There has been a rise in preprint publications since the COVID-19 outbreak — is the review process, which exists to help ensure that good science is being shared, under stress? Follow this link to read “How swamped preprint servers are blocking bad coronavirus research” at nature.com.
Follow this link to see Dr. Paul A. Offit of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia speak about what to expect for the upcoming COVID-19 vaccines’ rollout and distribution and their ongoing safety surveillance. Recorded on Dec. 2, 2020.
Follow this link to see a video by Johns Hopkins Hospital, demonstrating the World Health Organization (WHO) technique for hand-washing. Proper hand hygiene is the most important thing you can do to prevent the spread of germs and to protect yourself and others from illnesses.
The Incidental Economist produced a video speaking about JAMA’s study confirming that the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine is not related to autism, questioning how much good continued research in the area is doing.
The New York Times’ Fool House Rock: Anti-Vaxx Fallacies is a multi-media piece that points out the potential for the return of measles and polio due to those who refuse the vaccine. Follow this link to see the video.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have produced a video describing the journey of a vaccine for children from development through post-licensure monitoring. Follow this link to see it.