Questions About a Dangerous Pandemic

The first identified cases of COVID-19 were detected on December 8, 2019 in Wuhan, China. The first documented case in Europe was reported retrospectively in France, in a patient with pneumonia and positive SARS-CoV-2 PCR result on December 27, 2019. In January and February 2020 frightening video footage from China flooded social media. People were … More Questions About a Dangerous Pandemic

Quackery and Corruption

This article by Robert E. Wright discusses the history of medical quackery as it evolved in early US history, defining quacks as those who “put profits or power ahead of the scientific method”, breaking the Hippocratic oath to “sell a system or nostrum”. He compares age-old quackery to that we are all victims of today … More Quackery and Corruption