The benefit of isolating people with COVID will not last forever.

Since the start of the pandemic, we have all been asking the same question: when will it end? Early on, the idea of COVID eradication seemed plausible. After all, its cousin coronaviruses SARS-CoV-1 and the MERS virus essentially vanished from the earth once robust countermeasures were in place. …

Could existing, cheap, and widely-available drugs save lives?

The hope that existing medications would prove to be effective treatments for COVID springs eternal, and a host of promising agents have come and, after rigorous study, gone.

These include classics like hydroxychloroquine and ivermectin, and slightly less-celebrated agents like melatonin.

There has even been one undeniable hit — dexamethasone…

A flawed study calls the whole syndrome into question.

Post-Acute Covid-19 Syndrome (PASC), better known as Long COVID, or long-haul COVID has been described since the very beginning of the pandemic. But, as syndromes go, this one is really hard to define. …

F. Perry Wilson, MD MSCE

Writing about medicine, science, statistics, and the abuses thereof. Commentator at Medscape. Associate Professor of Medicine at Yale University.

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