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Dr Sumaiya Shaikh @Neurophysik Sweden, Australia, Gujarat

Neuroscientist, Author | Human Aggression, Violent Extremism, Pain | Clinical Neurophys, LiU, Sweden | Founding-Editor @AltNewsScience | Book #IndiaMisinformed

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Smart acting dumb men 0 Smart acting smart men 1 😭😭 https://t.co/l0Rn3UK6f3A study in Nature describes the structure of Mpro, the main protease from SARS-CoV-2. Through structure-based scree… https://t.co/ipfzDpNLjg
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya Shaikh @MsBiryani @fitdelhigirl Chai!! Jahan chai hai wahan pasta salad bhi khaa ke zindagi guzaar lenge 😂Even in an adverse health disaster, normalcy had returned. We were empathic, responsible & caring humans once again… https://t.co/hMDnQp7bxHThank you, it was great to speak on the panel with you about one of the most relevant problems of the COVID19 pande… https://t.co/GslTYxn0U4I am thrilled for the upcoming 2 episodes on #LightsCameraAzadi. @Neurophysik and I had such a great conversation a… https://t.co/zwzn153Lkc
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4/9
2020
The moral dilemma of our time is actually whether private companies or the state should manufacture our guillotines. https://t.co/jFLCswKmhO
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya ShaikhReally really excited to announce the opening of Ken Burns' documentary on the Gene: An Intimate History tonight...… https://t.co/Pjx8qZpwMl
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya ShaikhWrong. If unchecked Corona is stated to kill close to 450 K in the US alone. The low numbers you quote for Corona… https://t.co/Ii99niLbg5
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya ShaikhBREAKING: New York reports 8,147 new cases of coronavirus and 731 new deaths. Total of 138,836 cases and 5,489 deaths.
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya ShaikhExcellent piece @andymukherjee70 Why public health is an investment & not a liability! We keep saying "health is we… https://t.co/JuZAl6lwgz
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya ShaikhHydroxychloroquine-COVID-19 study did not meet publishing society's "expected standard" https://t.co/6P4nP5hjqj via @ivanoransky
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya ShaikhWriting in @ThePrintIndia today on #WorldHealthDay @MonJunNot & I argue that the current discourse on COVID-19 resp… https://t.co/dFnZiPRjRs
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya ShaikhHydroxychloroquine questions intensify as journal says its drug study "did not meet expected standards" Shortly af… https://t.co/27HvdjsdPo
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya Shaikh @samirsaran https://t.co/Q3CqBy0hnD @samirsaran Hydroxychloroquine has shown limited to no efficacy in trials and is shown to have terrible cardiotoxic… https://t.co/77oeEApKFXRate of increase and cases of #COVID19 in Australia The numbers look fantastic. Hard to say for sure, but I'm opti… https://t.co/lFn1GhzvFX
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya ShaikhSweden stops treatment trial of #COVID19 with Chloroquine after some patients got severe side-effects such as seizu… https://t.co/2UiPQ7zEMg
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya ShaikhThis story is timely and important https://t.co/i5oV9hGhCmOne of the largest manufacturers of hydroxychloroquine, Novartis, previously paid Trump’s now-incarcerated former p… https://t.co/4a3N7BJb8d
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya ShaikhTrue that! https://t.co/CAVtrBIdLVIn medicine, we publish case studies & case reports. They may be a guide under certain conditions for some, yet the… https://t.co/2plgIBjobT
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4/7
2020
This is the level of bigotry that’s been unleashed. FYI: I’m not Muslim, but that’s hardly the point. Arab mathemat… https://t.co/5Mvu47KZHE
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya ShaikhA long piece by me in @livemint on the stability of the novel coronavirus on surfaces and objects. All the scienc… https://t.co/GUp33YWbpr
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya Shaikh👇🏼👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼 https://t.co/OSMYKY9yO0NEW: Netherlands reports 952 new cases of coronavirus and 101 new deaths. A total of 18,803 cases and 1,867 deaths.
