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The origin of the SARS-CoV-2 virus is still not determined

None of these scenarios have been ruled out: The virus is of completely natural origin, most likely originating in a bat population, possibly crossing over another species and finally to humans. The original virus or bat population has yet to … Continue reading

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Why vaccinate 12-year-olds?

USA and UK has approved vaccinations against COVID-19 in those aged 12 and above, but why would we vaccinate teenagers against COVID-19? There are few benefits for 12-year-olds; they rarely get ill, especially not seriously ill and there’s a good … Continue reading

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Ivermectin, wonder drug or blue smoke?

Following the thread on ivermectin I watched the Darkhorse Podcast with Pierre Kory and Bret Weinstein which follows Weinstein and Heather Heying ‘s previous episodes. Kory has already advocated for the use of ivermectin for months so unsurprisingly the episode … Continue reading

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I was wrong

I don’t enjoy being wrong, but if you search my blog you will find a number of posts about me, being wrong. This one is most likely such a one. — But I am not sure if it is. The … Continue reading

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Effect of innovation under pressure

On April 30th, 2020, The New York Times published an interactive graph simulating how long it would take to develop and begin distribution of a vaccine against COVID-19: We obviously know that this was wrong and it’s a great example … Continue reading

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Det er dybt uansvarligt

Det er efter min opfattelse dybt uansvarligt at man er stoppet med AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccinen mod COVID-19. Det er også min opfattelse at det er en politisk beslutning fremfor en lægefaglig beslutning og at myndighederne skjuler deres ansvar bag en facade … Continue reading

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Vaccine priorities

Now that we are getting the COVID-19 vaccine, I agree that we should vaccinate the elderly and those on the frontlines. And there is a very good reason why we should vaccinate the elderly first, when we only have a … Continue reading

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Another pro-lockdown argument

Or, at least an argument for trying to restrict the spread of a highly contagious virus like SARS-CoV-2, is to avoid exactly what is playing out in the UK at the moment. Evolution means that more contagious and more dangerous … Continue reading

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How the mRNA vaccine works

This is short and sweet: (twitter) The rest of Rob Swanda’s thread is a little more detailed.

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Masks work – face shields, not so much

I have written about masks and COVID-19 before – how using masks lower risk and why a much reported paper wouldn’t be able to say anything about masks – but now someone has made actual experiments with droplets to see … Continue reading

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