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COVID-19

Giving “Worried Sick” a Whole New Meaning

9 Apr 2021

Catherine Wang is a biomedical science student at McGill University, specializing in anatomy and cell biology....

I Felt Sick After Getting a Vaccine. Why?

9 Apr 2021

Many years ago, I received the flu shot for the very first time and, later that day, I began to feel sick. Fatigue, body temperature on the rise and a general unease made me think I actually had...

Let’s Hear It for the Voices of Reason

8 Apr 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a golden opportunity for schemers, contrarians and conspiracy theorists to use public distress and thirst for knowledge to widen their reach. It is easy to get lost...

The Right Chemistry: Graphene Face Masks

2 Apr 2021

Video of Dr. Joe Schwarcz explains graphene face masks  

It's a Race Between Vaccines and Variants

2 Apr 2021

This article was first published in The Montreal Gazette.

Humans Sometimes Get in the Way of Science

2 Apr 2021

I never expected to read the word “glooped” in a BBC article. An investigation by the BBC programme Panorama recently revealed troubling behaviour on the part of some technicians at one of the...

A Dozen Misguided Influencers Spread Most of the Anti-Vaccination Content on Social Media

31 Mar 2021

You may have heard the myth that the COVID-19 vaccines make women infertile and that they have killed more people than the disease itself. This blatant and harmful misinformation does not appear...

The Doomsday Prophecy of Dr. Geert Vanden Bossche

24 Mar 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has attracted a swarm of vocal contrarians like little else in the recent past. These public commentators, often bedazzled with advanced degrees, have painted themselves as...

Ivermectin, Convalescent Plasma and Hydroxychloroquine: One Year of Rotten Apples

17 Mar 2021

It has been a little over a year since the World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak a global pandemic. Medical scientists quickly started testing a barrage of potential therapies...

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