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?

Today, a new article came out in 𝗡𝗬𝗧 on whether the 𝗖𝗼𝘃𝗶𝗱-𝟭𝟵 𝗣𝗖𝗥 𝘁𝗲𝘀𝘁 𝗶𝘀 𝘁𝗼𝗼 𝘀𝗲𝗻𝘀𝗶𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗶𝗳 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗽𝗼𝘀𝗶𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲 𝘁𝗲𝘀𝘁 𝗶𝘀 𝗶𝗻𝗱𝗲𝗲𝗱 𝗮 𝗽𝗼𝘀𝗶𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲 𝗼𝗿 𝗻𝗼𝘁. So let’s look into this a tad

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

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 𝗧𝗵𝗲𝗿𝗲 𝗶𝘀 𝗮 𝗹𝗼𝘁 𝗼𝗳 𝗰𝗼𝗻𝗳𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗼𝗻 𝗵𝘆𝗱𝗿𝗼𝘅𝘆𝗰𝗵𝗹𝗼𝗿𝗼𝗾𝘂𝗶𝗻𝗲 (𝗛𝗖𝗤) 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘄𝗵𝗲𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗿 𝗶𝘁 𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗸𝘀. Compounded with the new America’s Frontline Doctors group and the