Social media is bursting with discussions around the vaccine and unfortunately these discussions are often full of misinformation. Here, I'm reviewing the science behind the Pfizer vaccine and answering some basic but important questions. How does it protect you? And are we sure it works? Contrary to opinions I've seen recited in social media, the … Continue reading Covid-19 vaccine: data-backed answers to pressing questions
Category: COVID-19 pandemic
COVID-19: What do we really know about the virus? Part 1
In my last post, I talked about why COVID-19 science is so confusing and how we can cut through the noise. Now I'm going to put my money (or at least my virtual word count) where my mouth is and follow my own advice: look at the science behind the numbers in the media. We … Continue reading COVID-19: What do we really know about the virus? Part 1
COVID-19: Why is the science so confusing?
The fatality ratio is 5%, no it's 0.5%, no it's 0.01% but only in France. Masks will not protect you, but wear them because they will. Don't touch the surfaces because COVID-19 likes to rest on them, but it actually disappears almost as soon as it settles on the surface. Why is COVID-19 science so … Continue reading COVID-19: Why is the science so confusing?