Sitemap - 2021 - Your Local Epidemiologist
Here come the antivirals
State of Affairs: Dec 28
Pan-coronavirus "super" vaccine
Omicron Update: Dec 22
Why did the Pfizer young kids trial fail?
Omicron Update: Dec 17
YLE has reached 126 countries. What's next? Survey results
Omicron Update: Dec 13
The holidays with my family
Omicron: We're getting (some) answers
Omicron Update: Dec 4
Omicron Update: Dec 2
Omicron Update: Nov 29
Go get your vaccine, especially with Omicron
Omicron Update: Nov 27
New Concerning Variant: B.1.1.529
Using antigen tests for Thanksgiving week
Boosters for 18+? ACIP meeting today
How vaccines reduce long COVID
State of Affairs: Europe. Should we stop counting cases?
How vaccines reduce transmission
Rubella: We vaccinate for far less
State of Affairs: Nov 8
Upcoming holiday season
Be patient with your pediatrician and pharmacy...
Vaccine for 5-11 year olds: ACIP cliff notes
State of Affairs: Nov 1, 2021
Trick-or-treating: It's different this year
"Pediatric Vaccines: Top 8 Parental Concerns Answered" PDF
Vaccines for 5-11 year olds: FDA meeting cliff notes
State of Affairs: Oct 25, 2021
What booster should I get? Data from ACIP may help
Why didn’t Powell’s vaccine work?
State of Affairs: Oct 17
FDA Meetings: Cliff notes for the Moderna booster, J&J booster, and mixing
Mixing vaccines: The study we've all been waiting for
Mu vs. Delta. Does it call for a Delta booster?
Who are you?
A sober COVID19 statistic: 140,000 children without their caregiver
Go get your flu shot. Especially this year.
Why do we have waves? And was this the final one?
Where are the antivirals?
State of Affairs: Sept 29, 2021
Mask requirements in school work!
ACIP meeting: Additional Pfizer dose
Vaccine Table Updated: Sept 23
Pediatric Vaccines: FAQ from parents
State of Affairs: Sept 19, 2021
J&J folks: This is what we know
Just kidding… some need the 3rd dose
Some need the 3rd shot for now: FDA cliff notes
Moderna vs. Pfizer: Is there a difference?
Drastic shift for pandemic preparedness: But something is missing
Myocarditis, preprints, and the UK
20 years after 9/11: Through a public health lens
18 months after the WHO declared a pandemic
School outbreaks and what it means for hospital capacity
Mu variant: Should you be worried?
State of Affairs: Sept 6, 2021
Pediatric hospitalizations: Some important news today
This is not about COVID19, but another important public health topic
What's going on with Israel? And what does it mean for the US?
State of Affairs: August 30, 2021
Two big studies: Israel preprint and Delta severity
Schools: Mitigation measures in the light of Delta
Role in the transmission chain: Vaccinated vs. unvaccinated
Full FDA approval: What will this change? A lot.
State of Affairs: August 23, 2021
Confused about the 3rd dose? Me too
Pediatric numbers: 3 things to keep an eye on
State of Affairs: August 16, 2021
Immunocompromised people need an additional dose: ACIP cliff notes
Pregnancy and vaccines: Latest and greatest
Dr. Stock’s presentation is filled with disinformation
“Natural” immunity protection and variants
State of Affairs: August 9, 2021
Latest and greatest on Delta among vaccinated
Vaccines continue to be safe for adolescents
State of Affairs: August 2, 2021
Advocating for kids: Resources that can help
Big headlines today
Pfizer efficacy in Israel vs. UK. Which one is correct?
Long COVID among breakthrough cases?
Be angry. But do it with a mask on. Some FAQ answered...
COVID19’s impact on the brain
State of Affairs: July 26, 2021
All eyes on the Olympics
Summer superspreader events among kids
Vaccine hesitant: How can you help?
Lots of questions from parents: Here’s some insight
Current State of Affairs: July 19
How many breakthrough cases are there?
Another safety signal? Guillain-Barre Syndrome
A third dose?
Current state of affairs: July 12
CDC says schools in session
Herd immunity is not a light switch
Anndddd there's another variant of interest
Can our immunity wall protect us from Delta?
J&J and Delta update
Your public health workers are not okay
CDC vs. WHO on masking
Vaccine Table Update: Lots on Delta
Israel, 50% of infected are vaccinated, and base rate bias
COVID-19: The Worst Birthday Gift?
