A med student’s blueprint for joining the fight against anti-science | American Medical Association

To fight anti-science, a new generation of physicians must vocally contribute to the public discourse. Here’s how med students can position themselves to do that. If there is an antidote to anti-science, Peter Hotez, MD, PhD, believes he knows what it is: more credible voices speaking in large forums. “One of the reasons we have …

Florida shows signs as next coronavirus epicenter as cases spike across the country

Ten states saw a record number of new Covid-19 cases this week, and one of them could be the next epicenter of the national health crisis. Florida reported 3,207 additional coronavirus cases on Thursday -- the largest single-day count in the state since the pandemic, according to the state health department. Florida's total reported cases climbed …

Houston’s Coronavirus Super Doc to Speak at the Ultimate Social Distancing Luncheon in River Oaks — Move Over, Fauci! | PaperCity Magazine

Byond Dr. Anthony Fauci and Dr. Deborah Birx, the next most recognizable face on the COVID-19 intelligence scene is Baylor College of Medicine's Dr. Peter Hotez.   Beyond Dr. Anthony Fauci and Dr. Deborah Birx, the next most recognizable face on the COVID-19 intelligence scene is Baylor College of Medicine’s Dr. Peter Hotez, Dean of the National …

Harris County COVID-19 testing sites seeing surge of patients being tested – ABC13 Houston

Health officials say the message on the importance of COVID-19 testing is getting out, and people are lining up to be tested   HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- As the number of COVID-19 cases continue to rise, city and county health officials in Harris County say they're seeing a lot of people getting tested. This comes …

Fauci says ‘anti-science bias’ in the US is problematic – Business Insider

Dr. Anthony Fauci has expressed concern over what he calls an "anti-science bias" in the US.Fauci, who is considered the top infectious-disease expert in the US, discussed the topic after being asked during a recent podcast why some people might not believe his recommendations.While Fauci did not mention it during the interview, President Donald Trump …

Brian Deer’s original 2004 Channel 4 report on Andrew Wakefield: MMR: What they didn’t tell you | Left Brain Right Brain | Circa October 5, 2014

When Andrew Wakefield presented his hypothesis linking autism to the MMR vaccine in 2014 1998, he fueled a vaccine scare that is still alive today. It wasn’t until 6 years later that specific… Source: Brian Deer’s original 2004 Channel 4 report on Andrew Wakefield: MMR: What they didn’t tell you | Left Brain Right Brain …

Andrew Wakefield: paid $316k to administer $80k in grants by the Strategic Autism Inititiative | Left Brain Right Brain | Circa November 7, 2014

When Andrew Wakefield left Thoughtful House (which has since changed it’s name and removed all mention of him from their website), he announced a new effort: the Strategic Autism Initiative. He was going to manage research into the causes of autism. That was in 2010. Now he bills himself as a video director of the …