Tag Archives: Covid19

Tech sites hype Apple Watch for COVID-19 prediction without providing the evidence

Milwaukee oncologist Michael Thompson, MD, wrote to me yesterday morning (February 10)  about an article – “New Study Suggests Apple Watch Heart Rate Sensor Can Predict COVID-19 Up to a Week Before a Swab Test” – promoted on Twitter by MacRumors.com. The story was about the so-called Warrior Watch Study at Mount Sinai Medical Center in… Read More »

Will COVID-19 eventually become just a seasonal nuisance?

Within the next decade, the novel coronavirus responsible for COVID-19 could become little more than a nuisance, causing no more than common cold-like coughs and sniffles. That possible future is predicted by mathematical models that incorporate lessons learned from the current pandemic on how our body’s immunity changes over time. Scientists at the University of… Read More »

The Importance of Getting Fully Vaccinated Against Covid-19

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Personal Health The Importance of Getting Fully Vaccinated Covid remains a mortal threat not just for people like me in the upper decades of life but for almost anyone, no matter how young and healthy. Credit…Gracia Lam May 10, 2021Updated 8:28 a.m.… Read More »

In Covid-19 Vaccine Data, LGBTQ People Fear Invisibility

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveLatest Updates Maps and Cases Vaccine Rollout Second Dose Outdoor Mask Guidance Josie Nixon of Denver, Colo. had to select “other” for her gender when registering for a Covid vaccine. There was no option for “transgender woman.”Credit…Caleb Alvarado for The New York Times SectionsSkip to contentSkip to site index In Covid Vaccine… Read More »