Sunday House Call, #763, November 1, 2020: The Whipsaw Effect of reporting daily confirmed case numbers.

Sunday House Call, #763, November 1, 2020

Topics today include:

How the reporting of daily case numbers instead of more robust measurements to inform the public leads to confusion, short-term knee-jerk responses, revolving door business closures, and bargaining with public health policy.

Your questions about:

  • Shingles vaccine dosing schedule
  • Safety of of topical diclofenac (Voltaren), an anti-inflammatory medication when taking an anticoagulant for another medical condition.
  • Possible causes of frequent urination in a 70-year-old man