I hope everyone in the States had a fantastic Thanksgiving (even if you’re a Dallas Cowboys football fan). I hate to ruin the holiday, but… We have a…
Masks A post or two ago I mentioned a meta-analysis about masks and forgot to include a hyperlink to the study. I know many of you are looking for it…
This week was…heavy. As one colleague pointed out, “Watching the shift from COVID-19 as a medical and science problem to a moral one is the most taxing…
We’re coming to the end of a wave. The CDC is changing guidance. Schools are removing mask mandates. More than 253 million people have at least one dose…
Well, Omicron cases are growing really fast. Like explosive, skyrocketing, vertical growth fast. If we continue this rate of spread, I would venture to…
Si quiere leer la versión en español, pulse aquí. It looks like Omicron has peaked in the United States and in many countries across the globe. Case…
I’m getting many, many questions about another booster, including from my 90 year-old grandparents. Here are some answers. What happened? This week the…
There’s no question that rapid antigen (Ag) testing is limited right now due to high demand: stores are sold out, health departments are prioritizing…
Today we got our first Omicron lab data! A week and half since Omicron broke the news. Just beautiful. As the scientist of the study said, “If I don’t…
I received thousands of emails, messages, and comments after my last post, all asking, essentially, the same thing: Is there any hope? So, I interrupt…
I was hoping for a relatively quiet week. But, as with a lot of people right now, SARS-CoV-2 finally caught up with my little family. I finally got a…
Today, after 2 long years, antigen tests are finally available to Americans free of charge. (Actually, yesterday the system secretly went live. More…