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2022

The Vaccination Divide: Where Pathogens Meet Politics

Why Ever More Boosters Could Hurt More Than Help

2021

A Note to the Vaccinated: Thank You and Be Reassured

The Alpha and Omega of COVID-19.


The COVID-19 Vaccines Are a Scientific Breakthrough. But Are They Enough?


Our Long-Standing Love-Hate Relationship with Vaccines.


Unintended Consequences: The Risks of Vacating COVID19 Vaccine Patents.


The Long Run: Keeping an Eye on COVID Vaccines.


From the Pandemic, A Roadmap for Lowering the Costs of Medicine


One Pandemic Year Later: What’s Next?


The COVID-19 Whack-A-Mole.


2020

Coronavirus vaccines will save 2021?


The Unintended Costs of Rushing a Vaccine


STAT News, 31 Jul 2020. A Covid-19 Vaccine, Amazingly, Is Close.


Have We Forgotten History?


 Yes, the World Health Organization Was Foolish-But We Desperately Need Each Other


Five Myths About Vaccines


Everything Old is New Again


What A Sugar Cube Can Teach Us About Coronavirus Vaccines

 


The End of Science…For a While


An Optimist’s View of the COVID-19 Outbreak


2018

Fatal Decisions


Between Hope and Fear


 A Challenge to Scientific and Medical Professionals


 American Science is Alive and Well & Living In…


Hillbillies, Elegies & Science


Rigor Mortis, Transparency


 Valeant or Nefarious? The Damage Done To & By the Biopharmaceutical Industry May Be Reaching a Tipping Point.


Antibiotic Pulled From Dirt Is a Breakthrough, But Don’t Celebrate Just Yet


 University-industry partnerships can help tackle antibiotic resistant bacteria