Dr. Barry Dworkin
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April 8, 2020
How do we get to the beginning of the end?
April 7, 2020
Admit what you do not know and embrace uncertainty. The public will understand that more than parroting your public health talking points. Paradoxically, your credibility increases. Masks are the latest example.
April 6, 2020
Thinking of disinfecting used masks? How? Will the material breakdown or the embedded disinfectant irritate the face? Will it work? Implication: no new ones for some time.
April 3, 2020
Ontario Government to release SARS-CoV-2 models correctly recognizing that the public can handle the truth.
April 2, 2020
Canadian Governments’ refusal to release COVID-19 model projections is paternalistic and disrespectful and says to Canadians, “You can’t handle the truth”. We know how that movie ended.
April 1, 2020
The utility of surgical masks and broader testing required to have a plan about what to do next
March 31, 2020
Recent Sars-Cov-2 data analysis shows the efforts of Canadians is starting to have a positive effect. Don’t let up.
March 30, 2020
Prepare for what is coming over the next two weeks. It is expected and not a reflection that staying at home is not working. This is the past two weeks now percolating through to the present.
March 27, 2020
Use a two-week-hence outlook when looking at confirmed case counts. Today’s numbers don’t match warnings but no reason for some to be complacent and drop PH recommendations.
March 26, 2020
Using the benchmark of confirmed COVID-19 cases inaccurately represents the scope of the pandemic. For some, human nature takes over and minimizes the risk with entirely predictable outcomes.