Post - Tara C. Smith (@aetiology)

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Tara C. Smith


Scientist and shit

Infectious disease epidemiologist, apparent collector of social media sites. Dog person.

18 Posts

  1. At last, RFK Jr.'s antivax organization Children's Health Defense says something truthful.
  2. Down to earth & solid advice. It’s all too easy to get sick right now. Here’s how to protect yourself. #Ventilate #Vaccinate #Maskinate #StayHomeWhenSick Kids, hospitals, other parents, & coworkers may t
  3. First time in a hotel acting like she owns the place; finding the heat register wherever she goes. #MabelMonday
  4. Asa Hutchinson…ASA HUTCHINSON , the former Clinton impeachment manager and culturally conservative Governor of Arkansas, is to the left of DeSantis on vaccines/science. That’s the Rights voice of reas
  5. Turning Twitter into a full-blown anti-vax site is a sure way to put $44 billion down the drain. #Twitter #Vaccines #PublicHealth
  6. Okay, I'm still laughing. #Mastodon didn't just murder #Twitter . They incinerated it until there's nothing left but a small pile of ashy hubris and the waft of burnt Musk filling the air.
  7. I have seen so many posts from people asking where all the writers and book people are that after seeing two in short succession yesterday I unwisely decided to do a roundup of my own, and it.... ball
  8. Honored to join Pamela Brown tonight to talk about all the reasons that women (& minorities’!) symptoms are dismissed and under-treated. Among them: it wasn’t until 2017 that women and men were equally
  9. Sciencing!

    It feels like a million years since this was presented at multiple meetings in 2019, but former undergrad Gracen Gerbig's paper on Staphylococcus aureus in Boston rats is out! https://onlinelibrary.wi
  10. Waning support for vaccines

    As more parents say the MMR shouldn't be required for schools (now at 40% of Republicans), central Ohio's #measles outbreak is up to 77 cases as of this morning. 29 hospitalized, 72 confirmed unvaccin
  11. Mabel remains unimpressed by tonight's events. #DogsOfPost
  12. CNN's Statement on the Thursday Masscacre
  13. Too tired to science so here's a #MabelMonday.
  14. Ohio measles update

    Closing out the week in central Ohio's #measles outbreak with 50 confirmed cases, all unvaccinated. Only 9/50 too young to get the vaccine. #vaccineswork
  15. So who has the tips for how to best use this site? Find folks to follow, xpost from elsewhere? Anything else important?
  16. Good lord, so I guess I'm here too. Hi all.

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