Let’s talk about the fact that both the attack rate and the death rate among the young is indeed very low with COVID19, unlike most prior pandemics. And let’s speculate about some of the biological reasons. 1/— Nicholas A. Christakis (@NAChristakis) March 28, 2020
For everyone on #COVID2019 #lockdown, here's the lastest from @XTOTL & I on why you mustn't lose hope - it takes a few weeks to see the effects play out. Accompanying @TheSpinoffTV piece is here: https://t.co/RiqUZM08aF #lockdownnz pic.twitter.com/s0v7w9aBML— Dr Siouxsie Wiles (@SiouxsieW) March 27, 2020
Data from @StanfordEng Professors @yicuistanford and Steven Chu show #N95masks can be decontaminated without decreasing filtration efficiency using 70C heat for 30 min. Alcohol and bleach should not be used. #PPE #PPEShortages #medx https://t.co/dvNRuhEWOP pic.twitter.com/qpHjZxuRby— Larry Chu, MD, MS (@larrychu) March 22, 2020
I’m a virologist & investor... & I’m hearing people say it’s impossible to make covid vaccine b/c we haven’t been able to make one to any coronaviruses. Not true. We have veterinary vaccines for dog & cow strains. Human one’s not been investment worthy, until now. here’s why...— Peter Kolchinsky (@PeterKolchinsky) March 19, 2020
So I’m hearing many myths about #COVID-19 and would like to quickly clear the record.— Faheem Younus, MD (@FaheemYounus) March 17, 2020
Coronavirus will go away in Sumer months.
Wrong. Previous pandemics didn’t follow weather patterns plus as we enter summer, there will be winter in the Southern Hemisphere. Virus is global.