Sr writer, infectious diseases & global health, @statnews. I block: rude + locked accounts. Nieman ‘11. #flu #Ebola, #polio, #AMR #measles. ??
Most of us haven't seen one of these for yonks. But as @HoganAlex explains, fax machines are deeply entrenched in the U.S. medical system. Now, where did I park my horse and buggy...?
Absolutely devastating: A #Covid19 denier throws a family party — then watches Covid rip thru generations of his family & his in-laws.
BREAKING: AstraZeneca's #Covid19 vaccine trials have been paused as the company investigates a serious adverse event the occurred in the UK. Not clear if the unexplained illness is linked to the vaccine, or what it was.
The US #Covid death toll hit a horrific height today. Three quarters of a million people have died — more than the population of Seattle. What to me is appalling, unconscionable, is that 75,000 of those people died in the past 45 days. When the country was awash with vaccine.
Pretty interesting report of #Covid19 transmission during church services in Australia. Infected choir member appears to have transmitted to up to 12 church goers, some seated more than 15 meters from the choir loft. No masks. Yes, likely airborne.