Tuesday Links Posted on February 21, 2023 by John C. Goodman Covid infection creates immunity at least equal to two doses of mRNA vaccine, according to a meta-analysis of 65 studies from 19 countries. Why did it take two decades for a generic competitor for the nation’s leading (and costly) arthritis drug to become avaible to consumers? Benefit of placebos: “taking a sugar pill can be beneficial even when you know it’s a sugar pill.” (WSJ) Why can’t we have one-stop-shopping for safety net benefits for the poor, instead of multiple siloed benefits? Study: 76% of homeless people in high-income countries suffer from a mental disorder, with substance use disorders and schizophrenia being the most common. HT: Arnold Kling In Utah, it is legal to forcibly sterilize a person with a disability.