Medscape Blogs - Dr Salvador Macip

 
 

  • Why Monkeypox and Why Now? There has never been a monkeypox outbreak so big and so spread out. Why is it happening just now, while we're still struggling with COVID-19? Is there any link between the two diseases?
  • New Books on Medicine A few recommendations to fill your nightstand with interesting medicine-related books.
  • Why Are Women Disappearing From Research Careers? Despite being a majority in the lecture halls, women gradually disappear from biomedical research as they go up the academic ranks. How can this be prevented?
  • The UK Stopped All Pandemic Control. Let's See What Happens Now Keep calm and forget COVID-19? The UK and other countries in Europe have decided to stop isolation and practically all measures to control COVID-19. Is that a good idea?
  • Is This the End of the Road for COVID-19? We've all heard it recently, but is it really time to stop worrying and learn to live with COVID-19?
  • Waves, Variants, Vaccines: What More to Expect From COVID-19 While vaccination against COVID-19 is reaching high percentages, new waves keep emerging and we can't shake the fear of new variants. What can we expect of the pandemic in the next months?
  • Do We Need to Vaccinate Children Against COVID-19? Some countries are already starting to vaccinate under-12s and many are likely to follow. Is it safe? Is it useful? And is it really needed to control the pandemic?
  • Are Booster Shots Necessary to Stop COVID-19? While rich countries ponder whether to give booster shots, many poorer countries still don't have access to the vaccines they urgently need.
  • A Quick Guide to Avoiding Confusion in Pandemic Times COVID-19 has brought us many great scientific advances, but they will be pointless if we don't find a way to weed out the truth from conspiracy theories and the half-truths of misguided 'experts.'
  • Even the Vaccinated Can Still Get COVID-19 Vaccines will end the pandemic, but they are not sufficient on their own. Why one infectious diseases expert thinks we need to keep being cautious.
  • When Will the Pandemic End? After a year and a half of living with COVID-19, we finally see the light at the end of the tunnel… But just how long is this tunnel, really? The end is near but farther than you may think.