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Immune Amnesia: What is that?

Immune Amnesia

Immune amnesia: What’s that? On Episode 88 of my health and wellness podcast, Causes or Cures, I chatted with Dr. Guillermo Barrios Morales about his new research that modeled the effects of Measles-induced Immune Amnesia, while another infectious disease outbreak is happening simultaneously. For example, COVID-19. In the podcast he dives into deeper detail on […]

COVID vaccines, transmission, death & public health policy

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COVID vaccines, transmission, death & public health policy: The CDC recently published a study as part of its MMWR to assess how well the COVID-19 vaccines and boosters impacted case numbers, deaths, and incident rate ratios (IRR) during the pre-Delta time period, Delta emergence (June ’21), Delta dominance (July-Nov’21) and during the emergence of Omicron […]

Childhood Vaccines in a Religious Orthodox Community

Addressing Childhood Vaccines in a Religious Orthodox Community

  Addressing Childhood Vaccines in a Religious Orthodox Community In conversation I’ve noticed that several people who are skeptical about the COVID-19 vaccines are starting to be skeptical of all vaccines. I have no idea if this is an actual trend, as I’m only going off of my personal experience. I think it is a […]

When Data Leaks, What to Do? (Using the Pfizer Vaccine Preclinical Studies as an Example)

Pfizer Vaccines

So, I noticed that the “leaked documents” containing data from Pfizer’s preclinical vaccine studies are circulating on Twitter as screenshots. First, full disclosure, I knew about this data last week, and I am concerned, but it’s really important to not run with an interpretation just yet. For the full scoop on the data, I suggest […]

Antibody Dependent Enhancement: What in the World is That?

Antibody Dependent Enhancement

Antibody Dependent Enhancement, or ADE for short! Erin Stair, MD, MPH There are several viral videos with millions of views referencing something called Antibody Dependent Enhancement (ADE) as a potential effect of COVID-19 vaccines or vaccines in general. Some make very bold claims and it’s difficult to sort fact from fiction from hyperbole in these […]

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