Two different assessments of COVID-19 pandemic news coverage

June 24, 2021 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is the founder and publisher of HealthNewsReview. He has covered health care news almost exclusively since 1973. Here is his online bio.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer or as @HealthNewsRevu. Two new journalistic analyses of 2020-2021 pandemic news coverage were released this week.  I was interviewed in each of them. Science… Read More »

National ballet company predicts largest audiences in years for its return after Covid halt

The American Ballet Theatre — the country’s national ballet company — has announced it will be returning to the stage in New York City this October, a year after halting indoor performances due to Covid. “We cannot wait to see ABT in the Lincoln Center theaters that are our home,” ABT Executive Director Kara Medoff… Read More »

Novel dual antibody therapy partially controls virulent HIV infection in monkeys off treatment

A dual therapy of two drugs that are antibodies not to HIV, but to host proteins that help to perpetuate HIV infection, has reduced viral load in monkeys chronically infected with a highly pathogenic monkey analogue of HIV, the 11th IAS Conference on HIV Science was told this week. Zachary Strongin of Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia said… Read More »