physician-scientist, author, editor. My new book is #DeepMedicine https://t.co/qin1EM5r23
The US population is far less vaccinated than the UK, by more than 11 per cent points The UK was descending and now heading back up towards their Delta peak
Just published @NEJM Neutralizing antibody levels and T cells response out to 8 months for Pfizer, Moderna and J&J vaccines Moderna highest antibody response; J&J while lower doesn't fall off and best CD8 T-cell response at 8 months
In the US, test positivity has fallen below 5% for the first time in > 3 months, hospitalizations are about to get below 60,000, and cases (7-day avg) < 90,000. That's all good, but in June test + was <2%, hospitalizations <15,000, cases <12,000. A long way to go.
How medicine is practiced You're about to deliver a baby. Does your obstetrician used the evidence base to decide on whether to do a C-section? No. It's largely driven by the last patient @sciencemagazine @vini_singh_
This will go down in history as one of science and medical research's greatest achievements. Perhaps the most impressive. I put together a preliminary timeline of some key milestones to show how several years of work were compressed into months.
Almost the whole country is in the "Uncontrolled Spread" category 1/
One per thousand Americans have now died from covid-19. How does that compare with 12 other select countries with >20 million population?
The mRNA vaccine story was by no means fast. Both it and lipid nanoparticles for its delivery took several decades