COVID19

STOP (Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products), a global tobacco industry watchdog, issued the following statement warning governments about tobacco industry activities to use the COVID-19 pandemic to advance its policy and business agenda: STOP’s networks have...
Our bossy lifestyle regulators are making the most of this crisis COVID-19 has suddenly made much of the western public health establishment effectively redundant. Unused to dealing with infectious disease, we have a legion of epidemiologists...
Who is Knut M. Wittkowski? He is among the many, even many hundreds, of epidemiologists and other medical research professionals whose expertise was not consulted in the frenzied weeks in which the American political class...
General George S. Patton once proclaimed, “Fear kills more people than death!” That makes as much sense (or not) as something Yogi Berra said: “No one goes to that restaurant anymore; it’s too crowded.” These...
U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams warned on Sunday that this will be "the hardest and the saddest week" of our lives, as the death toll from coronavirus continues to climb above the current 9,600-plus. "This is...
A newly released international poll has found that doctors around the world prefer using hydroxychloroquine, the drug touted by President Trump, to treat patients with the coronavirus, according to the Washington Times. In a survey of of...
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Just over a month ago, it appeared radical environmental activists were close to achieving a long-sought goal: to #ShutdownCanada by strangling the energy and resource sector into oblivion. Across the country, protests erupted and blockades were...
That’s not what they’re for. The Trump administration has just released the model for the trajectory of the COVID-19 pandemic in America. We can expect a lot of back-and-forth about whether its mortality estimates are too high or...
The coronavirus pandemic may lead to a deeper understanding of the ties that bind us on a global scale. Well-resourced healthcare systems are essential to protect us from health security threats, including climate change. The...
The disproportionate toll this virus is taking on males isn’t an anomaly. When it comes to survival, men are the weaker sex. As coronavirus continues its spread across borders, oceans and continents, there is a perplexing...