Dr. Barry Dworkin
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Category: Prevention and Screening
July 3, 2020
Unmasking the untruths
July 2, 2020
Study finds that many #Sars-CoV-2 antibody tests are inaccurate.
June 18, 2020
Ontario schools will need to reopen to create a healthy routine for children but long list of SickKids recommendations to mitigate SARS-CoV-2 exposure will be challenging for teachers, parents and their children.
May 28, 2020
The irony of claims of SARS-CoV-2 being a bacterium going viral. And, claims of antibody being a “cure” for Covid-19 are a tad premature when you have not done any animal or human trials to date. Good science but take the time to prove your claim.
May 20, 2020
Although no plausible cancer-causing biological mechanism has been proven, J & J throws in the towel. Also, virus exposure time a factor in risk of successful infection among other factors.
May 13, 2020
Health Canada’s approval of SARS-CoV-2 antibody test has its limitations but is a good first step to prepare for the easing of restrictions. Public health policy decisions will depend on its availability in significant quantity.
May 5, 2020
Strategy to relax the pandemic restrictions must be instituted nationwide and include accurate and copious testing and contact tracing in order to mitigate the second wave.
April 17, 2020
The road back will depend on the expertise of physicians like Dr. Fauci and not the Dunning-Krugerites Dr. Oz and his friends at Fox News among others. There is a moral(e) imperative to provide the public with a plan to resume some semblance of our lives.
April 13, 2020
Spartan Bioscience receives Health Canada approval of new SARS-Cov2 testing devices. We discuss the implications for public health policy.
April 6, 2020
Thinking of disinfecting used masks? How? Will the material breakdown or the embedded disinfectant irritate the face? Will it work? Implication: no new ones for some time.