Open Thread: Zero Monkeypox Edition
Not feeling too well today, so I offer you the amusements of Zero Covid tsar Yaneer Bar-Yam instead. I swear that this is not a fake tweet:
This one is also not fake:
This guy basically just sits in his house freaking out about viruses all the time now.
Regular posting will resume tomorrow.
One suspects the susceptible population is somewhat less than "all of us"
I've not come across anything so far which would falsify the hypothesis that monkeypox has been low level endemic in the west among a subset of promiscuous gay and bisexual men, and that the rapid increase in case diagnosis is an artefact of increased awareness and testing
That's what I love about mathematical modeling. No constraints. Today Africa, tomorrow the South Pole.