Links, 18may2020

She posed as a nurse during the 1918 flu pandemic and went on a crime spree, via The Washington Post.

Covid nostra - The pandemic is creating fresh opportunities for organised crime, via The Economist.

Elon Musk is playing Twitter footsie with the fringe right, via The Verge.

Artwork from a 1986 Super Mario Bros. calendar from Japan, via Supper Mario Broth.

She’s a competent official, a rare luxury these days: A white-coated hero or a ‘medical dictator’? Ohio’s Amy Acton inspires admiration, and a backlash, with tough coronavirus response, via The Washington Post.

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