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Infectious disease expert agrees with Biden that platforms like Facebook are ‘killing people’ with Covid misinformation

Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, founding director of the Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases at Boston University, told CNBC, that, medically, she agrees with President Joe Biden‘s assertion that platforms like Facebook are killing people by allowing Covid-19 vaccine misinformation on their services. “I think social media is playing a big role in amplifying misinformation, which is leading… Read More »

Meet the informaticist trying to solve the mystery of long COVID

So much about “long COVID,” more formally known as Post-Acute Sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection, or PASC, is still unknown. Why do some patients, weeks or months after their initial infection, still exhibit symptoms such as “brain fog,” shortness of breath or heart problems? What kinds of underlying conditions, or demographic characteristics, are associated with these… Read More »