COVID-19 Diary – Day 291

Normally on Mondays, we would be providing an analysis of the current COVID-19 numbers and trends in BC, but since today is technically a holiday, those numbers will not be available until tomorrow. However, since there has been a lot of new information, we will be using today to catch up on some of theContinue reading “COVID-19 Diary – Day 291”

COVID-19 Diary – Day 266

What Will the Vaccine Feel Like? As we prepare for the upcoming COVID-19 vaccines to become available, some of you may be wondering what kind of experience you can expect during and after the inoculations. Both Oxford/Moderna and Pfizer’s vaccine candidates utilize brand new mRNA technology and trick your body into producing proteins with theContinue reading “COVID-19 Diary – Day 266”

COVID-19 Diary – Day 250

Black Market Negative COVID-19 Tests Surfacing With more and more countries requiring negative COVID-19 tests for travel into them, it isn’t surprising that a new black market for negative COVID-19 tests is rising up internationally. In September, 7 people were arrested in Paris for selling falsified digital certificates intended to prove a recent negative resultContinue reading “COVID-19 Diary – Day 250”

COVID-19 Diary – Day 230

BBC Mis-Reports Antibody Data An article from the BBC has been gaining a lot of traction online recently, with many people sharing it on social media. The article in question is headlined “Covid: Antibodies ‘fall rapidly after infection’”, and it claims that data released by the Office for National Statistics (in the UK) found thatContinue reading “COVID-19 Diary – Day 230”

COVID-19 Diary – Day 222

Last Friday our readers told us they would like to see us debunk more conspiracy theories. The above post showed up on Facebook last night, and we thought it was an excellent opportunity to follow up on your request! Conspiracy theories like these are extremely dangerous as they undermine public health efforts and ultimately couldContinue reading “COVID-19 Diary – Day 222”