Small holes make for big problems in pandemic Australia

Little things matter a lot in managing COVID-19. So why isn’t Australia’s hotel quarantine system focused on extra-easy precautions like the use of N95 masks for all hotel workers? — Read on http://www.afr.com/policy/health-and-education/small-holes-make-for-big-problems-in-pandemic-australia-20210214-p572d7

The hijacking of public health and the price paid during the COVID-19 pandemic | NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence, Integrated Systems for Epidemic Response

The catastrophic failure of many Western democracies such as the US, UK and many European countries to control COVID-19 has been shocking. Prior to this pandemic, there has been a long-held view in these same countries that only fragile states and low-income countries will fail during a pandemic, and would need benevolent assistance from highContinue reading “The hijacking of public health and the price paid during the COVID-19 pandemic | NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence, Integrated Systems for Epidemic Response”

Aerosol expert Jose-Luis Jimenez is sounding the alarm about airborne transmission of COVID-19

Aerosol expert Jose-Luis Jimenez is sounding the alarm about airborne transmission of COVID-19 — Read on cen.acs.org/biological-chemistry/infectious-disease/Aerosol-expert-Jose-Luis-Jimenez/99/i1

PHARM podcast Episode 234 Welcome to Planet Covid part 1 with Dr David Berger

👇 pic.twitter.com/TBzq9toFBu — Dr David Berger #CovidIsAirborne STOP KILLING HCWs (@YouAreLobbyLud) January 31, 2021 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

A randomised and uncontrolled ad-hoc post-hoc on-the-fly triple-blind clinical trial on the effects of mandatory quarantine detention on medical professionals. – Glen’s Travel Blog

A randomised and uncontrolled ad-hoc post-hoc on-the-fly triple-blind clinical trial on the effects of mandatory quarantine detention on medical professionals. – Glen’s Travel Blog — Read on glenlo.wordpress.com/2020/04/10/a-randomised-and-uncontrolled-ad-hoc-post-hoc-on-the-fly-triple-blind-clinical-trial-on-the-effects-of-mandatory-quarantine-detention-on-medical-professionals/amp/

PHARM podcast Episode 233 A study of Online physician harassment by Tricia Pendergrast

I found the length it was!! pic.twitter.com/bpAXIo2d3e — Tricia Pendergrast (@traependergrast) January 3, 2021 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

Prevalence of Personal Attacks and Sexual Harassment of Physicians on Social Media | Professional Well-being | JAMA Internal Medicine | JAMA Network

This survey study examines the self-reports of personal attacks and sexual harassment of physicians through social media outlets. — Read on jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/fullarticle/2774727

Up the line to death: covid-19 has revealed a mortal betrayal of the world’s healthcare workers – The BMJ

Up the line to death: covid-19 has revealed a mortal betrayal of the world’s healthcare workers – The BMJ — Read on blogs.bmj.com/bmj/2021/01/29/up-the-line-to-death-covid-19-has-revealed-a-mortal-betrayal-of-the-worlds-healthcare-workers/

The hijacking of public health and the price paid during the COVID-19 pandemic | Croakey

The hijacking of public health and the price paid during the COVID-19 pandemic | Croakey — Read on http://www.croakey.org/the-hijacking-of-public-health-and-the-price-paid-during-the-covid-19-pandemic/