Unmasking the Mask Debate

I kid. In fact, this post will not be on whether masks are useful or not. Because we have ample evidence to show that masks, when used appropriately, reduces the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes Covid-19). Instead, today I want to spend some time discussing what kinds of masks are effective, and what

94% 6% What did the CDC Say?

It’s been a few days since the CDC released data saying 94% of Covid-19 deaths had underlying medical conditions in addition to positive Covid-19 diagnosis. But I still see this misinformation being spread around — so I’d like to address this today. The way this has been interpreted is that the CDC “quietly updated” its COVID-19 data

Is a Positive Truly a Positive?

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Risk of SARS-CoV-2 Transmissions

This latest publication in BMJ, published 25 August 2020, by the University of Oxford has attempted to qualify the risk of SARS-CoV-2 transmission from asymptomatic people in different settings. This guide shows how transmission risk may vary with setting, occupancy level, contact time, and face coverings. This graph is intended to be an initial quick

Crash Course on Covd-19 Vaccines in Development

So, what’s the DL on Covid-19 Vaccines? Here’s a mini crash course for non-science folx. Given my education in clinical pharmacology and a fairly decent knowledge of cancer immunotherapies, I have been asked a lot of very good questions on the vaccines currently in development for Covid-19. There are so many vaccines currently in development,


Re-infection of Covid-19 — everything you need to know about this. Many of you may have read about the first documented case of re-infection. I thought I could expand on this today to help you understand this a bit better. 1- As I mentioned earlier in my Vaccine post, until now, there were no accurate

Covid Alert App

The Covid Alert App is available in several provinces in Canada.With the recent explosion in cases, and the 50%+ community transmission, downloading the Covid Alert App is even more critical. This was a joint effort by several organizations who came together to make this happen, and went through several levels of iron clad privacy and

What’s the Deal with HCQ? Updated.

What does the Data on HCQ say?  Updated: October 23, 2020 ????? ?? ? ??? ?? ????????? ?? ?????????????????? (???) ??? ??????? ?? ?????. Compounded with the new America’s Frontline Doctors group and the retracted Lancet study, I thought I could do an easy to understand review of the data so far, and why evidence