Tag Archives: Watch

Tech sites hype Apple Watch for COVID-19 prediction without providing the evidence

Milwaukee oncologist Michael Thompson, MD, wrote to me yesterday morning (February 10)  about an article – “New Study Suggests Apple Watch Heart Rate Sensor Can Predict COVID-19 Up to a Week Before a Swab Test” – promoted on Twitter by MacRumors.com. The story was about the so-called Warrior Watch Study at Mount Sinai Medical Center in… Read More »

Watch This Doctor Debunk a Coronavirus Conspiracy Theory About ‘The Simpsons’

R Franca / EyeEmGetty Images In a new YouTube video, family medicine physician Dr. Mikhail “Mike” Varshavski discusses popular coronavirus myths and conspiracy theories. Some of the most outrageous theories include a reference to The Simpsons. Unfortunately, he explains that vodka—while useful in quarantine for drinking—is also not a viable sanitizing method. Finding information about… Read More »

Watch: World Health Organization holds press conference on the coronavirus outbreak

[The stream is slated to start at 10 a.m. ET. Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time.] World Health Organization officials are holding a press conference Friday to update the public on the coronavirus outbreak, which has infected more than 76,700 and killed at least 2,251 so… Read More »