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MD with expertise in biothreats preparedness, translational research, and vaccines. Tweets do not represent my employer.

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Joined Twitter 7/4/16


@maddiesaywhat Yes, as everyone knows, you get the baby first and then immediately go out and start shopping frantically
1/18
2021
BREAKING: a new, more contagious variant of COVID-19, initially discovered in the UK, has been detected in Massachu… https://t.co/dYRGLRfGpx
Retweeted by Ed MDOrange County, California. Context: Immersed in a region of the state in BAD shape from #COVID19... Read this and t… https://t.co/gAVZzVr9gV
Retweeted by Ed MD @jesseltaylor Imagine this happening in a non-pandemic year, like 20 HBO execs would lose their jobs @ethanjweiss @evolutionarypsy I mean, it requires a certain set of priors, but if we assign equal weight to all pri… https://t.co/jp92A9Dj7g @traependergrast @MCBazacoPhD The latter two, definitely. The first one might defy expectations but people have bee… https://t.co/YsF7CN7Yi4 @Zeddary How the hell are they going to transplant Trump’s monstrous glutes onto Biden’s slender frame @evolutionarypsy @ethanjweiss And if we’ve been accruing lockdown harms for nearly a year now, why the heck should… https://t.co/eVUXGAqHqtCurrently, AZ has very limited hospital beds- only 7% available ICU and 8% inpt beds. This is by far the worst hosp… https://t.co/YZN4FjpLCK
Retweeted by Ed MDThe safe and rational way to handle this, which many sites are doing now, is to maintain a backup list of people wh… https://t.co/W4fEiHggSo @erin_hemenway @OcaptMyObvious @BeverlyPilot In one sense, when we get there we should have more supplies so it wil… https://t.co/GGx043sfTO @OcaptMyObvious @BeverlyPilot @erin_hemenway If this is true, I don’t know how the hell most cities/towns will manage @erin_hemenway Yeah, at this point honestly I have no clue. If they have a detailed plan they’ve said nothing about it. @erin_hemenway Have they even said how people will schedule? I haven’t seen anything RE: the actual mechanisms they’re going to use @ClancyNeil @eliowa @angie_rasmussen Yes, they say they will likely only have 3-4 million doses in February. They s… https://t.co/4P5L2xp4dd @zeynep With a holiday on Monday, so it’s really just gonna be “Infrastructure Day”Very exciting news! Looking forward to seeing the data. https://t.co/wKE2UlVfMC
Retweeted by Ed MD @RozehnalMd @RyanMarino Oh so kids these days are not even willing to wait for the Wellerman, well let me tell YOU something @rodeokitten @danteandbea Yup @rodeokitten @danteandbea Is this a celeb? Pardon me for I am very old @charles_kinbote I feel like this is also a thing in older NYC hotels, like I have seen it as recently as 2010-ish @SaraLang Fair tbh @Fyodor32768 @conorsen I don’t know when it’s going to happen but it’s definitely coming. Although April seems to s… https://t.co/De1MdHQdCA @SaraLang Reconsider, it’s so good @ryanlcooper Indeed, my replies seem to confirm that @Fyodor32768 @RidleyDM They’ve said it repeatedly since December. They know it’s not enough and that it doesn’t kee… https://t.co/r7P9C51k1X @conorsen I think Azar proposed this, but Biden’s folks said they don’t want to do it @statesdj Yes! Swing for the fences on this one, we have to do it @ObiWine_Kenobi 400m total doses under contract. 