Tag Archives: COVID19

Tech sites hype Apple Watch for COVID-19 prediction without providing the evidence

Milwaukee oncologist Michael Thompson, MD, wrote to me yesterday morning (February 10)  about an article – “New Study Suggests Apple Watch Heart Rate Sensor Can Predict COVID-19 Up to a Week Before a Swab Test” – promoted on Twitter by MacRumors.com. The story was about the so-called Warrior Watch Study at Mount Sinai Medical Center in… Read More »

COVID-19 restrictions to be eased in NSW

House parties are back on in NSW and rules about dancing and singing in public have eased as the state heads towards 40 COVID-19 free days. Fifty people are now allowed to gather in homes – up from 30 – and 50 are also allowed in gym classes, although the four-square-metre rule still applies. Weddings… Read More »

Moderna’s new COVID-19 vaccine for South African variant ready for human testing, company says

Moderna on Wednesday announced that the COVID-19 vaccine it recently developed to address a concerning new coronavirus variant first identified in South Africa is ready to be tested in humans in clinical trials. Moderna in a news release said that it has shipped the first batch of doses of the new jab to the National… Read More »