2 hr 39 min

Science Vs. Advocacy, Omicron, & More (w/ Dr. Peter Attia & Dr. Marty Makary‪)‬ The ZDoggMD Show

    • Health & Fitness

Dr. Peter Attia (host of The Drive), Dr. Marty Makary (Johns Hopkins professor) and I team up to try some serious sense-making in the age of Omicron.

Full show notes and Peter's podcast The Drive: https://peterattiamd.com/covid-19-current-state-omicron/

Topic list:

Comparing omicron to delta and other mutations [4:15]

Measuring immunity and protection from severe disease—circulating antibodies, B cells, and T cells [13:15]

Policy questions: what is the end game and how does the world go back to 2019? [18:45]

A policy-minded framework for viewing COVID and the problem of groupthink [24:00]

The difference between science and advocacy [39:00]

Natural immunity from COVID after infection [46:00]

The unfortunate erosion of trust in science despite impressive progress [57:15]

Do the current mandates and policies make sense in light of existing data? [1:02:30]

Risks associated with vaccines, and the risk of being labeled an anti-vaxxer when questioning them [1:18:15]

Data on incidence of myocarditis after vaccination with the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines [1:26:15]

Outstanding questions about myocarditis as a side effect of mRNA vaccination and the benefit of boosters [1:35:00]

The risk-reward of boosters and recommendations being ignored by policy makers in the US [1:40:30]

Sowing distrust: Lack of honesty and humility from top officials and policy makers [1:43:30]

Thoughts on testing: does it make sense to be pushing widespread testing for COVID? [1:52:15]

What is the end point to all of this? [1:58:45]

Downstream consequences of lockdowns and draconian policy measures [2:05:30]

The polarized nature of COVID—tribalism, skeptics, and demonization of ideas [2:10:30]

Looking back at past pandemics for perspective and the potential for another pandemic in the future [2:20:00]

What parents can do if their kids are subject to unreasonable policies [2:25:00]

Voices of reason in this space [2:28:45]

Strong convictions, loosely held: the value in questioning your own beliefs [2:32:15]

Dr. Peter Attia (host of The Drive), Dr. Marty Makary (Johns Hopkins professor) and I team up to try some serious sense-making in the age of Omicron.

Full show notes and Peter's podcast The Drive: https://peterattiamd.com/covid-19-current-state-omicron/

Topic list:

Comparing omicron to delta and other mutations [4:15]

Measuring immunity and protection from severe disease—circulating antibodies, B cells, and T cells [13:15]

Policy questions: what is the end game and how does the world go back to 2019? [18:45]

A policy-minded framework for viewing COVID and the problem of groupthink [24:00]

The difference between science and advocacy [39:00]

Natural immunity from COVID after infection [46:00]

The unfortunate erosion of trust in science despite impressive progress [57:15]

Do the current mandates and policies make sense in light of existing data? [1:02:30]

Risks associated with vaccines, and the risk of being labeled an anti-vaxxer when questioning them [1:18:15]

Data on incidence of myocarditis after vaccination with the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines [1:26:15]

Outstanding questions about myocarditis as a side effect of mRNA vaccination and the benefit of boosters [1:35:00]

The risk-reward of boosters and recommendations being ignored by policy makers in the US [1:40:30]

Sowing distrust: Lack of honesty and humility from top officials and policy makers [1:43:30]

Thoughts on testing: does it make sense to be pushing widespread testing for COVID? [1:52:15]

What is the end point to all of this? [1:58:45]

Downstream consequences of lockdowns and draconian policy measures [2:05:30]

The polarized nature of COVID—tribalism, skeptics, and demonization of ideas [2:10:30]

Looking back at past pandemics for perspective and the potential for another pandemic in the future [2:20:00]

What parents can do if their kids are subject to unreasonable policies [2:25:00]

Voices of reason in this space [2:28:45]

Strong convictions, loosely held: the value in questioning your own beliefs [2:32:15]

2 hr 39 min

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