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Saturday, June 25, 2022

Ganesan Karthikeyan

The writer is a professor of cardiology at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.

Is Omicron the beginning of Covid’s endgame?
Sun, Jan 23, 2022

🔴 Ganesan Karthikeyan writes: Experts are beginning to compare it to the last wave of the influenza pandemic of 1918. Here’s the science behind this supposition

When misinformation masquerades as medical advice
Fri, Nov 05, 2021

Ganesan Karthikeyan writes: Indians are not particularly prone to heart attacks. Doctors should refrain from making pronouncements on topics beyond their specific areas of expertise.

There is an irrational preference for expensive Covid treatments over effective ones
Fri, Jul 10, 2020

In the absence of adequate information, the price of a commodity serves as an indicator of quality for the consumer. Information asymmetry is most acute in healthcare, with the added disadvantage that the providers of care have far greater access to, and understanding of the information.