A.J. Fish
A media monitoring newsletter for COVID's vaccination era. Viewed by prominent public health instructors and reporters at NBC, KHN, NYT & WaPo. In your inbox *only on Thursdays*. Misinformation/disinformation hotspots included.
Created 18 Aug 2021
  • Reinfection Clip Library
    28 Nov 2021about 18 hours ago • < 1 min read
    People, stories, outlets are falsely claiming one infection confers lifetime immunity to COVID-19. The following clips from the and TracingCOVID newsletter archives show nontrivial re...
  • A Milestone Within a Marathon & Refactoring Ahead
    18 Nov 2021 • 1 min read
    *Trigger warning: the following is a pro-vaccination edition. COVID is not done. But she pours you sparkling cider, because Introduction: COVID morbidity and mortality remain unacceptably high. Early ...
  • Why SARS2 Hates Halloween -and- Dia de los Muertos
    28 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    2021.10.28 In the news this week: A shortened issue for the greatest holiday week in the world. England still not wearing enough masks. As the establishment chatters something called VRBPAC, the publi...
  • Men's Health Issue
    22 Oct 2021 • 8 min read
    In Aztec mythology, Chalchiuhtotolin was a god of disease and plague. He can tempt humans into self-destruction, but when he takes his turkey form he can also cleanse them of contamination, absolve th...
  • 2021.10.14 England's Pharma-only Mitigation Culture
    14 Oct 2021 • 10 min read
    Introduction: At “Talking COVID” hosted by UC Santa Barbara weeks ago, Dr. Daniel Griffin of Columbia University recalled something interesting from his teens growing up in NYC while HIV was felling h...
  • Vigilante Contact Tracing
    07 Oct 2021 • 12 min read
    October 7, 2021 Preamble: This is the final back-to-school surge issue. Boredom is a safety hazard in civil engineering circles. Repetition & reinforcement journalism doesn’t sell well. It takes time ...
  • 2021.09.30 Immunity or Bust
    30 Sep 2021 • 12 min read
    In the news this week: Japan gambles on lifting all restrictions. TV doctors say the most selfish measure the U.S. could take would be to vaccinate the world. Other TV doctors floor the gas pedal to i...
  • 2021.09.23 A Tiny Distinction With Massive Implications
    23 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
    In the news this week: Your editor predicts that a year from now, this time will be seen as a significant turning point. Air semantics affect the tech industry. States which ban mask mandates witness ...
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    23 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    Get 70% off for 1 year Dear readers, anyone can become a subscriber and gain access to the latest issue: 2021.09.23 A Tiny Distinction with Massive Implications 🔒 Allow me to share a significant reve...
  • Infodemics & Unflattened Curves
    16 Sep 2021 • 9 min read
    In the news this week: (The links below are not exhaustive, but arranged in a sequence designed for the reader to take in a low cognitive-load *shallow dive*. Recommendation: slow down in **FACES** an...
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