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(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

Masks Fall When Antivaxxers Congregate

11 Jun 2020

“I try to look and see where the evidence takes me.” Does this statement sound reasonable? If I told you it came from me, you might not bat an eyelash, but these words were spoken by Robert F....

Going Batty About Coronavirus

10 Jun 2020

The origin of COVID-19 (SARS-Cov2) has been the subject of intense academic discussion. Unfortunately, some theories would make for an intriguing Hollywood production but are based more on rumour...

Contact Tracing is the Key To Solving the Spread of Infectious Diseases

20 May 2020

Today it is COVID-19 that is sowing panic around the world but in 19th century England the fear was of cholera, a dreadful disease. It causes diarrhea so severe that a victim can lose as much as...

Physical Isolation and the Case of Typhoid Mary

15 May 2020

Infectious diseases have a long history. The first epidemics were probably caused by the variola virus that causes smallpox. The disease commonly spreads through skin-to-skin contact or contact...

Your Pets May Be Susceptible to COVID-19, Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Panic

1 May 2020

Since the pandemic began, news of animals becoming infected with SARS-CoV-2 has been trickling in from across the world. From a 17-year-old Pomeranian in Hong Kong to a tiger from the Bronx Zoo,...

No, COVID-19 Isn't Like Altitude Sickness

22 Apr 2020

This article was first published in The Montreal Gazette.

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