Saturday, July 24, 2021

Saturday Stories: UK Virus Factory, Canadian Vaccination Mandates, And Masking While Vaccinated


Philip Ball, in Nature, on how the UK's COVID Freedom Day and dropping of restrictions risks incubating far worse variants that will risk us all. 




Saturday, July 17, 2021

Saturday, July 10, 2021

Saturday, July 03, 2021

Saturday Stories: Base Rate Bias, Weight Bias, And The Future of Ventilation


Katelyn Jetelina, in Your Local Epidemiologist, explains base rate bias by way of Israel, Delta, and 50% of cases being found in those already vaccinated. 

Diana Duong, in the CMAJ, briefly interviews me regarding obesity, weight bias, and COVID.

Lidia Morawska, Joseph Allen, William Bahnfleth, Philomena M. Bluyssen, Atze Boerstra, Giorgio Buonanno, Junji Cao, Stephanie J. Dancer, Andres Floto, Francesco Franchimon, Trisha Greenhalgh, Charles Haworth, Jaap Hogeling, Christina Isaxon, Jose L. Jimenez, Jarek Kurnitski, Yuguo Li, Marcel Loomans, Guy Marks, Linsey C. Marr, Livio Mazzarella, Arsen Krikor Melikov, Shelly Miller, Donald K. Milton, William Nazaroff, Peter V. Nielsen, Catherine Noakes, Jordan Peccia, Kim Prather, Xavier Querol, Chandra Sekhar, Olli Seppänen, Shin-ichi Tanabe, Julian W. Tang, Raymond Tellier, Kwok Wai Tham, Pawel Wargocki, Aneta Wierzbicka, Maosheng Yao, in Science, on the paradigm shift needed to combat airborne respiratory infections.



Saturday, June 26, 2021

Saturday Stories: Vaccinating Kids, Ivermectin, and Novavax


Edward Nirenberg, Daniel A. Freedman, Risa Hoshino, Jonathan Howard, and Alastair McAlpine,  in BMJ Blogs, on vaccinating kids vs. COVID. 

Anna Merlan, in Vice, on the invermectin conspiracy mongers

Hilda Bastien, in The Atlantic, on why Novavax might be the best vaccine we've got. 



Saturday, June 19, 2021

Saturday Stories: Delta, Ventilation, and Childhood COVID

Jennifer Yang and Kenyon Wallace, in The Toronto Star, on how cities, provinces and countries awash in vaccines can still mess things up if they're not cautious with the Delta variant. 

Tavia Grant, in The Globe and Mail, on the need to address ventilation in workplaces.

Edward Nirenberg and Risa Hoshino, in Medpage Today, on COVID in childhood.


Saturday, June 05, 2021

Saturday Stories: The Finish Line and Microchips


Jessica Smith-Cross, in QP Briefing, on Ontario's (and really everywhere's) COVID finish line

James Heathers, in The Atlantic, ponders whether or not he received a microchip in his COVID vaccine.


Saturday, May 22, 2021

Saturday Stories: They Were Loved


More than 25,000 Canadians have been lost to COVID-19 (and terrible governance given the bulk of those deaths were preventable), Macleans is collecting their stories. Please take the time today to click at least a few.