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Eric Topol

@EricTopol

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physician-scientist, author, editor

La Jolla, CA
Joined November 2009
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Eric Topol
a year ago
This will go down in history as one of science and medical research's greatest achievements. Perhaps the most impressive. I put together a preliminary timeline of some key milestones to show how several years of work were compressed into months.
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4 hours ago
This variant is center stage for the @US_FDA Advisory Committee hearing tomorrow about updating vaccines and the question of (EUA) approval of an Omicron (BA.1) booster (a variant that is no longer circulating) by @SharonLNYT
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Eric Topol
4 hours ago
When it comes to #SARSCoV2 and Covid, it's important to keep your eyes on the ball. The ball is BA.5 and here is what we know about it
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9 hours ago
"It’s frankly sickening to watch this virus continue to outrun us, knowing we are so damn capable of getting ahead of it" A very impt piece here by @EricTopol , folks! Absolutely a must read. Strap in and take your time reading this today. Whew. #Omicron5 #BA5 #covid19pandemic
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Eric Topol
9 hours ago
I wrote about about the Omicron BA.5 variant: (1) what we know about its biology; (2) its current status around the world; and (3) the ways we can defend against it.
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Eric Topol
14 hours ago
A new outstanding review on the antibody response to #SARSCoV2 @NatImmunol and the path to variant-proof Covid vaccines
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Eric Topol
15 hours ago
The promise of digital health. Our new @theNAMedicine perspective piece "A digital health ecosystem that provides high-quality, personalized, equitable care to all who need it is achievable and worthy of our best individual and collective efforts."
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Eric Topol
16 hours ago
Canada has done remarkably well throughout the pandemic compared with peer countries (G10) for major outcomes and vaccinations @CMAJ 🇨🇦
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Eric Topol
a day ago
A timely an important update, thread from @jburnmurdoch on this
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John Burn-Murdoch
a day ago
NEW: unfortunately it’s time for another international Covid update, as the BA.5 Omicron lineage (and BA.4 to a lesser extent) sends not only cases but also hospitalisations climbing around the world, from South Africa, to Portugal, the UK, Israel and now the US 📈
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Eric Topol
a day ago
As the world turns to BA.5
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Eric Topol
a day ago
BA.5 has the most transmissibility and immune escape of any version of the virus since the pandemic began. Although its spike(S) sequence is nearly the same as BA.4, there are several mutations in other parts of the virus that may account for its⬆️fitness
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Eric Topol
3 days ago
The BA.5 variant is a beast w/r to immune escape and transmissibility —UK report today on its growth advantage relative to BA.2.12.1 and BA.4 —San Diego wastewater today
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Eric Topol
a day ago
This is the simple graph that should have been in the paper, #dataviz from @TheEconomist for saving ~20 million lives in the first year of Covid vaccinations @ECONdailycharts
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3 days ago
A court that abandons its own precedent, undermines its own authority.
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Eric Topol
2 days ago
US Covid hospitalizations are continuing to increase as the BA.4/5 variants become dominant, fortunately at a far lesser slope than BA.1
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