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Aug 6, 20, 11:04 pm
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This week's UCSF Grand Rounds has just been...

This week's UCSF Grand Rounds has just been posted. Unlike the three previous weeks, this is a look at the rear mirror. There is practically no information on new medical development, so if you are...
Aug 2, 20, 9:55 pm
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So is Germany ...

So is Germany
https://www.dw.com/en/germany-braces-for-a-second-coronavirus-wave-amid-rising-infections/a-54315994

At least the arguably most successful large country in Europe is not back to...
Jul 31, 20, 12:51 am
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Posted By PanAmWT

Another excellent UCSF Grand Rounds tonight....

Another excellent UCSF Grand Rounds tonight. Three weeks in a row!

It gave a very valuable review of the current status of tests, treatments, and vaccines. The video is more than one hour long but...
Jul 30, 20, 4:36 pm
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Intriguing. So AZ, FL, and TX are the good places...

Intriguing. So AZ, FL, and TX are the good places to be, and HI is the worst and AL is the second worst..
Jul 28, 20, 12:50 pm
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Posted By PanAmWT

The head of China's CDC says he got injected with...

The head of China's CDC says he got injected with an experimental coronavirus vaccine to show that people shouldn't fear it...
Jul 25, 20, 9:01 pm
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Posted By PanAmWT

Yes. Almost every Thursday noon and the video is...

Yes. Almost every Thursday noon and the video is online 7:30 pm. They also have other grand rounds for more specific interests, but this is the key one. I live in Bay Area, being a patient of UCSF...
Jul 25, 20, 2:10 am
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Posted By PanAmWT

Covid-19: Reports of New Surges from Miami,...

Covid-19: Reports of New Surges from Miami, Atlanta, Houston, and UCSF

The UCSF Grand Rounds yesterday did not necessarily include much new scientific information, but the reports from the front...
Jul 24, 20, 12:42 am
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Posted By PanAmWT

The first theory above: The vaccination was BCG...

The first theory above: The vaccination was BCG against tuberculosis. I had it when I was a young child in Taiwan. It was compulsory for all kids. I believe there are serious research into it for...
Jul 21, 20, 4:06 pm
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Posted By PanAmWT

Face shields did not protect people from the...

Face shields did not protect people from the coronavirus in an outbreak in Switzerland, but masks did, health officials say...
Jul 20, 20, 12:50 am
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Posted By PanAmWT

In general this may be true. However, since cabin...

In general this may be true. However, since cabin air is clean, the only real concern is droplets from infected passengers. If one is not sitting next to you, then the only way you get infected would...
Jul 18, 20, 4:32 pm
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Posted By PanAmWT

Thanks for summarizing. I was too lazy yesterday...

Thanks for summarizing. I was too lazy yesterday and did not do the summary as I usually did for UCSF presentations. I thought the title was attractive enough.
Airplane cabin air is about the...
Jul 18, 20, 12:47 am
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Posted By PanAmWT

Aerosol transmission recently has been in the...

Aerosol transmission recently has been in the headlines again, with the 240 scientists vs. WHO. George Rutherford of UCSF doesn' think it is an important avenue, but UCSF has focused this topic on...
Jul 13, 20, 2:20 pm
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Posted By PanAmWT

Thanks to all of you. I had very little doubt...

Thanks to all of you. I had very little doubt this is the case but did not dare to say it.
Jul 4, 20, 11:58 am
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Posted By PanAmWT

I think this is highly unlikely. I have been a...

I think this is highly unlikely. I have been a visiting professor at National Taiwan University since 2006, spent 50% of my time there each year until recently. I do not see how people in Taiwan have...
Jul 3, 20, 8:30 pm
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Posted By PanAmWT

I have attended many UCSF campus medical grand...

I have attended many UCSF campus medical grand rounds and special invited sessions in which Professor George Rutherford, Epidemiology & Biostatistics and Director, Prevention and Public Health Group...
Jul 3, 20, 2:25 pm
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Posted By PanAmWT

Face Masks and Culture?

Just saw this 8 minutes video that includes bar, mall, gym, and subway scenes in Hong Kong. It is interesting that a Japanese professor who heads the School of Public Health of one of the top Hong...
Jun 29, 20, 7:21 pm
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Posted By PanAmWT

More than FlyBitcoin: Asymptomatic...

More than FlyBitcoin:

Asymptomatic Transmission, the Achilles’ Heel of Current Strategies to Control Covid-19

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMe2009758
Jun 28, 20, 5:25 pm
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Posted By PanAmWT

I wish CDC knows something, not necessary the...

I wish CDC knows something, not necessary the best. Then U.S. will not be in such a mess.


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At least in Taiwan, people wear face masks not because of pollution. The overwhelming...
Jun 19, 20, 8:43 pm
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Posted By PanAmWT

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zy0kC0fUd9Q&t=1236...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zy0kC0fUd9Q&t=1236s

A summary of some key contents of yesterday’s (6/18) UCSF Medical Grand Rounds on Covid-19: Steroids and Other Therapies, & Covid Patients with...
Jun 6, 20, 6:50 pm
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Posted By PanAmWT

Are there studies that show how much initial...

Are there studies that show how much initial viral load influences subsequent course? As a layman I thought once infected and the viruses are established then the subsequent course will depend on the...
May 25, 20, 2:19 pm
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Posted By PanAmWT

UCSF has a series of lecture and discussions on ...

UCSF has a series of lecture and discussions on
Guidance for Parks as an Essential Service During a Pandemic
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8XzMVTn80r0&t=10s...
May 23, 20, 5:15 pm
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Posted By PanAmWT

GOP governor in North Dakota gives emotional plea...

GOP governor in North Dakota gives emotional plea against 'mask shaming'“If someone is wearing a mask, they’re not doing it to represent what political party they’re in or what candidates they...
May 20, 20, 12:46 am
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Posted By PanAmWT

There was only one mask in the three studies...

There was only one mask in the three studies shown in the UCSF presentation. No underneath N95.
May 20, 20, 12:43 am
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Posted By PanAmWT

Thanks. I have to correct myself from previous...

Thanks. I have to correct myself from previous wrong position - buying the old CDC argument that only N95 is effective. Now I am firmly in the camp of everyone should wear face masks. They protect...
May 19, 20, 3:13 pm
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Posted By PanAmWT

Protecting oneself is one of the two reasons to...

Protecting oneself is one of the two reasons to wear normal masks. The notion that one needs a N95 to have significant protection is simply wrong, unless you are in a room with many COVID patients...
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