Tag: Jay Bhattacharya
Old antivax tropes never die: “COVID theater,” “Urgency of Normal,” and the Great Barrington Declaration
Last week, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis held a roundtable calling to "end COVID-19 theater" that brought together the Great Barrington Declaration and "Urgency of Normal," a movement to end mask mandates and other COVID-19 mitigations in schools. The arguments used long predate the pandemic and echo a dark side of the history of American medicine.
Through The Looking Glass With Dr. Jay Bhattacharya
Dr. Jay Bhattacharya and Humpty Dumpty agree, words have no meaning.
I Won’t Stop Talking About COVID Until You Stop Talking About COVID
What better way is there for me to convey to others that they should stop talking about COVID than for me to talk about it constantly?
John Ioannidis uses the Kardashian Index to attack critics of the Great Barrington Declaration
This isn't a title that I ever thought I'd use or a post that I ever thought I'd write, but John Ioannidis has really done it. He's incompetently used the Kardashian index to attack John Snow Memorandum signatories and argue that the Great Barrington Declaration signatories, who argue for a "natural herd immunity" approach to the COVID-19 pandemic, are the underdogs who...
1,200 is More Than 6
Don't trust anyone who tries to convince you otherwise.
Jay Bhattacharya: “If It’s True That The Novel Coronavirus Would Kill Millions Without Shelter-In-Place Orders and Quarantines, Then the Extraordinary Measures Being Carried Out in Cities and States Around the Country Are Surely Justified”
Dr. Bhattacharya doesn't take the words of Dr. Bhattacharya seriously. So why should anybody else?
The “spiritual child of the Great Barrington Declaration” promotes antivaccine misinformation
The signatories of the Great Barrington Declaration and its "spiritual child" the Brownstone Institute, swear up and down that they are not anttivaccine. If that's so, why are Brownstone-affiliated academics spreading antivaccine misinformation in Uganda?
The tendentious libertarianism of the Great Barrington Declaration
Libertarian authors of the Great Barrington Declaration have branched out into criticisms of NIAID director Dr. Anthony Fauci. In keeping with their past activities, their criticisms are inaccurate and misleading.
The Great Barrington Declaration Was Silenced. So Why are They Silencing Me?
The head of the NIH owed the authors of the GBD a series of public discussions and dialogues. The authors of the GDB owe me a series of public discussions and dialogues.
Loud Silenced Doctors
When the history of this pandemic is written, contrarian doctors divorced from patient care won't be seen as its principal victims because YouTube removed their video, because someone called them "fringe", or because someone put up posters reminding them of words they said.