Profit in the Time of Covid

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Something you learn when you study infectious disease epidemiology is the potential problems with all screening tests. Every test comes with some risk of false negative and false positive results. It is quite complicated and I only understand it in quite a simplistic way, but I do understand it. More so since following the information being shared by Dr Clare Craig recently.

I get a lot of my information now from Twitter, where I can read scientists and researchers sharing useful information and debating details without the hysteria that every mainstream channel seems engaged in. In the main this has been a very positive and educational experience which I’ve tried to share here as my way of speaking out in favour of critical thought over headline grabbing inaccuracies.

Recently I have observed that there are a few scientists who appear to have odd or incongruent ideas. One immunologist with an…

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