Christin Glorioso, MD PhD

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Why we shouldn’t censor scientists

in Blog, COVID-19, Medical Ethics

This pandemic has been awful in a lot of ways. But it has had a few silver linings. One of them for me has been the public interest in science in 2020. As a scientist, welcoming the world into my world has […]

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Journalistic spread of COVID-19 misinformation

in Blog, COVID-19, Fact-check the News, Fake Science News, Medical Ethics, Vaccines

Real Science founder, Dr. Glorioso, guest lectures Boston University’s Medical Ethics class. She and Philosophy PhD candidate, Brian Moen, discuss how mainstream media sources have cast doubt on C […]

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How safe is my region?

in Blog, COVID-19, Data Tracking, Death Rate

           The below interactive map reflects the safety of each Country and each County in the US and will update daily from JHU data. It is based on the number of active cases per 100,000 popul […]

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How to prevent an extra 120,000 COVID deaths over Thanksgiving

in Blog, COVID-19, Death Rate, Herd Immunity, Projections

  It’s almost Thanksgiving and that means that families will be getting together across the nation. Many University students, school children, and parents will be traveling to meet up with ot […]

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What Herd Immunity actually is (hint: it’s not what you think) and why it’s a good reason to be more careful.

in Blog, COVID-19, Data Tracking, Herd Immunity, Medical Ethics

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The cruel and dangerous b.s. of this -“only 6% of COVID deaths are from COVID” – conspiracy theory.

in Blog, COVID-19, Death Rate, Fake Science News, Medical Ethics

The most common false thing that I am hearing from the right these days is that most COVID deaths are not actually from COVID but from other causes. […]

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How this ends.

in Blog, COVID-19, Data Tracking, Death Rate, Herd Immunity

Ok so this is not at all agreed upon. The CDC has twenty-one different models forecasting cases and deaths. Those forecasts are only shown on the CDC website to predict what will happen for about the next two […]

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How I entered the matrix through the red and blue #fakesciencenews and came out purple.

in Blog, COVID-19, Data Tracking, Death Rate, Fact-check the News, Fake Science News, Medical Ethics

I have been a life long Democrat with almost 100% alignment with liberal party views. But there has always been a little suspicious voice in my head that has said- how can you totally believe one side of things? There must be some validity to the other side. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, a strange thing happened. I re-engaged with politics with a whole new pair of eyes. For the first time, I was seeing both sides of the political debate and understanding some of why people were feeling the way they do on the right. Underlying all of this, was a single sentiment actually. We don't trust what is being told to us by the media, doctors, and the government because it doesn't add up. And that, I agree with.

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More evidence that the US has herd immunity in some states.

in Blog, COVID-19, Data Tracking, Herd Immunity

I'm just going to keep saying. And saying it. Because it is dangerous not to. The US is at herd immunity levels in many states. Everyone should therefore be MORE careful, wear masks, be a bit happy that the end […]

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The five biggest lies about COVID-19 spread by the media. How the #fakesciencenews on both the right and the left is killing Americans.

in Blog, COVID-19, Fake Science News, Herd Immunity, Medical Ethics

Since the beginning of the pandemic, I have noticed the incredible misinformation being spread in the lay news. From the New York Times, to CNN, to Fox News, to Donald Trump himself- GIANT, OBVIOUS, LIES and […]

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