100m each manufacturer for each quarterFor “underpromise/overdeliver” folks, the Trump number is currently 850K/day. So Biden’s basically promising to add 150K/day. @conorsen Yeah, I don’t see how that would ever be an issue, especially if JNJ is hitting full production in March/… https://t.co/ym7OxbY5V7 @RidleyDM Agreed. They keep saying doses and I think that’s intentional. Easily attainable but we need to do much better. @joshuetree Yes, 30 mcg for Pfizer and 100 mcg for ModernaI believe the current contracts are for 100m each in Q1 and and an additional 100m each in Q2. So: 200m American ad… https://t.co/ri3oySaDvjModerna and Pfizer are contracted to deliver 100m doses each, so that should be the goal: 100m Americans vaccinated https://t.co/mthFwnyQfU @NJbondguy Agree with ramping up testing too. Will QT to comment on supply. @beenwrekt @NateSilver538 Fair criticism. Ideally we’d have a comprehensive approach that allows it. @beenwrekt @NateSilver538 “Lockdown until herd immunity” is such an obvious straw man that it’s not even worth enga… https://t.co/sehrSVkZP2 @bijans Especially because half of them now will become second doses @SamBernsteinRN That’s great!Congrats, you are at the bottom of the annual temperature curve in Boston After tomorrow, the gradual climb upwar… https://t.co/fYb4D5mksX
Retweeted by Ed MD @Paulas2131 @BobbyBigWheel Yes, I have family in NY and FL in different high-priority groups and both have the opti… https://t.co/kTdt15JMLA @escalator_drop I would really be surprised if you don’t have access by well before June, yeah. Hopefully that pans out. @yountvillewjs @NateSilver538 One would certainly hope the feds kick in more effort @NateSilver538 We’re on a time horizon now where we can reasonably advocate that vaccinations + lockdown get us to… https://t.co/axc7804Qmf @ResJudiGator @elongreen Oh, I don’t fall for these. I’m just incensed that he would use Betty @elongreen How dare youHonestly it’s too modest a goal now. We’re already bumping against 1m most days, without any real federal intervent… https://t.co/p1C9naFawGGood thread. Nothing changes right now for those vaccinated except they can know they won’t die from covid. Keep th… https://t.co/pu2gbc0cqH
Retweeted by Ed MD @chuge11 Nutmeg State represent @Ingy2009 https://t.co/scnCMd4jua @JHandrahan @MassDPH What Baker has said most recently: https://t.co/cg40znSCO8 @Bostonstreetdoc Yeah, agree 100%. And now that most HCW are done they’re going to finish first responders before m… https://t.co/ysPsaBT0Hp @BioTurboNick They say state info + CDC. We could ask the journalist who maintains the tracker, although his @ escapes me @parva_x Still doing pretty reasonably https://t.co/ZLdXCweGKq @BobbyBigWheel No doubt. This is a policy choice - in MA the decision has been to stick to their prioritization sch… https://t.co/QbxuOhnZ6i @LibertyRPF It will probably improve as doses pile up, at which point they’ll open more distribution venues. I woul… https://t.co/au5iBczIjqContrast with our neighbor Connecticut, who continues to crush it https://t.co/FGt4xODXXMMassachusetts unfortunately continues to lag in distribution of our vaccine doses. At 38.4% utilized, we’re still t… https://t.co/gG10FirqrOIsrael's reproduction number appears to have declined rather sharply in recent days, with around 25% of the country… https://t.co/vOCkGjrdxx
Retweeted by Ed MD @Kira_UCL @k_stephensonMD What vaccine will ultimately be distributed there? Sinopharm? @Kira_UCL @k_stephensonMD What really gets me is that they simply do not feel obligated to answer any questions about this.If/when we hit April & the majority of the US pop hasn’t had the opportunity to get vaxxed, please remember that Pf… https://t.co/K6ctEiRDwq
Retweeted by Ed MD @johnlimouze Vinay unlock your account so I can @ this tweet to you @k_stephensonMD It’s a big problem! But also, our distribution is nothing to brag about. Simultaneous issue of not… https://t.co/CefMJOTv1c @k_stephensonMD Baker’s got his timeline and he’s sticking to it. With remarkably little pushback from the press or experts.Some prudent advice on how to behave after vaccination by @ScottGottliebMD, regardless of what you might hear from… https://t.co/D3R2Y8JhkpNot a drop of vaccine was wasted yesterday: if people missed their appointment, there was a waiting list of people… https://t.co/Kqu0YIPOkl
