Andrey (azangru) wrote,
Andrey
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I actually tried to (not because of the tweet :-) ), but got put off by factual mistakes or inaccuracies. For example, Joe asked about whether it's possible to see the "corona" of the coronavirus, and Berenson said no and then rambled on about computer models and predictions of protein structures (correct answer, yes, using electron microscopy). There was something else as well (Joe started talking about the smallpox vaccine as an inactivated virus vaccine forgetting the whole story about cowpox; then they talked of "chickenpox parties" ignoring the fact that the chickenpox virus is likely to live in you forever and may cause shingles in later life). I decided that was getting too ridiculous to continue.

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