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COVID-19

COVID-19 vs. The Flu: No Need to Pick Sides

5 Jun 2020

This article was first published in The Montreal Gazette.

The COVID Science Express: Malaria Drugs and Mutations

3 Apr 2020

A weekly explanation of the emerging science behind COVID-19 and its infectious agent, SARS-CoV-2....

COVID-19 and More: Conversations with the McGill OSS

2 Apr 2020

Video of COVID-19 and More: Conversations with the McGill Office for Science and Society

Conclusions Change as Evidence Accumulates

1 Apr 2020

I remember once giving a talk on vitamins and having someone come up to me after with a comment along the lines of “I was in your class years ago and you were talking about the benefits of vitamin...

The COVID Science Express: A Vanished Sense of Smell, Viral Origins, and Vaccines

27 Mar 2020

A weekly explanation of the emerging science behind COVID-19 and its infectious agent, SARS-CoV-2. Loss of smell and taste could be a symptom of COVID-19 but not a very specific one

The COVID Science Express: Ibuprofen Versus Acetaminophen

20 Mar 2020

While whispered rumours and bellowed balderdash about COVID-19 cures spread, scientists and medical doctors are actually studying the virus and the people it infects to gain actionable knowledge...

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