What’s in the air? Aerosol transmission drawing increased attention

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  1. Dr. Robert Murray

    Dr. Tam has referred to public health as a team event which has let to tragic delays and confusion. She and her deputy owe their allegiance to and take their direction from the 12,000 member private organization, the IDSA. Canada agreed to support and follow the lead of the highly conflicted CDC which is now:
    1.) “Dying in a Leadership Vacuum”, The editors, NEJM 383:1479-1480; 20-10-08: DOI: 10.1056/NEJMe2029812 https://www.nejm.org/doi/10.1056/NEJMe2029812

    Related articles by Prof. Amir Attaran:
    2.) Deciding Who Gets Tested Differs across Canada, Causing ‘Chaos and Errors’, Nikiforuk A, The Tyee.ca 20-04-13: https://thetyee.ca/News/2020/04/13/Testing-Across-Canada/

    3.) How Canada has bungled the COVID-19 endgame, Attaran A, MacLean’s 20-05-31: https://www.macleans.ca/society/health/how-canada-has-bungled-the-covid-19-endgame/

    4.) Canadian leaders botched mandatory masking. Here’s how to fix it, Attaran A, Maclean’s 20-07-15: https://www.macleans.ca/opinion/canadian-leaders-botched-mandatory-masking-heres-how-to-fix-it/

    It’s time medicine got back to its scientific roots and away from dogma and Canada developed and followed its own policies.

  2. Peggy Cheek

    Thank you Paleah . This is very well researched and written!! It is important to share this information with the public . Well done!

  3. Janet Bowman

    We used to hear of aerosols in TV commercial talking about clean air and an aerosol cleaner ie a fabric cleaner or an airspray. I just heard TTC uses one to cleanse buses and it works several hours to protect surfaces people are using. With this info are they’re not air cleansers to purchase like the TTC where people are forced to gather ie waiting lines. In some ways this info is not new. Where are your recommendations to clear the air so to speak, no pun intended.

  4. Danielle

    Great article Paleah.
    I appreciate your last points about Indigenous and rural communities’ air quality and how some communities are affected differently.

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