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Midazolam as “euthanasia” for COVID, or the most brain-dead paper I’ve ever read?

A recent paper, amplified by antivax bloggers and John Campbell, claims that midazolam killed many COVID-19 patients in the UK as a result of “euthanasia.” My brain hurts from reading such stupidity.

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Transmission gambit: An old antivax trope is resurrected

Recently, antivaxxers were all over social media after Tucker Carlson touted a “revelation” that the phase 3 clinical trial used to support licensure of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine didn’t examine its ability to block transmission as meaning that its inability to block transmission had been “covered up”. It wasn’t, and antivaxxers are ignoring everything we’ve learned over the last two years to make the claim that vaccines “don’t prevent transmission”.