In no particular order, cause I’m too lazy to sort them today:
ADHD drugs can affect later generations
How to fake your positive on a covid spit test
Using looks to judge a person
Turns out some people are naturally immune to ebola
as much as 10% of Europeans may be immune to HIV
yes, prior to 2020 we did indeed have hospitals getting over-run with flu patients
Did we really need more proof that the media LUVs hype over truth?
A certain drug (aka “horse wormer”) has anti-cancer properties
Mask mandates made no difference on hospital consumption
At breakdown of a study on miscarriages and the C19 vax
Pfizer’s vax trials might have had…..issues….
Face masks and social distancing may have caused a 23% reduction in child development
UK: an estimated 740,000 cancer cases missed due to covid response
Elder abuse rose during pandemic
How to see actual bed usage at your local hospital
Vaccines are not foolproof and can and do cause more problems than they fix on occasion, and sometimes it can take years for it to be noticed (aka, there’s a REASON why we don’t rush vaccines)
a twitter thread on the various pandemic policies prior to C19
a genetic marker for C19 outcomes?
a twitter thread looking at things that were considered conspiracy theories and resulted in people being blocked and shunned by family, friends
covid outcome by blood type
asthma not actually a risk factor for covid
Ethanol might be worse for the climate than gas
Gosh, wasn’t that a conspiracy theory? MA admits that it counted as C19 death if the deceased had a positive test in the prior 60 days, regardless of actual cause of death.
CDC reduces pediatric C19 death count by 24%, blames “coding error”
small children are still at higher risk of drowning than from C19
Pandemic disruptions caused at least 228,000 childhood deaths in S Asia (by comparison, at the time of print, S Asia had a TOTAL C19 death number of 186,000 in all ages)
UK: 5 times as many kids died of suicide than of C19 in 2020
in 2020–21 more adults (18-45) died of fentanyl overdose than of Covid
alcohol related deaths spiked by 25% in 2020 (I had family tell me I was exaggerating the numbers when I posted something warning of this early in the shutdown)
Infact, alcohol related deaths, in the under 65 age range, was just slightly higher than the C19 deaths in 2020 (can I go rub this in my mother’s face?)
Twitter thread: Columbus OH, speech/language/hearing testing failure at near double previous numbers in children
Pandemic kids have ALOT of catching up to do
Proper ventilation alone can cut covid cases by 80%
Sweden: open schools and covid (spoiler, VERY low incidence)
Sweden’s inconvenient Covid victory
What Sweden got right
Twitter thread by someone living through the ShangHai lockdowns
Twitter thread: the state of commerce in China, I haven’t verified most of this, but remember China is (like it or not) a major supplier and hub for just about everything, if this thread is even half right we’re going to be continuing to see growing shortages for a WHILE.
ShangHai lockdowns continue to fuckup the supply chain