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A well-tempered (and filtered) environment?
BLUF: Indoor air quality guidance is changing, with extensive possibilities for change in building design, maintenance, public health and environmental concerns.
And there is new EPA guidance: “[b]uilding owners and operators should engage experts, facilities managers, and others who are skilled, trained, and/or certified in HVAC work to develop and implement plans to improve IAQ and manage air flows.”
Q: Will this result in new architectural and management choices?
For more see EPA Publishes Best Practices for Indoor Air Quality in Combating COVID-19
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Mammalian Hosts for Covid-19 Abound and mutations are to be expected.
BLUF: Covid-19 has apparently infected a large percentage of deer in North America. Mammalian hosts have the possibility of serving as reservoirs for pathogens.
Biologists suggest that the prospect for successful containment measures – aka “Covid zero” -- looks unlikely.
The question is whether wild animals will serve up mutations and, if so, on what timetable?
See this article for more detail Researcher finds 'stunning' rate of COVID among deer. Here's what it means for humans
Whither Russian Cyber War?
BLUF: Experts largely agree that Russia has not engaged in “cyberwar” in Ukraine -- and the term alone might cause some to blink.
For some, the apparent lack of cyberwar has given renewed rise to abandon concerns about cyberwar and focus on crime and espionage. Others see hybrid threats and warfare on the horizon — to include the further use and abuse of the cyber domain.
Q: Is Russia holding back? Or is “cyberwar” largely already on?
A thought piece: Where is Russia’s cyberwar? Researchers decipher its strategy