Our article (full text below) highlights the crucial role of local knowledge and action in global pandemics. While regretting the grim circumstances, I’m ...

“Turning promising laboratory research into practically useful tests — and developing reliable testing protocols — requires extended trial and error; the recent Theranos blood-testing scam should warn us ...

In a couple of years or so when the dust settles on covid attributed deaths — and yes they are most definitely attributions — there will of course be difference in per capita deaths between Western ...

In the scramble to build/acquire/commandeer ventilators the question arises: is the equipment the bottleneck or are other complementary facilities and trained technical and medical personnel to install and operate ...

A Swedish  friend, employed in New York by a famously prudent Swedish bank, kindly invited me to lunch last month. We discussed the recent convulsions in ‘repos’, as one does over quinoa salad in Manhattan. ...

I have just completed a paper that represents “first thoughts” arising from a project on medical innovations that I am doing with Katherine Stebbins McCaffrey and Srikant Datar. This paper draws on a ...