New Jersey officials waged an aggressive, anti-mask campaign against nursing home staff & ambulance crews.
Did this nursing home fail in its duties? Or did authorities do too much to hinder it – and too little to help?
Let us be adults. Let us be honest. At this stage, no one knows what will happen when COVID vaccines are given to millions of people.
Governments are shielding vaccine manufacturers from lawsuits.
Adverse reactions to a 2009 swine flu vaccine profoundly harmed a small minority of those who received it.
Consider adding an oximeter to your pandemic medicine cabinet.
While many of these nations skipped the first wave, they’re struggling now.
April 17th was the worst day for reported COVID deaths globally. Until the past two weeks. We’ve now blown past that record seven times.
Experts with fewer financial ties to drug companies are noticeably more supportive of an inexpensive, off-patent drug.
We don’t know what’s coming next – and the past three months are not a reliable predictor.
German study calls public transit ‘the big loser.’
Eager as we are for a COVID vaccine, we need to be realistic about possible harms – and a plausible timeline.
When someone commits suicide, comorbidities on their death certificate don’t mean they didn’t kill themselves.
While our ‘thought leaders’ worried about the elderly in the year 2050, a virus that would kill hundreds of thousands of elderly people this year was spreading like wildfire.
I’m deep diving into a new research project. There’s lots to read and lots to learn.
An impressive new book about the shortcomings of scientific research is inadvertently ironic.
Tall buildings, dependent on elevators, have become precarious investments.
How a safe, well-understood malaria drug was demonized as a COVID-19 treatment. Because a politician said good things about it.
Journalist George Gilder declared the pandemic over in April. Mathematician Isaac Ben-Israel insisted the virus would burn out everywhere 70 days after it began.
Across the globe, many more funerals are being held this year than normal.
The head of the WHO isn’t annoyed his organization learned about the coronavirus from third parties. He isn’t angry it had to ask China for info more than once. In fact, he’s been covering for China.
After implying for months that China followed international rules, the World Health Organization backtracks.
China gave the WHO permission to send in investigators, but wouldn’t allow them near the affected area after they’d arrived. They departed empty-handed, two weeks later.
Chile, Peru, Brazil, and Mexico have experienced dramatic increases. So have New Jersey, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts.
Forty thousand Brazilians have died of the coronavirus in the past 40 days.
Lead author, paid by drug companies, gives the all-clear to products those companies sell. World’s leading medical journal fails transparency test.
The lead author of two retracted COVID-19 papers is editor-in-chief of an Elsevier medical journal.
State hit disproportionately hard by the coronavirus.
American deaths per million equal or exceed Europe’s worst-hit nations in several locales.
Green lobby group invites public to endorse green fantasies.
First came the virus. Then new rules for recreational tennis.
Rather than quarantining travelers, our leaders chose a course of action that led to entire countries being locked down.
In the interim, I recommend this brilliant essay on what the coronavirus has taught us.
Let us not be cavalier about the coronavirus. Let us pay proper respect to the dead.
The death toll you’ve heard almost nothing about.
The coronavirus is straining the healthcare systems of the richest nations in the world.
Medical bureaucrats wrapped themselves in the cloak of science. They said the battle was against paranoia, misinformation & stigma. Thousands have now perished.
Coronavirus deaths follow choir practice. A grassroots, homemade-masks-for-all movement gathers steam.
61 physicians have died in Italy. They’re also dying in France, Indonesia, and the Philippines.
When things are dire, humans accomplish amazing feats.
Doctors on the front lines are shouting from the rooftops.
Humour is our secret weapon.
Four weeks ago, we lived in a different world.
Coronavirus has turned hospitals into war zones, say Italian doctors.
Canada was the only country outside Asia in which people died from the SARS coronavirus. A doctor and two nurses were among its victims. All three were in their 50s.
How are different countries coping? What is the case fatality rate?
The World Health Organization is playing games.
Anti-meat experts ask external bodies to suppress rival research.
Your salad contains more nitrates than a bacon sandwich.
How can zero deaths be a ‘health emergency’?
Some people are ‘curing’ their Type 2 diabetes by changing what they eat.