Wednesday Links Posted on July 20, 2022July 25, 2022 by John C. Goodman Why doctors find it so difficult to treat monkeypox. Global backslide in vaccinations: The full three-dose coverage for diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis vaccine (DTP) was 81 percent in 2021, a drop of five percentage points from 2019. The marriage tax: couples can lose as much as 20 years of income to higher taxes and reduced entitlements. (especially Medicaid) The attack on America’s best health plans. Learning loss from school closures during the the pandemic: the average for 20 countries is a half year of schooling.