Is the variant question keeping you awake at night? No need for that, writes Kate today in her piece on experts addressing the issue.
In other news:
- The Planning Commission approves a new development on Valencia Street.
- The tracker tells us vaccines have been undercounted.
- And Grand Rounds looks at the year we’ve been through – and the future.
Stay safe and enjoy the weather,
Experts say mounting evidence indicates that the threat posed by variants has been overhyped.
Main indicators continue to show a low virus prevalence currently in the City. Also, DPH says vaccinations have been under-reported since early March.
When did the pandemic become real?
For Dr. Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, chair of UCSF’s Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, it was the cancellation of an NBA game.
“That is when the things that I had been saying were more than, ‘Oh, Mom is just the doctor who is always worried about everything’ to ‘something really different has happened,’” Bibbins-Domingo said.
The Planning Department approved a project Thursday that proposes to demolish the baby-blue S.F. Auto Works building at 1021 Valencia St., near 21st Street, and build a 75-foot-tall residential building.
The columns are clearly decorated with what the artist saw as the challenges faced by the miners.
We need you!
We are here because of your support. If you haven’t already and can, do help keep us producing the news.