About the project Tell Halaf, situated in Northeast Syria, is one of the most interesting sites in the Near East. It has a long history of excavation, starting with its discovery by the famous diplomat and scholar Max Freiherr von Oppenheim in 1899. In 2006, a new Syrian-German research team resumed the excavations at Tell […]
Today is Independence Day in the US. You’re not really celebrating freedom if you don't support the right to seek safety. 🎆 🎇
in some future year
we shall be worthy
of days of celebration
but in the present year
we should only observe
days of mourning.
Covid (@UCSF) Chronicles, Day 838
The die is now cast: BA.5 is destined to be our dominant virus.
In today’s 🧵I discuss the implications on the course of the pandemic, and how to think about responding.
(I use “BA.5” & not “BA.4/5” since BA.5 is poised to outrun BA.4.). (1/25)