The Face

Long COVID in a highly vaccinated population infected during a SARS-CoV-2 Omicron wave – Australia, 2022 (preprint) medRxiv. N = 22,744. From the Abstract: “In a highly vaccinated population (94% with >=3 vaccine doses), almost 20% of persons infected with the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant reported symptoms consistent with Long COVID 90 days post diagnosis. Long COVID was associated with sustained negative impacts on work/study and a substantial utilisation of GP services 2-3 months after the acute illness; however, ED presentations and hospitalisations for Long COVID were rare.”

UNSPEAKABLE WONDER The Lamp. Shohei Ohtani.

Southwest Pilots Union Forced To Negotiate With Airline Jalopnik

L.A.’s ‘Hot Labor Summer’ Flares Up Once Again Los Angeles Magazine. City workers to strike Tuesday

Some of California’s best-paid public employees say they’re ready to strike. Here’s why Cal Matters. Prison doctors and psychiatrists

Grindr Forces Workers Back to Office for Trying to Unionize, Organizers Say in ComplaintBloomberg

Need to Hire Workers in a Hot Job Market? Let Them Do Some Remote Work Wall Street Journal