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya Shaikh @rupasubramanya First in Europe? Sweden has had its shops open. PM asked citizens to behave like adults.India’s public health system has huge weaknesses and shortages of PPE etc are for real. But, COVID spread in Mumbai… https://t.co/AM6z5rSO2F
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya Shaikh @dhume No thanks but Australia is fine without the Brit monarchyViolence from far right extremists is also terrorism. First step is to acknowledge. 👏👏 Americans https://t.co/IczB4wfKHY @netshrink Can this be in Hindi/English as well? The elderly are struggling the most amidst the social isolation. @drvyom @GidMK Thank you. RespondedEstimation of 50k ventilators in 2 months for the whole country? It would be safe to say that this is grossly under… https://t.co/xnx3JMAb2oDo not drink head lice treatment 🚨🚨🚨🚨🚨 💀💀💀 Here’s a great example of what I’m talking about. 🤬🤯😡 https://t.co/sfvYw2qaKh
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya ShaikhFrom the @BronxZoo on Facebook: https://t.co/QezaszgjjA
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya ShaikhAll interventions have the potential for benefit and the risk for harm. The question is whether the benefits outwei… https://t.co/kZtlH4ZIIF
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya ShaikhWe don't know why perfectly healthy and young people with no underlyjng conditions are dying. The answer could be i… https://t.co/zhAISv027h"young people are dying too...we're missing from a pathogenesis standpoint. And I don't think it's only if you're e… https://t.co/NeIYrGruRL @drvyom @GidMK Question for @drvyom @nvedwan @drvyom @GidMK Thank you! You take care @saikhsaifali They can add new strains to it. Like the flu vaccine that gets additional strains every now and again. @WhatsappVarsity The probability of chanting killing the virus is as likely as a homeopathic drug killing the virus.Link to the story https://t.co/iVhaV8kTVv @drvyom @GidMK My mum's on chemo due to NH lymphoma. They have delayed her maintenance dose due to her increased ri… https://t.co/Y4l5uansfAAnd they are probably going to recover. They got it from the zoo keeper. The bigger concern is the virus possibly m… https://t.co/e9L7t38qy7Hope/hype > evidence/reality in these coronavirus times https://t.co/gygW10ai4S
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya ShaikhWell done, Press Council of India, for this timely warning against the nonsense peddled by the Ayush ministry: https://t.co/ZauxQlONxc
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya ShaikhTotally agree!! https://t.co/dzUZ7RL128One of the things the whole #Masks debate has shown starkly is how little people want to engage with uncertainty I… https://t.co/Py4fYNc42T
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4/6
2020
A narrative has been created to lift the lock down on the basis that it mimics SARS- ‘scientifically’ backed up? Ba… https://t.co/5aC71IK4mk
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya ShaikhNEW: India reports 605 new cases of coronavirus and 19 new deaths. A total of 4,289 cases and 118 deaths.
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya ShaikhAnd remember that viral load MIGHT predict disease severity. So... think of every way you can to decrease the dose… https://t.co/fML8YY6R2O
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya ShaikhCan’t decide which is more fascinating, the stupidity or the geopolitical angle. #coronavirus #coronainindia https://t.co/aFEk0I6FF4
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya ShaikhTo laugh or cry or rage. That is the question. https://t.co/PWJ4zrcYRQ
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya Shaikh💗💗💗 https://t.co/6azua1ErAUThe y-axis 🤯 https://t.co/NGfMuSCXS3Where are the cops right now? No government can save you if you are bent on infecting yourself. This is a product o… https://t.co/xNxxbT5kiB @d_s_thakur https://t.co/6xGBeLEXkc @ohmahuja Please follow @Neurophysik My views are the same as hers.
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya ShaikhWhy dont they just ask @MOAyush to issue a press release that they dont have any scientific data to support therape… https://t.co/fDhHOa5esq
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya ShaikhAn empty mind during the lock down comes up with all sorts to theories to remain in the news https://t.co/DAHUOT5n11There is no scientific evidence to say that, Indians have a higher immunity against SARS-COV2. https://t.co/8VBusuoOB4
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya ShaikhPress Council of India advises the print media to stop publicity and advertisement of AYUSH-related claims for COVI… https://t.co/xSu0SdSz6dDon't. Take. It. It can be fatal!! https://t.co/ctRzEzkYVT @Drjohnhorgan It's an excellent film. Watched it in the cinemas when they were open to public. Seems like a while ago 😒What excellent work ! And such quick turnaround. It takes a few seconds to mouth a lie but hours of har work to deb… https://t.co/6gZepCD49A
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4/5
2020
"Dark times lie ahead of us and there will be a time when we must choose between what is easy and what is right."… https://t.co/W7zBTiEUBk
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya ShaikhUK’s youngest person with Covid19 dies due to the infection. The older people are at risk but that doesn’t mean it… https://t.co/SVeqC0emFw @d_s_thakur @PMOIndia @moayush https://t.co/8ewaiH6sp2 https://t.co/itQR59AB0cDon't agree that sarcasm should be thrown around without explicit labels during this time. Who knows what is sarcas… https://t.co/TNsdNZsGMLWhat is wrong with people? This is false! Public figures should be sensible about what they preach during a health… https://t.co/dgCHEKK28k @Sanjeev36165860 Wth. Ofcourse not 🤦🏻‍♀️There is nothing to fact check. He is fake & only the most gullible in a small region will fall for his quackery. H… https://t.co/pph9Ia2m21Total number of #covid19 positive cases in #Gujarat rise to 108 patients with 13 patients detected today. 10 deaths… https://t.co/Xw9utNH0co
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya ShaikhNEW: Spain extends coronavirus lockdown for another 15 days until April 26.
