Tag Archives: News

Two different assessments of COVID-19 pandemic news coverage

June 24, 2021 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is the founder and publisher of HealthNewsReview. He has covered health care news almost exclusively since 1973. Here is his online bio.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer or as @HealthNewsRevu. Two new journalistic analyses of 2020-2021 pandemic news coverage were released this week.  I was interviewed in each of them. Science… Read More »

Zombie health care news

Although I am advancing rapidly into almost complete retirement, there are some days/weeks when I can’t refrain from pointing out some of the troubling health care news I see.  This is one such week. First, the COVID zombie news My local Star Tribune newspaper delivered this front page news: University of Minnesota, Mayo report COVID-fighting success… Read More »

AHA News: Video Gaming Helps Heart Defect Survivor Connect With Others in the LGBTQ Community and Beyond

FRIDAY, June 11, 2021 (American Heart Association News) — Mike Lane’s heart journey began as a newborn – when his skin turned blue. He was 2 days old when a cardiologist realized the reason. He was born with several congenital heart defects, including a missing ventricular septum, a narrowing of the pulmonary artery called stenosis,… Read More »

Covid-19 news: China denies reports of sick staff at Wuhan lab in 2019

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Sam Wong , Graham Lawton , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool Wuhan Institute of Virology Thomas Peter/REUTERS/Alamy Latest coronavirus news as of 5pm on 24 May Researchers at virology lab allegedly fell ill with covid-like symptoms in November 2019 Three researchers… Read More »

Covid-19 news: People in the UK may be able to holiday abroad in weeks

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Sam Wong , Graham Lawton , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool Passengers are seen embarking Ryanair plane at nearly empty London Stansted Airport Dominika Zarzycka/Sipa US/Alamy Latest coronavirus news as of 5pm on 4 May UK expected to release “green list”… Read More »