Dr. Anthony Fauci and other health experts are testifying before a House select subcommittee about the US response to the coronavirus pandemic. Follow here for the latest.
Nsikan AkpanFauci: "All of the randomized placebo controlled trials, which is the gold standard of determining if something is effective--none of them have shown any efficacy of hydroxychloroquine."
Nsikan AkpanRep. Luetkemeyer (R-MO) asked Dr Fauci about the validity of the Henry Ford Hospital study on hydroxychloroquine/zinc for COVID-19
Fauci: "You can peer review something that's a bad study, but the fact is, it is not a randomized placebo-controlled trial"
The current housing crisis could get messy quickly, but fixing it shouldn’t be complicated, if Congress intervenes.
Nsikan Akpan“By September, more than 20 million renters will be at risk of eviction, especially as eviction moratoriums come to an end.”
@DKThomp on why the 2020 housing crisis ain’t like the Great Recession’s.
An independent audit faulted the social network for “vexing and heartbreaking decisions” that affect its users — and potentially the November elections.
Nsikan AkpanA two-year, 89-page audit of Facebook found its decisions to leave up President Trump’s inflammatory posts were “significant setbacks for civil rights” and that the company may once again be negatively influencing American voters nytimes.com/2020/07/08/tec… by @MikeIsaac h/t @dabeard
Case surges, overrun hospitals, and a second lockdown this summer could deal a heavy blow to the United States. Here's what we need to turn the tide.
Nsikan AkpanAs cases surged this week, I asked more than half a dozen researchers (epidemiologists, virologists and psychologists) if the U.S. has lost its COVID-19 war and if widespread lockdowns are now inevitable.
All said no. We can still turn the tide.
nationalgeographic.com/science/2020/0… v @NatGeo