Living Through Dunning-Kruger

I had the good fortune to be diagnosed with a heart "flutter" this winter, and successfully treated. Found the bug, fixed the bug. But part of the treatment was a beta-blocker, which I was warned would sap my strength. What I was not expecting was it would turn me into a living example of the… Continue reading Living Through Dunning-Kruger

There are two kinds of tests, but lots of names

“reverse transcription–polymerase chain reaction” tests RT-PCR tests PCR, or polymerase chain reaction tests dna tests rna tests nucleic acid tests tests using DNA and RNA, that recognize the virus directly, usually from nose and throat swabs blood tests serology tests antibody tests IgM-IgG tests Immunoglobulin tests tests where one detects antibodies in the blood, from… Continue reading There are two kinds of tests, but lots of names