Eric Topol

Eric Topol


physician-scientist, author, editor. My new book is #DeepMedicine https://t.co/qin1EM5r23

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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

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Deaths only graph, by vaccine, and by age group, over time

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

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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.

This week brought a major change in recommendations for taking or avoiding low dose aspirin for prevention of heart attacks and strokes. It's confusing, but cleared up by @taraparkerpope  @NYTHealth 

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_ 

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Pretty damn impressive Thanks Darren Lu @Reddit 

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Today, Canada surpassed Israel for fully vaccinated, a very high bar. Congratulations CA

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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.

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Airborne it is. 🦠 The 10 streams of overwhelming evidence by a 5-★ succi @TheLancetct  @trishgreenhalghu @kprather88 @Rschooleym @zeynep @jljcolorador @DFismany

One per thousand Americans have now died from covid-19. How does that compare with 12 other select countries with >20 million population?

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The patient had a whopping (8g) dose of a #SARSCoV2  neutralizing IgG antibody cocktail. Then they detected antibodies. You must be kidding me, Dr. Conley?

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The mRNA vaccine story was by no means fast. Both it and lipid nanoparticles for its delivery took several decades

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