Tag Archives: Covid19

COVID-19 vaccine must be available for New York inmates, judge says

A New York State Supreme Court judge in the Bronx ruled Monday that the state must immediately offer COVID-19 vaccines to inmates in its correctional system, reports said. Justice Alison Y. Tuitt said that those incarcerated in the state have been arbitrarily left out of the vaccine distribution, which she called “unfair and unjust,” according… Read More »

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 »

Most Americans probably won’t be able to get a Covid-19 vaccine until mid-2021, CDC director says

“Those who are vaccine hesitant have had their hesitancy enhanced by a variety of things that are happening right now, particularly the unfortunate mix of science and politics,” Collins said at an event hosted by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. A recent poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation found that more than… Read More »