HAVING A GOOD ONE
The omicron variant: The mildness of “the media variant” of the coronavirus has convinced some journalists to ease up on the fight against the pandemic.
Here comes the shift! https://t.co/GLKK7pCNBw
— Michael Brendan Dougherty (@michaelbd) December 28, 2021
HAVING A BAD ONE
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: The federal public health agency is being mocked on Twitter for badly bundling its estimate of the prevalence of omicron.
If they revised last week's figure from 73% to 22% (!!!!!!! Seriously WTF?!?!?) I think we have to assume the CDC's method is crap and should be ignored going forward. https://t.co/6aDc522JdF
— Nate Silver (@NateSilver538) December 28, 2021