We looked inside some of the tweets by @leapsmag and here's what we found interesting.
Inside 100 Tweets
Rankings (sorted by number of followers)
One of the many things in crisis communication 101 we learn is WORDS MATTER. Terminology matters. Airborne vs aerosol Breakthrough vs minimally effective Primary vs secondary Each mean something at face value. And each have the ability to cause massive confusion
So important! https://t.co/BSiCNQVDYk
New on Leapsmag! The future of medicine is surveillance technology — implanted devices that can detect a sickness at its onset, in real time. Would you use one? https://t.co/vE6osd9O7A
Neighbor gets on elevator with me & our kids. Everyone wearing masks. She tells me she hates the mask order. Her: “You know how they got through the 1918 flu? Herd immunity.” Me: “50 million people died first. 675,000 in the USA alone.” *rest of the ride is silent*
Herd immunity is great — but without vaccines, it means a lot of people are going to die. Vaccinations are a shortcut: All the benefits of immunity, none of the preventable deaths. #VaccinesWork https://t.co/oIkZiBWskx
Call center, restaurant, bus: An analysis of three COVID-19 outbreaks and the steps we can take to avoid other ones. https://t.co/jq1X0Tvsoy
Amazing! Canada reports zero new COVID-19 deaths for the first time since March. https://t.co/uZA0BKagQU
Over the last 6 months, we've learned a lot about how SARS-CoV-2 spreads🦠 What does the evidence so far tell us about SARS-CoV-2 transmission dynamics, high-risk activities and environments? Thread 🧵 (1/n) https://t.co/zBRmgztnKf
Excellent info here! In the words of Marie Curie, "Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less." https://t.co/vGGQQNuYAB
When you find a list of almost every voice you trust in this pandemic you share it. Please follow these experts, especially as we move in a season that may play politics with science. https://t.co/X75vpi2ldT
Flu vaccination experts, I have a question for you: There seems to be a trade-off between individual & community flu protection: waiting till Nov might be better for me, but getting vax in Sept might be better for the community. When should people be getting flu vax this year?
Great discussion here on when exactly we should get our flu shots this year. (Spoiler: ASAP) https://t.co/CKFOYqzGI1
Some POSITIVE coronavirus news, for a change! The Navajo Nation is reporting ZERO new deaths from COVID-19, for the third time in six days. This streak marks the first time there have been no COVID-19 deaths since March. https://t.co/oqlDhkVLXk
New on leapsmag! 60 years ago, another deadly virus dominated the planet. Here's how vaccines + global cooperation helped eradicate it. https://t.co/utrFhmzmKs
1/ If this holds up under peer-review, it would be yet another argument for WIDESPREAD, MASS testing, so we know who to treat with monoclonal antibodies BEFORE they require hospitalization: https://t.co/AyXNp1KEFL
“Bizimana is one of 12 villagers who are paid about $3 a night to serve as bait for mosquitoes, which they trap and transfer to technicians at a nearby entomology lab.” Amazing story! https://t.co/MAxErUSC3C.