The Delta wave continues to decrease in the United States. Cases have now declined 51% since its peak and now we’re averaging 86,000 daily cases. This …
On Tuesday night I’m thrilled to join the President of the American Academy of Pediatrics to discuss COVID19 vaccine for young kids. This event is free…
Up until now, we had two big unanswered questions regarding COVID19 vaccines in the United States: Can we safely mix vaccines? For example, if you had …
Thanks to all 57,262 (!!) of you that have already completed the “Who are you?” survey. I know there were a few times we broke Google because of high t…
I started YLE in March 2020 and have been writing in my spare time nonstop for 19 months. What started off as an email to faculty/students/staff, morph…
Most COVID19 deaths occur among adults, so a lot of attention has been focused on mitigating risks for them. However, that doesn’t mean kids won’t be i…
Flu (i.e. influenza) season is right around the corner. According to the CDC, only one state (Wyoming) has moderate influenza spread while the rest of …
For the first time since mid-summer, all indicators (test positivity rate, cases, hospitalizations, deaths) in the United States are decreasing. A welc…
Today, Merck announced that it’s submitting an FDA application for a new antiviral that can be used against COVID19: molnupiravir. If approved, high ri…
We’re starting to get some great news in the States. Cases have decreased 33% in the past 14 days, which is welcomed progress. We need all the help we …
Impressively, we’re already getting peer reviewed studies assessing the effectiveness of mask requirements for the Fall 2021 school year. Last week, th…
Well, this pandemic just keeps getting more and more interesting. After midnight last night, Walensky (CDC Director) overturned the ACIP (external scie…