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OMG, Omicron: Next Step Down The Path From Pandemic To Endemic?

OMG, Omicron: Next Step Down The Path From Pandemic To Endemic?

  by Thomas L. Knapp On November 24, South Africa reported detection of a new variant of the COVID-19 virus to the World Health Organization. On November 26, WHO designated it a “variant of concern” and tagged it with the name “Omicron.” At the same time, WHO advised against travel restrictions and other knee-jerk responses […]

COVID Control Group

COVID Control Group

A basic principle of the scientific method is that you need a control group. To detect a difference, say in adverse reactions, between the treated group and the control, you need a big enough control group. As this graph shows, you need to have 50% in the control group to be sure that you have at least […]