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Apr 18, 2021

Car safety: the evidence behind seatbelts, air bags, booster seats, winter tires, and turning right on red // the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine saga, with the risk of blood clots explained // the claim that 1 in 3 people with COVID-19 will develop a neuropsychiatric condition.


* Jingle by Jillian Correia of Roctavio Canada

* Theme music: “Fall of the Ocean Queen“ by Joseph Hackl.

* Assistant researcher: Nicholas Koziris


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1) Causes of death according to the CDC:


2) Traffic safety facts from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA):


3) Booster seat use in older children in Washington state:


4) The danger of premature graduation to seat belts for young children:


5) A new measure making winter tires mandatory in Quebec:


6) Hilda Bastian’s article on the risk of clotting with AZ’s vaccine:


7) The Lancet Psychiatry study on neuropsychiatric outcomes of COVID-19 patients:



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