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3 August 2022 Essay: Everything You Wanted to Know About Monkeypox but Were Afraid to Ask

3 August 2022 Essay: Everything You Wanted to Know About Monkeypox but Were Afraid to Ask With the CDC now declaring monkeypox (after New York and California had already done so) a public health emergency, now seems like a good time to

COVID-19 and Me an Essay by Philip M. Bretsky, MD PhD

COVID-19 and Me an Essay by Philip M. Bretsky, MD PhD On the surface, I look like the perfect person to effectively respond to COVID-19.  My educational background includes a PhD in Epidemiology, an MPH with an emphasis on Infectious Disease, an

August Newsletter

August 2022 Newsletter Welcome to the August 2022 Newsletter for Santa Monica Primary Care. In this issue, we are going to discuss case rates in Los Angeles County and why our Health Department decided against resuming an indoor mask mandate. We will

28 July 2022 Blog Post: Do As I Say, Not As I Do and the CDC “5 Day” Rule

28 July 2022 Blog Post: Do As I Say, Not As I Do and the CDC “5 Day” Rule After a week of robust work in his home President Biden has now tested negative for SARS-CoV-2 and is returning to his regular

27 July 2022 Blog Post: Population Prevalence and the ‘Luck’ of COVID Acquisition

27 July 2022 Blog Post: Population Prevalence and the ‘Luck’ of COVID Acquisition For those interested in a contrarian COVID-19 approach, I recommend following Dr. Vinay Prasad of UCSF on Twitter (@VPrasadMDMPH). While his snap opinions seem to be written, at times,

25 July 2022 Blog Post: On The Return of Masking, Summer 2022 Edition

25 July 2022 Blog Post: On The Return of Masking, Summer 2022 Edition Headlines this weekend across print and television media in Los Angeles essentially had the same message – COVID cases in the County while plateauing are high enough to bring

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