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July 2, 2020 / 2 tweets
Marc Lipsitch (@mlipsitch)

Exciting opportunity to work with a great team @nychealthy on cluster-detection of #COVIDー19 cases using #Satscan https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=383bf721-6673-469d-9c0c-ef04ea39c63d&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=372739&source=CC2&lang=en_US for applicants with master’s or doctoral degree

July 2, 2020 / 11 tweets
Natalie E. Dean, PhD (@nataliexdean)

Japan is using big teams of public health nurses to perform “cluster busting” contact tracing. A thread summarizing their approach, as described in this translated (almost official) guidance document now on the web. 1/11 https://drive.google.com/file/d/1RxLGyRhdKcW-g_laLb7SQxFanW_kJcRP/view https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-06-23/the-low-tech-way-that-japan-managed-to-tackle-the-virus-quickly

July 2, 2020 / 2 tweets
Carl T. Bergstrom (@CT_Bergstrom)

For the east coast morning crowd:

As colleges and universities explore ways of reopening safely in the autumn, the @CDC has made the inexplicable and irresponsible decision not to recommend testing asymptomatic individuals at entry, or on an ongoing basic. Thread:

Carl T. Bergstrom (@CT_Bergstrom):
This recommendation from @CDCgov, coupled with the rationale given, beggars belief.

This is thinest of absence-of-evidence arguments. https://t.co/QdYy5HKl7E

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