All posts by Jonathan Howard

Dr. Jonathan Howard is a neurologist and psychiatrist based in New York City who has been interested in vaccines since long before COVID-19.

Debating How to Debate Instead of Actually Debating

Every moment spent debating who can say what to whom and how and where they should say it, is time not spent talking about doctors who repeatedly underestimated the virus and successfully campaigned to ensure tens of millions of children and young adults contracted it before they were vaccinated.

/ July 30, 2022

“Natural Immunity” Stans Forget Babies Will Always be Vulnerable to COVID

Children are still getting hospitalized with COVID, no matter how many times contrarian doctors mindlessly repeat the mantra "natural immunity". Doctors who know where babies come from understand why this might be.

/ July 29, 2022

Minimizing COVID Via Postmodernism

An exploration of how, under the guise of "reason", doctors, desperate to be different no matter the evidence, have embraced the position that there are no aspects of reality that are objective and that feelings matter more than facts.

/ July 24, 2022

I Don’t Think Vaccine Side Effects Are Worse Than Death. Am I Off My Rocker?

Contrarian doctors frame data in a misleading way to trick you into thinking vaccine side-effects are worse than death. They call you psychotic if you disagree.

/ July 23, 2022

Yet Another Silly Reason Doctors Give For Leaving Babies Vulnerable to COVID: 🍒-Picking

By cherry-picking only the studies that advance their agenda, contrarian doctors who don't care for sick children can misinform parents and further their goal of having unvaccinated children contract COVID.

/ July 17, 2022

Science Based Satire: Trashing the COVID Vaccine is the Only Way to Maintain Trust in Vaccines

A guest post from a contrarian doctor who knows one has to trash vaccines to maintain trust in vaccines.

/ July 15, 2022

An Impossible, Unethical Study of Dubious Value That’s Not Meant to be Taken Seriously

Everyone knows it would be impossible to run an RCT of a million children in the middle of a raging pandemic Doctors who suggest such a thing don't expect you to take them seriously.

/ July 10, 2022

Apples, Oranges, and How Not to Analyze a Vaccine RCT

The evidence is overwhelming that COVID vaccines keep people alive and out of the hospital. Only someone who starts with the conclusion that vaccines don't work and then works backwards to find the evidence could claim otherwise.

/ July 4, 2022

What’s the Opposite of a Vaccine Selfie?

Healthcare workers know they are trusted professionals, and most take that responsibility seriously when sharing their vaccination choices with the public. What term should be used for doctors who use their social media clout to influence others to skip an important vaccine dose?

/ July 1, 2022

Racism, Medicine, and the #GoldfarbChallenge

There's evidence doctors are biased. There's no evidence that learning about this subject is dangerous for medical students.

/ June 26, 2022