Eric Topol (@EricTopol )

Eric Topol

Bio physician-scientist, author, editor
drerictopol.com

Location La Jolla, CA
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Account created 01-11-2009 00:02:55
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Twitter Web App : Different #SARSCoV2 strains havent yet had a major impact on the course of the pandemic—but they might in the future.—Ewen Callaway, September 10, 2020
media.nature.com/original/magaz… @Nature

Twitter Web App : The richest country in the world is also the leader in flying blind; keep writing new chapters

Twitter Web App : A B.1.1.7 outbreak in Ontario, Canada
Covid cases:
127 nursing home residents
84 staff
21 household contacts
32 deaths
globalnews.ca/news/7595436/u…

Twitter Web App : Never has a creature with 30,000 letters done so much damage.
Or has science and medical research responded with such speed and success to take it on.

Twitter Web App : 3+ weeks later, the answer is no.
But it's still not too late twitter.com/EricTopol/stat…

Twitter Web App : This is not correct. SARS-CoV-2 is nothing like influenza virus from a virological or evolutionary standpoint.

A short thread on some big differences: twitter.com/DrTomFrieden/s…

Twitter Web App : The G Word: our new #sciencepodcast on all things #genomics. Not something you think you'll be interest in? Have a listen - you'll be surprised at how genomics is beginning to play a much bigger role in our #healthcare. @chris_wigley

genomicsengland.podbean.com/e/eric-topol/

Twitter Web App : Profiling a whole new leadership look on masks, yet w/ residual remarkable resistance from the prior anti-science administration.
I'd like to see Biden use the Defense Production act to get N95s made and distribute to all Americans ASAP to deal with the next chapter, B.1.1.7 twitter.com/MollyJongFast/…

Twitter Web App : Through increased mitigation efforts and vaccination (particularly Israel) the UK, Ireland, and Israel are in case descent, achieving containment. Not yet in Portugal

Twitter Web App : That so many ~polio~ infections are asymptomatic should have been part of the science communications around COVID-19 earlier.

statnews.com/2021/01/23/asy…