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Covid – children and risks

Singlehandedly the most brilliant article on children and risks by Science-Based Medicine Dr Jonathan Howard. Key points: 1- Fallacy of minimizing harms 2- Contrast facts and totality of evidence 1- Fallacy of minimizing one harm by pointing out a more severe harm is called ‘fallacy of relative privation’. This tactic has been used often to

Vaccine Efficacy Comparisons Between Alpha and Delta Variants

Very helpful article summarizing the data in Financial Times today. On preventing symptomatic infection, early data from real-world studies in the UK in May found two doses of Pfizer were 88% effective against Delta. Similar analyses in Scotland showed 79% effectiveness. In Canada, preliminary analyses estimated that Pfizer was 87% effective at preventing infection with