‘I don’t want to jinx us, but this may turn out to be the mildest flu season on record’

A portrait of a young woman wile wearing a face mask for protection from cold and flu and viruses.
A portrait of a young woman wile wearing a face mask for protection from cold and flu and viruses.
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Coronavirus

The same reason views of this story will eventually peter out

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A screenshot from my stats page


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Image by Suzanna Quinn

A Healthy New Year

A physician and a dietitian explain how the ketogenic diet works and who can benefit from it.


Coronavirus

It’s more than a sore shoulder

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My mostly de-identified vaccine record card


Coronavirus

A by-the-numbers look at what’s happening in hospitalized patients with Covid-19

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A non-fake selfie on the Covid floor

“There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.”
- a quote with no clear origin popularized by Mark Twain

66%


A frontline doc unpacks results of a new clinical trial that shows interferon may reduce the odds of severe illness or death from Covid-19

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Photo: Emin BAYCAN/Unsplash


Pandemic & Politics

The same reason I didn’t sign the John Snow Memorandum

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By Scott Graham at unsplash.com


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Coronavirus

This book describes the concept of herd protection, which is different from herd immunity, and how the remainder of the pandemic will unfold.


A physician traces one boy’s story and unpacks the research

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Photo: Alexander Spatari/Getty Images


Coronavirus

Just two months ago college athletic conferences were alarmed enough to cancel sports. What led them to reverse course?

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About

Bo Stapler, MD

Husband, Father, Health and science writer, Interpreter of medical jargon, Hospitalist physician, Board certified in internal medicine and pediatrics

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