I put together the following post about boosters for 5-11 year olds yesterday afternoon. Shortly thereafter, 19 kids in this age bracket died during a…
This month we’ve witnessed the global Avian flu outbreak, chocolates laced with salmonella, severe hepatitis of unknown cause among children, Ebola…
We are clearly in the middle of an infection surge in the U.S. Hospitalizations are increasing but not reflecting case acceleration, and deaths are…
Global deaths due to SARS-CoV-2 are continuing to plummet and closing in on levels we only saw at the beginning of the pandemic. Although we are hopeful…
In December 2021, an antiviral—Paxlovid—was authorized for emergency use in the U.S. This treatment must be taken twice a day for five days and started…
On Monday, a Supreme Court document was leaked and concluded what we already knew was coming: Roe v. Wade will be overturned in the United States. For…
Why is U.S. national data so terrible?Watch now (18 min) | A week or two ago, I got an unexpected call on my cell phone. It was Rochelle Walensky. Yes, the Director of the CDC. Apparently…
Once again, many eyes are on South Africa. After a massive BA.1 wave and no BA.2 wave, BA.4 and BA.5 are taking hold while they move into the winter…
There are several new developments that have come to the surface in the past few weeks for children. Here is an update for us parents out there…
Over the weekend, the WHO published a much anticipated update on an unusual outbreak of hepatitis among children spanning several countries. On April…
On Monday, a Florida judge voided the U.S. mandate for public transit, which includes planes, trains, and buses. Several airlines immediately announced…
Last week, the WHO confirmed that we are, in fact, still in a pandemic. The Emergency Committee met recently and unanimously concluded it’s too soon to…