Today's ACIP meeting: myocarditis and booster shots
An all hands on deck response to a pandemic of misinformation
2021: The year of gun violence?
Not enough pregnant people are vaccinated
An update on myocarditis cases
Novavax, coming in hot!
Navigating kid-related activities by COVID-19 risk tolerance level
Fighting misinformation: Two events next week
Delta variant, the UK, and implications for the US
Vaccine Table Update: June 4, 2021
Progress towards herd immunity
3 weeks since CDC’s guidance change
2021 Summer Olympics
Yet another Op Ed
Guidance for parents: SPANISH
Vaccines among immunocompromised
Inflammation of the heart and vaccines
Guidance for parents regarding the COVID19 vaccine
Vaccine Table Update: May 20, 2021
Mixing vaccines (AZ and Pfizer) is safe.
Mask mandates in schools. My two cents.
My reaction to the CDC policy change
ACIP meeting for the Pfizer adolescent vaccine: Your cliff notes
Moderna booster works!
FDA vs. CDC and the adolescent vaccine
Questions from parents...
Good news for B.1.617 (India variant)
Vaccine Table Update: May 5, 2021
CDC meeting re: Pfizer adolescent vaccine scheduled
Coffee with an (ex) anti-vaxxer!
I've recovered from COVID19, why do I need a vaccine?
Children account for 22.4% of COVID cases
When will hospitalizations start decreasing?
Women's health and the COVID19 vaccine
"Double mutant" first detected in India
Vaccine Table Update: April 27, 2021
Guns, kids, and the pandemic
JJ will be available again, to everyone, in the US
Outbreak after a vaccination campaign in Kentucky
VAERS data… take it with a grain of salt.
Both mom and dad are vaccinated. But the kiddos aren't. Now what?
JJ: Emergency ACIP meeting cliff notes
More good questions...
J&J: Questions answered from a scientific perspective
18 reasons I SHOULD be getting a Covid vaccine.
Variants in the U.S.
Car crash fatalities...and the pandemic?
The pandemic's impact on suicide
COVID19 was the 3rd leading cause of death
Vaccine table updated
Easter during a pandemic
Easter during a pandemic
Vaccine pregnancy data: The latest and greatest
The Pfizer vaccine works for adolescents!
Get. that. vaccine. in. your. arm.
Long COVID: vaccines’ impact and prevalence among (initially) asymptomatic
Great (and terrible) hypotheses
Police officers and use of force
Moms on a Mission
Astra Zeneca debacle, pediatric trial update, and more.
Mass shootings are predictable.
AZ and NIH disagree
AstraZeneca U.S. trial
Your national (U.S.) report: March 21, 2021
The fastest slowest year
Update: AstraZeneca and blood clots
AstraZeneca and blood clots...
Where is the variant surge?
Noteworthy COVID19 studies from the past week...
COVID19 was not like the flu
CDC guidelines re: vaccinated
Vaccines and fetal cells
Adding to the infograph tomorrow!
We're in a weird pandemic "phase"
Texas, we are coming to help.
Individual freedom vs population health
National (U.S.) report: March 2, 2021
Vaccine table update: Feb 28, 2021
If I get vaccinated...
Your second half report...
Today's FDA meeting: Half time report
Prep for FDA Meeting: J&J data
Closing the gap on school transmission
Unfortunately, we will NOT reach herd immunity in April...
Half a million deaths...
Two studies for your consideration
Vaccine and transmission: An update
And an update on the vaccines...
Your National (U.S.) Report: Feb 19, 2021
Taking a few days off
CDC and opening schools
Your National (U.S.) Report: Feb 12, 2021
Israel & the vaccine.
CDC updated recommendations...
When will we ever reach herd immunity?
The show must go on...
Translating science to the community
Texas Update 2/4/21
National (U.S.) Update
Delayed second dose and (yes) transmission…
COVID19 vaccines will NOT destroy our lives
Mom to baby transmission of antibodies
Updated Vaccine Table
ACIP meeting- Jan 27
National (US) update...
Pre-treatment before vaccine
Bad news about the circulating variants…
Kids and COVID-19 vaccination...
“But 99% of people don’t die”.
Deaths and the vaccine…
The vaccine got to us incredibly fast
Sinovac and Sinopharm vaccines...
mRNA and DNA
Vaccines are made with mutations in mind
Vaccine after COVID19 infection
Vaccine and pregnancy/breastfeeding…
S. Africa Variant
Update on UK strain (and kids)...