Marty Makary on Tuesday accused the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of “cherry-picking” data and manipulating public health guidance surrounding vaccines and natural immunity to support a political narrative. Travis noted that the CDC’s guidance on COVID-19 is inconsistent with their vaccine recommendations for other contagious viruses. The current guidance for […]

If there was ever a time when this coronavirus could be contained, it has probably passed. Even when a much-anticipated vaccine arrives, it is likely to only suppress but never completely eradicate the virus. We will probably be living with this virus for the rest of our lives. Back in the winter, public-health officials were more […]

A new study suggests that almost half of those hospitalized with COVID-19 have mild or asymptomatic cases. At least 12,000 Americans have already died from COVID-19 this month, as the country inches through its latest surge in cases. Last winter, this magazine described it as «the most reliable pandemic number,» while Vox quoted the […]

Abstract With that, the comparable long-term protection conferred by previous infection with SARS-CoV-2 remains unclear. Results SARS-CoV-2-naïve vaccinees had a 13.06-fold increased risk for breakthrough infection with the Delta variant compared to those previously infected, when the first event occurred during January and February of 2021. Read more… Source: Sivan Gazit, Roei Shlezinger, Galit Perez, Roni Lotan, Asaf Peretz, Amir Ben-Tov, Dani Cohen, Khitam Muhsen, Gabriel Chodick, Tal Patalon | medRxiv

Jody Wilson-Raybould most recently served as the independent Member of Parliament for Vancouver Granville. The sun was flooding through the third-floor windows of the Signature private plane terminal at Vancouver International Airport as I sat waiting for the Prime Minister to arrive. The terminal is distant and isolated, far from the bustling main […]

Remarkably, in a speech on monetary policy given at the Jackson Hole conference last Friday, Jay Powell never mentioned money, money supply, M1 or M2. The FOMC appears to no longer take the consequences of monetary expansion into account. But the fact is that rising consumer prices caused by monetary expansion have driven real rates sharply […]