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya ShaikhMy colleagues @Neurophysik @alka1aug and @PrasadPeeyush debunk a rapid escalation of nonsensical and dangerous con… https://t.co/yBdq7AawVp
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya ShaikhCoronavirus outbreak, New York: April 4: 113,704 cases March 30: 66,497 cases March 25: 30,811 cases March 20… https://t.co/QMcAvxMPgD
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya ShaikhMany Indian news outlets ran misleading reports and headlines based on this one gene polymorphism study, which does… https://t.co/rqFnBQQB0F
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya ShaikhPoke fun at taali, thaali, diya and mombatti all you want. Modi couldn’t care less... 4 takeaways from his politic… https://t.co/F4VY2JfHBZ
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya ShaikhSo the lockdown was mandatory. Business closure was mandatory. Why can’t we : make 1. Masks mandatory 2. Distribute… https://t.co/LXkeFk8r5r
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya ShaikhA dangerous idea that Indians have higher immunity against novel coronavirus has been perpetuated based on an erron… https://t.co/3aDIHEt4rK
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya ShaikhResearch on a single gene KIR2DL5 polymorphism linked to specific immune cells, studied across various ethnic group… https://t.co/bUZON0OswJSo this was the tweet Dr (homeopath) deleted in response to my literature review on the homeopathy drug suggested b… https://t.co/Gx2kTkvIVF @smitagnair @varungrover @IndianExpress That Bengaluru 'Dr' is claiming to be an MD in homeopathy from a college th… https://t.co/u7pJejJz8M‘Pandemics have forced humans to break with the past & imagine their world anew. This one is no different. It is a… https://t.co/PUYU5NkE5r @Schandillia I just did too. She quote tweeted me once and said such vile things over Sadhguru. Realised I will get… https://t.co/V82IJ75jCn @Schandillia Report it
4/4
2020
JUST IN: United States coronavirus death toll reaches 7000
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya ShaikhAs devastating this is, South Korea has been successfully flattening the curve. Reason: tests, tests, tests https://t.co/malI5olKDtThe anti-malarial treatment (hydroxychloroquine) that doesn't even work with Covid19 has given space to all alterna… https://t.co/ba5ABVN6qb @UKHomeopathyReg @shripadynaik Omg. This is an onion!To make such a leap from an interesting correlation to smug certainty is astounding and frankly embarrassing. Title… https://t.co/fzzh3InXsu
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya ShaikhWhat I said earlier yesterday - Masks for everyone especially those who are at risk for infections https://t.co/ydNbH8tkG8There are excess deaths - more dying but not attributed to covid. In India with low test rates the excess mortality… https://t.co/wsu98pw8CT
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya Shaikh @ShekharGupta The ICMR national chair and the former Dean of AIIMS should know better than to speculate based on on… https://t.co/4fhZkG79eI @ShekharGupta We have reviewed the paper on which the basis of this argument. To be published soon. The study is ba… https://t.co/fgnfKm8sbUAs we had discusssed. The tragedy is that political narratives have penetrated scientific bastions. Nativism and na… https://t.co/bM20FnnM1i
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya ShaikhJust in: The crystal structure of an antibody (from a SARS patient) is bound to a region of the sars-cov2 spike pro… https://t.co/PmJ6ysPCKLToday in @nytimes, @13pt and I go under the viral hood. We explore the genome of #SARS-CoV-2 to learn about what we… https://t.co/vZa2YuKzFd
Retweeted by Dr Sumaiya ShaikhThis reddit thread about student experience at my university is a tough read. (h/t @robchavez) I suspect these are… https://t.co/uVm5gIGZrV
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4/3
2020

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