What the Health?

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Biden Declares the Pandemic ‘Over’ September 22, 2022 Podcast reproduced by permission, courtesy of KHN. DISCLAIMER: The republication of this podcast by the curator of ‘Curious About Behaviour’ is not an endorsement of the opinions expressed by any of the contributors. Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen onContinue reading “What the Health?”

Backlash against Public Health in the US

Originally published by KHN on December 15, 2020. Reproduced by permission. DISCLAIMER: The republication of this article by the curator of ‘Curious About Behaviour’ is not an endorsement of the opinions expressed by the contributors. The above picture shows Tisha Coleman, the public health administrator for Linn County, standing in front of her office Dec.Continue reading “Backlash against Public Health in the US”

Estimating the number of infections and the impact of non-pharmaceutical interventions on COVID-19 in 11 European countries

COVID-19 Milestone Series Panic stations! UK deaths of 750 a day predicted and rising. The paper that threw the entire world into disarray. But were our fears justified? Only history will tell. But the consequences have been severe. 30 March 2020 Imperial College COVID-19 Response TeamDOI: https://doi.org/10.25561/77731 Authors: Seth Flaxman*, Swapnil Mishra*, Axel Gandy*, HContinue reading “Estimating the number of infections and the impact of non-pharmaceutical interventions on COVID-19 in 11 European countries”

Lessons From the SARS-Cov-2 Pandemic

COVID-19 Repost Series In a series of republished articles, I recount a catastrophic sequence of errors made in our dealings with the COVID-19 pandemic. In attempting to explain the errors – many of them seeming too obvious to be accidental – it is easy to jump to a conspiracy theory. However, there is a valuableContinue reading “Lessons From the SARS-Cov-2 Pandemic”