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COVID-19

Which Sweden Do You Want to Believe In?

18 Sep 2020

The measures taken by Sweden to curb the COVID-19 pandemic have polarized the media. Sweden, it seems, is like the elephant being examined by the blind men. There is so much to appraise that we can...

COVID-19 Nonsense May Not Be Benign

17 Sep 2020

There is a great deal of nonsense being spread about COVID-19. No matter how outrageous a claim, it gets traction with some people. It seems hard to believe that some actually believe that Bill...

A Troubling Uptick of COVID-19 in Young People

11 Sep 2020

This article was first published in The Montreal Gazette.

Barking Up the Wrong Tree: The Trouble with Disease-Sniffing Dogs

10 Sep 2020

If getting tested for cancer meant having a Labrador retriever sniff you for a few seconds, would it make the procedure more enjoyable? Just writing down this question, which has an obvious answer...

(Aug. 27, 2020) "COVID & More" with the OSS

10 Sep 2020

Video of (Aug. 27, 2020) "Covid & More" with the OSS

(Sept. 10, 2020) "COVID & More" with Guest Dr. Yoni Freedhoff

10 Sep 2020

Video of (Sept. 10, 2020) "COVID & More" with guest Dr. Yoni Freedhoff

A COVID-19 Vaccine - Betting on the Hare or the Tortoise?

9 Sep 2020

The race is on! Pharmaceutical companies and assorted academic researchers around the world are engaged in the quest for the current version of the Holy Grail, a vaccine against the SARS-CoV-2...

Why Some People Choose Not to Wear a Mask

3 Sep 2020

Most people wear a mask as part of their pandemic-altered routine. That’s 83% of Canadians and 67% of Americans by recent estimates. But there is a minority of people who don’t, and their voices...

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