Wow, who could have guessed that chiropractors would be leading promoters of anti-vax trash? The flashy postcard, covered with images of syringes, beckoned people to attend Vax-Con ’21 to learn “t
This is an enormous advance in the history of public health. The World Health Organization on Wednesday endorsed the first ever vaccine to prevent malaria, debuting a tool that could save the lives of
I don’t know very much about the science behind vaccines, so I also don’t know if the amazing progress that led to the rapid development of multiple extremely effective COVID-19 vaccines i
Again, there’s a puritanical strain in American liberalism that is coming out in the pandemic to negative effects. The lesson, even as this slowly winds down, is that people need to be careful i
COVID-19 is not a creation of globalization, but it’s rapid spread around the globe is. And it is just one of many, many diseases that globalization has whipped around the world, many of which d
Life in the pandemic is not easy for anyone. What is the proper behavior? What is out of bounds? We know that assholes going out to lunch at a crowded Colorado restaurant to own the libs is very bad.
Disasters, however “natural,” are a wonderful (well, horrible really) entry point into exposing to the public to deep fissures on inequality in a society. That’s true whether they ar
With all the intensive fear-mongering coverage of Ebola in the weeks before the 2014 midterm elections, you’d think that the World Health Organization declaring Sierra Leone Ebola-free would be