The JUSTICE in Dengvaxia The truth is we will never know the truth. No matter how elaborate the inquiry. People are clouded by emotions, self-interests, biases, even science. Highlighting bad science (bad decision) that offsets the good of science (much needed, time-tested immunization program) is failure of science. Who really is at fault? That may … Continue reading The JUSTICE in Dengvaxia
The good and bad of Dengvaxia 1. Sanofi-Pasteur developed a vaccine that will help in the prevention of Dengue Fever (that's good!). 2. Sanofi-Pasteur sold a vaccine marketing it as having good efficacy and safety, despite (knowingly or unknowingly) questionable efficacy and safety (that's bad!). 3. Philippine clinical Expert doctors claimed Dengvaxia had good efficacy … Continue reading The good and bad of Dengvaxia (Wow! Updated ka Ninang!)
Don't Touch! Knowing how infection spreads makes me (and those around me) miserable sometimes. Questions and uncontrolled reactions for fear of people close to me getting infection bring misery to the same people I'm concerned about. I mean how many times do I wash my hands when I was a kid? When did I avoid … Continue reading DON’T TOUCH!
ALL ABOUT little HEARTS There is so much to learn about hearts. More so little hearts. I just attended a world conference showcasing a variety (and multitude!) of topics about diseases affecting the heart of children. From the fetus to the "almost" adult. From genes that can lead to sudden cardiac death to innovative interventions … Continue reading ALL ABOUT little HEARTs