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Oct 13

Herd Immunity
Covid-19 Live Updates: White House Embraces ‘Herd Immunity’ Declaration
The Midwest and West are driving a virus surge in the U.S. The Eli Lilly antibody trial is paused because of potential safety concerns, just a day after Johnson & Johnson announced the pause of...
Carl T. Bergstrom @CT_Bergstrom - Wed Oct 14
Heartbreaking as we head into the third wave.…
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Prof Peter Hotez MD PhD @PeterHotez - Wed Oct 14
Promoting fake herd immunity concepts and other forms of weaponized science communication/disinformation will damage global public health, and maybe degenerate further into human rights violations.…
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Josh Michaud @joshmich - Wed Oct 14
"White House Embraces Covid-19 ‘Herd Immunity’ Declaration" I thought I might comment this is policy-based evidence-making, but there's not any evidence to speak of in the declaration.…
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Rupert Beale @bealelab - Wed Oct 14
This is a cautionary tale. “White House Embraces ‘Herd Immunity’ Declaration”…
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Eric Topol @EricTopol - Wed Oct 14
What happens when you have no plan? You failed. You embrace the "Focused Protection" "Great Barrington" herd immunity plan. To see if you can hurt more people.… by @sherylNYT… by @stephaniemlee <-ahead of the curve
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Joseph Lewnard @jLewnard - Wed Oct 14
Speechless. I will out myself as having reviewed some of the papers by this group of modelers at various journals. My comment was, and remains, that they do not provide an appropriate scientific basis for policymaking. This will harm many people.…
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Eric Topol @EricTopol - Tue Oct 13
Surprising that Lilly's monoclonal antibody has a safety concern to pause trials, as the safety issue has not manifest in their program or Regeneron's previously. Hopefully a brief pause and we'll get details quickly. Good to be cautious.…
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Craig Spencer MD MPH @Craig_A_Spencer - Wed Oct 14
The White House is reportedly embracing a herd-immunity approach focused on “protecting the elderly and the vulnerable” just a few weeks after it failed to protect a 74-year-old with multiple comorbidities.…
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Stephanie M. Lee @stephaniemlee - Tue Oct 13
on Monday, the White House apparently convened a call with reporters in which two anonymous senior administration officials, who were "not authorized to give their names," voiced support for the Great Barrington Declaration…
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