COVID19

Tobacco use is the top modifiable global health problem, but the global tobacco market grows 3% annually. Most anti-tobacco measures to date target demand (eg, higher excise taxes). However, the endgame might require reducing supply....
Whitehouse coronavirus advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci thinks that Americans have an independent spirit, but that there are times when it’s in our best interest to follow the rules. Countries like America have had challenges encouraging...
New research found ‘autoantibodies’ similar to those in lupus and rheumatoid arthritis patients. But patients may also benefit from treatments for those autoimmune diseases. Some survivors of Covid-19 carry worrying signs that their immune system has turned on...
The leagues’ successes and failures offer lessons for other industries; testing and bubbles work, but the financial outlook is bleak America woke on the morning of March 12 to a strange new world without sports. The...
One third of voters who cast their ballot in the U.S. election said the economy as their biggest concern One third of voters who cast their ballot in the U.S. election said the economy as their...
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Follow the science. It’s the exhortation we hear all the time from politicians and bureaucrats to activists and academics. Whether at work or at school or via the mainstream media, we are awash in a...
Experts are concerned some people are being ordered to isolate who are no longer infectious or a threat to public health To understand the latest wrangle over COVID-19 testing, think of trying to identify a single...
When a new and mysterious virus emerged in the middle of China in late 2019, no one from the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention was stationed there to investigate the outbreak. Since 2017, the CDC had...
I never expected to be writing something like this. I am an ordinary person, recently semi-retired from a career in the pharmaceutical industry and biotech, where I spent over 30 years trying to solve problems...
Donald Trump reportedly slammed the nation’s leading infectious disease expert as an ‘idiot’ and ‘a disaster’ during a phone call. The president had a call with campaign staff on Monday morning, while some reporters listened in...