Month: May 2022
Do Covid-19 Vaccines Affect Fertility?
Fears of future infertility are keeping some parents from vaccinating their children for COVID-19. These fears are not supported by any evidence.
Is Discussing the Consequences of Anti-Vaccine Disinformation Fun?
Healthcare workers should not engage with people who treat us like game pieces for their amusement. I won't do it again.
Naked Emperors and Laptop Class Doctors
The authors of this statement are anti-vaccine: "The idea that everyone must be vaccinated against COVID-19 is as misguided as the anti-vax idea that no one should. The former is more dangerous for public health."
Should We Fear the Monkeypox?
A recent outbreak of monkeypox is likely containable, but people are understandably concerned.
Big Success for Anti-obesity Drug
Will an expensive, new, injectable, untested medication help people lose weight? Maybe! But right now, we don't know if it's safety and efficacy profiles make it worth the price.
Ayn Rand, Objectivists, and COVID
Healthcare workers are leaving medicine after coming under attack due to the type of disinformation spread by Objectivists. That's ironic.
Yes. I Remember it Well. A COVID 45 Retrospective
With faltering memory, questionable opinions, and sketchy references, an infectious disease revenant reflects on the last 2.5 years of COVID 45. Grizzly bear assault free. As in no assault, not the price of a Grizzly bear assault.
Homeopathy and Pre-Registered Trials
Preregistering clinical trials is a great idea, but we have to actually track registration.