The skeptical cardiologist finds much wisdom in a series of opinion pieces written by six former advisors of the Biden administration’s COVID transition team. The first article, “A National Strategy
After looking closely at the drug-drug interactions listed for the new oral COVID-19 drug, Paxlovid, I realized that a large percentage of my patients are taking medications on the list.
The treatment landscape for COVID-19 has dramatically changed in the last few weeks primarily for the better. On December 22, 2021, the US Food and Drug Administration issued a EUA
As the holiday family gatherings and celebrations approach we are in a very confusing time, bombarded with daily news of increasing COVID-19 cases, of the rapid rise of a new
As Delta variant spreads, the pandemic parameters have changed: are COVID-19 vaccine boosters needed?
With the rapid rise of COVID-19 cases due to the Delta variant in unvaccinated individuals much of what we thought we knew about the pandemic has changed. Bob Wachter, UCSF’s
The skeptical cardiologist mentioned in his previous post on myocarditis and COVID-19 that one argument being used by the vaccine-hesitant is the lack of a full, non-emergency FDA approval of
Two days ago the FDA indicated it will add a warning about rare cases of myocarditis in adolescents and young adults to information sheets for the Pfizer/BioNTech, and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines.
A large part of what makes a good scientist as well as a good clinician is the ability to look back at your decisions, your medical/scientific beliefs, your writing and
Anthony C. Pearson M.D., F.A.C.C. is a cardiologist, musician, writer and a regular columnist at MedPage Today