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Reassuring Data for Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine

10 Dec 2020

Pfizer and BioNTech’s RNA vaccine against COVID-19 has just been authorized by Health Canada. There will be many Internet whispers, half-truths and lies about how it works and how safe it is, so...

Will The Virus Have The Last Word?

29 May 2020

“Gentlemen, it is the microbes who will have the last word.” Those words spoken by Louis Pasteur a century and a half ago are unnervingly meaningful today as we confront the SARS-CoV-2 virus that...

From Crisis to Cure: How Antiretroviral Therapy Changed How We Look, Talk, and Think About HIV

13 May 2020

Someone recently asked me if there was a cure for HIV. My initial answer was no. HIV infection doesn’t go away and people infected with HIV have to take antiviral medications for the rest of their...

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