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Casual Inference

Sep 13, 2021

In this episode Ellie Murray and Lucy D’Agostino McGowan do a series recap and then discuss sensitivity, specificity, and appropriate messaging in the context of coronavirus rapid tests.

πŸ“ Evaluation of the Abbott BinaxNOW rapid antigen test for SARS-CoV-2 infection in children: Implications for screening in a school setting

πŸ“ NY Times article: One in 5,000

🐦 Kareem Carr's tweet about omitted variable bias in randomized controlled trials

πŸ“ Israeli data: How can efficacy vs. severe disease be strong when 60% of hospitalized are vaccinated?

🦠 A calculator that lets you estimate COVID risk [microcovid]

In the (Local) News

πŸ“° Will Podcasting and Social Media Replace Journals and Traditional Science Communication? No, but...

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🎢 Our intro/outro music is courtesy of Joseph McDade.

πŸ‘©β€πŸŽ¨ Our artwork is by Allison Horst.