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COVID-19

What We Know About Kids and Masks

23 Jul 2021

This article was originally published in the Montreal Gazette

How We Know That the COVID-19 Vaccines Work

23 Jul 2021

We keep hearing that the COVID-19 vaccines work but some people have asked us, “How do we know that they work?”...

The Exaggerated Villainy of the Epstein-Barr Virus

16 Jul 2021

What causes a disease? We saw this important medical question get raised during the pandemic. Some people refused to accept that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus was causing COVID-19 because it failed to...

Decline in Rush-Hour Traffic a Boon for Health

9 Jul 2021

This article was originally published in the Montreal Gazette...

Bat Poop Accused of Crimes!

9 Jul 2021

COVID has not been kind to bats. They have been accused of harbouring the SARS-CoV-2 virus and transferring it to people via an animal vector. But this is not the first time that these flying...

Can We Become More Resilient?

2 Jul 2021

We’ve all been through a lot this past year. We have witnessed some of the largest social justice protests in history. Many have lost their jobs and even friends and family members to this global...

Does Vitamin D Protect Against COVID? Seems Not

25 Jun 2021

This article was originally published in the Montreal Gazette...

Sometimes You Want Immunity Suppressed

25 Jun 2021

“Boosting immunity” is a hot topic these days. That’s understandable since it is our immune system that protects us from invaders such as the SARS-CoV-2 virus. But boosting the immune system is a...

Don’t Fall for the ‘VAERS Scare’ Tactic

18 Jun 2021

The Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System or VAERS is being misused by anti-vaxxers to terrify the public. It’s a shame because VAERS plays a vital role in detecting important but rare reactions...

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