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"Sometimes being scared is an act of courage." - Sergio Benvenuto
This will be informed by collective input. If there are any important questions that you do not see addressed in the original post, just mention them, and I will update it. If you have sources that address one or more of the questions compiled in the original post, draw attention to such and your source will be integrated accordingly. That said, theres a 10,000 character limit to this post, so some compressing may be in order
The whole point of this thread is to consolidate the data and opinions circulating the mediascape regarding Coronavirus, potentially pitting conflicting points against one another. This will provide an explicit point of departure for our own discussion - how do we make sense of it all?
1 - Climate and Capitalism - “Capitalist agriculture and Covid-19: A deadly combination”
(11 March) (https://climateandcapitalism.com/20...griculture-and-covid-19-a-deadly-combination/)
2 - NextStrain.org
(4 March) (https://nextstrain.org/ncov)
3 - National Health Service
(12 March) (https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/)
4 - Center for Disease Control
5 - NPR Goats and Soda - "Why They're Called 'Wet Markets' — And What Health Risks They Might Pose"
6 - WHO - "WHO, UN Foundation and partners launch first-of-its-kind COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund"
7 - Neoscope - Dan Robitzski - "After the Coronavirus, some patients face ongoing lung damage"
(13 March) (https://futurism.com/neoscope/coron...gn=c3ceb85d2c-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_03_13_07_53)
8 - Jingyuan Wang, Ke Tang, Kai Feng and Weifeng Lv - "High Temperature and High Humidity Reduce the Transmission of COVID-19"
(10 March) (https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3553617)
9 - Giorgio Agamben - "The Invention of an Epidemic"
(26 February) (https://autonomies.org/2020/03/giorgio-agamben-the-coronaviris-and-the-state-of-exception/)
10 - Robert Esposito - "Cured to the Bitter End"
(28 February) (https://www.journal-psychoanalysis.eu/coronavirus-and-philosophers/)
11 - Sergio Benvenuto - "Welcome to Seclusion"
(5 March) (ibid)
12 - Divya Dwivedi and Shaj Mohan - "The Community of the Forsaken: A Response to Agamben and Nancy"
(8 March) (ibid)
13 - Yu Chen, Qianyun Liu, Deyin Guo - "Coronaviruses: genome structure, replication, and pathogenesis"
(20 January) PDF
14 - Wenfei Song ,Miao Gui ,Xinquan Wang ,Ye Xiang - "Cryo-EM structure of the SARS coronavirus spike glycoprotein in complex with its host cell receptor ACE2" (13 August 2018)
15 - chuangcn.org - "Social Contagion: Microbiological Class War in China"
(26 February) (http://chuangcn.org/2020/02/social-contagion/)
16 - Moderna - "Moderna Ships mRNA Vaccine Against Novel Coronavirus (mRNA-1273) for Phase 1 Study"
17 - The Guardian - "Behavioural scientists form new front in battle against coronavirus"
18 - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health - "Infectious Disease Experts Recommend Using Antibodies from COVID-19 Survivors as Stopgap Measure to Treat Patients and Protect Healthcare Workers"
19 - Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovation - $2 billion required to develop a vaccine against the COVID-19 virus
20 - The Guardian - UK coronavirus crisis 'to last until spring 2021 and could see 7.9m hospitalised'
(15 March) (https://www.theguardian.com/world/2...il-spring-2021-and-could-see-79m-hospitalised)
21 - CNBC - "Germany tries to stop US from luring away firm seeking coronavirus vaccine"
(15 March) (https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/15/cor...stop-us-luring-away-firm-seeking-vaccine.html)
22 - Chung-Ming Chu, et al - "Initial viral load and the outcomes of SARS"
(23 November 2004) (https://www.academia.edu/4447835/Initial_viral_load_and_the_outcomes_of_SARS)
23 - U.S. House of Representatives - "Family First Coronavirus Response Act"
(14 March) PDF
24 - Wall Street Journal - "Coronavirus Symptoms Start About Five Days After Infection, New Research Finds"
25 - U.S. House of Representatives - "Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act"
(introduced 4 March)
26 - Kristian G. Andersen, et al - "The proximal origin of SARS-CoV-2"
(17 March) PDF
27 - globalhealthnow.org - "COVID-19’s Stop-Gap Solution Until Vaccines and Antivirals Are Ready"
28 - CNBC - "FDA grants ‘emergency use’ coronavirus test that can deliver results in 45 minutes"
29 - The Guardian - "How the Pandemic Will End"
30 - Chemical and Engineering News - "Structure of novel coronavirus spike protein solved in just weeks"
(19 February) (https://cen.acs.org/analytical-chem...ructure-novel-coronavirus-spike-protein/98/i8)
- CORONAVIRUS ORIGINS / RELATED VIRUSES
- CORONAVIRUS SYMPTOMATOLOGY / INCUBATION / SPREAD
- HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS
- CORONAVIRUS AND AGRIBUSINESS
- CORONAVIRUS LONGEVITY / QUARANTINE / SURVIVAL TACTICS
- VACCINES / TREATMENT
- ECONOMIC IMPACT / GLOBALIZATION / CAPITALISM
- AUTHORITIES RE: CORONAVIRUS (TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS; POLICIES)
- TERMS / ETYMOLOGY