Retweeted by Ed MDSomeone yesterday tried to convince me that COVID is completely safe for people under 65. Response: Half of COVID h… https://t.co/alUiVKmnWg
Retweeted by Ed MD @statesdj @MackayIM @HFentonMudd Personally I also hope they go with the “asymptomatic reinfections may have high v… https://t.co/FTjuI0pJML @DrSandman11 https://t.co/zqeKdrIhUd"Let's do Oxford with a 12 week schedule for younger people" "All vaccines 12 week schedule for younger people" "Al… https://t.co/7UqYg63W7Z
Retweeted by Ed MDUnacceptable. https://t.co/bcuSdXMtxk
Retweeted by Ed MDI'm very optimistic about US vaccine supply in the coming months. The bottom line is that the Trump administration… https://t.co/hei9D0W8fl
Retweeted by Ed MD @zeynep @rvenkayya @AbraarKaran @AaronRichterman Fair, but if anything it seems people are jumping to the endgame s… https://t.co/T6CeYgg8Mp @julianlewis2012 @AaronRichterman @stgoldst @adambravomusic @zeynep @rvenkayya @AbraarKaran https://t.co/7tY48UWEJl @AaronRichterman @stgoldst @adambravomusic @zeynep @rvenkayya @AbraarKaran But how much is seriously, and how much… https://t.co/Gt1eSCQEJR @zeynep @rvenkayya @AbraarKaran @AaronRichterman I just don’t see why “yes we think they will reduce transmission,… https://t.co/3E3rrE2nMz @stgoldst @AaronRichterman @adambravomusic @zeynep @rvenkayya @AbraarKaran Yes, I don’t see how there can be such c… https://t.co/N98AEnJG2BWe're deploying vaccines like we do annual flu shots rather than the mass vaccinations done in Africa & Asia where… https://t.co/MTOyeF7hkI
Retweeted by Ed MD @adambravomusic @stgoldst @zeynep @rvenkayya @AbraarKaran @AaronRichterman That is not really the issue, the issue… https://t.co/yTvtQINUW6 @zeynep @rvenkayya @AbraarKaran @AaronRichterman What I’m seeing currently on Twitter is a US Senator and some othe… https://t.co/PtcvFHyoptI did a dive today into why West Virginia is so rapidly outpacing other states in their vaccine distribution and it… https://t.co/hD5v9GFVHX
Retweeted by Ed MD @acnetj @yashar @GlennF Yes, exactly https://t.co/tRGiuu5ehf @msiuba @awgaffney For some reason I missed the NIV part and was only thinking of HFNC. Totally agree, I would alwa… https://t.co/TLVwHLh46G @awgaffney @msiuba That would be my guess too, with the alternative being the self-injury theory @Steve_El @yashar @GlennF Yes, and the reason it was chosen is that without government funding for the catering, he… https://t.co/oMgC8Y5lyp @awgaffney @msiuba But is that causal, or are you merely selecting out the patients with a phenotype bad enough tha… https://t.co/4Ifv3lsxID @yashar @GlennF The context was that the government was shut down by Trump over a demand that his border wall be funded @zebsicle Don’t think so, but he used to work for Buzzfeed years ago @Drbenderignacio It’s just infuriating. He’s determined to be as awful as possible.150 ppl who went to college with this guy signed a letter labeling him a sexual predator. there were a total of 300… https://t.co/imqZEN3csB
Retweeted by Ed MD @RebelRunnerGirl Sigh @angie_rasmussen This has been driving me crazy all day. Sincerely don’t get it.This right here. 👇🏻 Physicians who have been making all sorts of evidence-free claims about masks—justifying this b… https://t.co/W4H6xJ6Rn6
Retweeted by Ed MDDon't listen to Rand Paul. You still have to wear your masks, physically distance, etc. even if you are vaccinated.… https://t.co/0ZdI4sPJZa
Retweeted by Ed MD
1/17
2021
@bakebythepound Ahhh amazing, so happy for you guys!! @bakebythepound Omg that’s great!! Everything go smoothly?? @bakebythepound How was it?? @MDaware *I take my mask off and start kissing my colleagues* What do you mean???
1/16
2021

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