We should contest and expose the Kremlin’s lying. But to suggest that the public assault on truth is new is also disinformation.
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Protection against infection and hospitalization with the Omicron variant. The booster shots were effective in preventing death among people over 50.
Our past research has also shown that more information often isn’t enough to change behavior. Incentives work because they do not force people to change their beliefs.
Immunity wanes, an uptick in infection, hospitalizations and deaths across all age groups. There are still many gaps in our knowledge.
All knowledge is partial knowledge, and the pandemic is an illustration of that. Public health officials will need to upgrade how they measure as well as how they communicate it.
Back to the parallel eighteenth-century developments of liberal democracy and science to explain our social system for turning disagreement into truth.
Supporting the mainstream science on vaccines is no different to supporting the mainstream science on psychological sex differences, or the mainstream science on intelligence.
Pandemics don’t last forever. Vaccines help us tame the flames safely by putting up shields where they didn’t exist before. Booster shots, regulators need more time to collect and review all the necessary data.
Mensen zijn dus veelal nieuwsgierig naar informatie om de onplezierige staat van onzekerheid te verminderen, en de verlossing van die onzekerheid kan je als een speciale vorm van beloning zien.
Covid-19 is a global public health and economic emergency. It will not end unless we have the courage to embrace new solutions for knowledge sharing and co-operation to meet our moment in history and to affirm our humanity.
This is how it works. This is how we find out how the world operates, and how we move forward to greater understanding as a species.
We identified severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 RNA in an oropharyngeal swab specimen collected from a child with suspected measles in early December 2019.
We need to know relative contribution of different routes of transmission (e.g., fomites, aerosols, droplets) and how common is transmission from bodily fluids like semen, urine, and feces?
Of the following common respiratory disease symptoms reported in individuals with symptomatic Covid-19, which is most likely to present first? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
Wat doet zo’n corona-deeltje nou precies? Gaat het als een razende tekeer? Beweegt het? En zo ja, hoe dan? Om te beginnen heeft een virus geen cellen. We spreken dus daarom van een partikel.
SARS-COV-2 (severe acute respiratory syndrome) is the strain of coronavirus that causes the disease COVID -19, a respiratory illness.
What is COVID-19? An infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus. The virus is mainly transmitted through droplets generated when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or exhales.
Wat is COVID-19? Een besmettelijke ziekte die wordt veroorzaakt door een nieuw coronavirus. Het virus wordt voornamelijk verspreid via vochtdruppeltjes die vrijkomen als een besmette persoon hoest, niest of uitademt.
One of the best ways to become comfortable with the changing state of the world is by arming yourself with knowledge and then using that knowledge to make a difference in the world. This is true for young people as well.