"It is a true roller coaster of symptoms and severities, with each new day offering many unknowns."
Dr. Karen James2. Some of those 200 million will have mild symptoms, but others will be severe and there can be long-lasting health problems. I’ve noticed people tend to gloss over this part when they talk about herd immunity.
AG Barr claimed that pepper spray "isn't a chemical irritant," in an attempt to downplay the harm caused by pepper spraying protesters.
Dr. Karen JamesBut I’m grateful to @vickyyyf for pointing out that Barr was “almost certainly trying to suggest” that capsaicin is somehow less harmful because it’s “natural.” So are cyanide and arsenic.
Causes event in Bangor, ME by We are Maine on Friday, June 5 2020 with 502 people interested and 193 people going.
Dr. Karen JamesUpdated protest details for Tr*mp’s visit to Maine tomorrow (Friday). The main protest is now at 11am in Bangor with a smaller “service” to be conducted by faith leaders in Guilford. #BlackLivesMatter
It seems many people are breathing some relief, and I’m not sure why. An epidemic curve has a relatively predictable upslope and once the peak is reached, the back slope is also predictable. Assuming we have just crested in deaths at 70k, that would...
Dr. Karen James“Social distancing guidelines don't hold in indoor spaces where you spend a lot of time, as people on the opposite side of the room were infected.”
Dr. Karen JamesAs gyms re-open, please remember: physical distancing doesn't hack it indoors, especially in poorly ventilated spaces where people spend significant time and do a lot of deep/heavy breathing.
The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of cloth masks to medical masks in hospital healthcare workers (HCWs). The null hypothesis is that there is no difference between medical masks and cloth masks.14 secondary-level/tertiary-level...
Dr. Karen JamesThis is the first randomized controlled trial of cloth masks. There is an increased risk of infection associated with the use of cloth masks over both the medical mask group and the “standard practice” control group.
It’s time to say what we said 20 years ago when a president’s character was revealed for what it was.
Dr. Karen JamesWow. Wikipedia describes Christianity Today as “an evangelical Christian periodical,” Washington Post calls it "evangelicalism's flagship magazine,” the NYT calls it a "mainstream evangelical magazine,” and it was founded by Billy Graham.