@mlipsitch - Twitter Profile Analysis

Analysis of 200 tweets by Marc Lipsitch, from 15 Dec 2021 to 19 May 2022.

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Marc Lipsitch

verified twitter profile @mlipsitch

Infectious disease epidemiologist and microbiologist, aspirational barista. mlipsitc@hsph.harvard.edu Director @CCDD_HSPH Tweets in personal capacity.

10,902 tweets
4,179 favourites
1 tweets per day
2009 since
1,650 following
5,693 listed
Boston, MA location

Top Tweets by @mlipsitch

Marc Lipsitch
Thanks to the @nejm editors for the chance to talk about the new Center for Forecassting snd Outbreak Analytics @cdcgov! Audio Interview: Forecasting the Future of Covid | NEJM https://t.co/jGVj4oLip5
12 May, 2022 - 10:29 PM UTC
Marc Lipsitch
Amazing to me that throughout the pandemic I often say one thunderously obvious thing in a long interview and that gets quoted. @meiralevinson has nicknamed me "Captain Obvious." In a nice way https://t.co/PKe11p0PBU
04 May, 2022 - 05:45 PM UTC
Marc Lipsitch
Yesterday's @nytimes Spelling Bee gave me an idea for the Silicon Valley Classics Club motto: Fecit till you make it. #LatinTwitter
21 Apr, 2022 - 02:39 AM UTC
Marc Lipsitch
Congratulations Dan! Great recognition of great work! https://t.co/az8F50N450
21 Apr, 2022 - 01:53 AM UTC
Marc Lipsitch
In this morning's @washingtonpost @bylenasun profiles the @CDCgov 's new Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics https://t.co/Pq1ULCe4rG
19 Apr, 2022 - 10:36 AM UTC
Marc Lipsitch
Some scammer is spamming lots of people from a fake email claiming to be me. Please ignore. Have heard from 5 colleagues in one hour
18 Apr, 2022 - 05:53 PM UTC
Marc Lipsitch
Looking forward to the launch of @CDCgov Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics at this @WhiteHouse event on Tuesday https://t.co/NeeOc1CslE
15 Apr, 2022 - 01:32 AM UTC
Marc Lipsitch
Another report from the amazing @ClalitResearch team with whom it has been a great delight to collaborate: this one on the short-term effectiveness of 4th dose: https://t.co/iafCe6bGX7
13 Apr, 2022 - 10:09 PM UTC
Marc Lipsitch
I have so missed having people in the same office so we can help each other save 3 hours or days of reading with 10 minutes of talking ⁦@CCDD_HSPH⁩ ⁦@XuetingQ
07 Apr, 2022 - 09:29 PM UTC
Marc Lipsitch
Definitive case from @carlzimmer of the value of (even modest) random samples of the population with sequencing and clinical data @Tuliodna @ChristoPhraser and others quoted. Cuts in Britain Could Cause a Covid Data Drought https://t.co/yWJbpn0RQY
04 Apr, 2022 - 03:14 AM UTC
Marc Lipsitch
via @NYTOpinion a great explainer from world experts on virus evolution ⁦ ⁦@sarahcobey⁩ ⁦@jbloom_labhttps://t.co/LGYSuvAHSx
28 Mar, 2022 - 01:09 PM UTC
Marc Lipsitch
Forming and maintaining collegial relationships is the best part of twitter. There are a lot of bad parts too but for me the balance is positive https://t.co/kPWktZ0rDU
24 Mar, 2022 - 08:46 PM UTC

Top Retweets by @mlipsitch

Chikwe Ihekweazu
Excellent, thought provoking podcast on the work ahead of us. Listen 👇🏿 https://t.co/JsqU8KGpWu
17 May, 2022 - 11:18 PM UTC
It’s official!!! My former mentor and the vaccine Gawd, @BarneyGrahamMD, has joined the faculty of @Morehouse School of Medicine, the PREMIERE HBCU for (black) male excellence. https://t.co/rwDsL63BtO
17 May, 2022 - 02:56 PM UTC
CCDD at Harvard Chan
Missed last week's launch of the new Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics @CDCgov? Feat. CCDD Dir. @mlipsitch Watch here: https://t.co/JSppyFTim6
26 Apr, 2022 - 02:13 PM UTC
Sam Scarpino #BLM
“Never bring data to a story fight.” The @CDCgov CFA’s amazing Assoc Dir @cmyeaton on how comms must be integrated into our fight against pandemics! Quote from the unmatched @peterdodds. https://t.co/1jvTBSv96k
22 Apr, 2022 - 10:35 PM UTC
Chikwe Ihekweazu
Congratulations @CDCgov. It's now time to build for the future. All of us at #WHOPandemicHub look forward to working with @mlipsitch, @dylanbgeorge, @cmyeaton & the entire team at the new Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics. Thanks for the invite to the launch today. https://t.co/0t2HUlceA6
19 Apr, 2022 - 09:27 PM UTC
Rochelle Walensky, MD, MPH
Today, we officially launch @CDCgov's Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics! Imagine having the models and forecasts needed to look at & predict disease outbreaks like we predict the weather. This center is striving to do just that! Learn more https://t.co/kQdP4tYKRb
19 Apr, 2022 - 05:25 PM UTC
Tanisha Carino
Great thread celebrating the launch of CDC’s CFA. https://t.co/fvrbJFr0v3
19 Apr, 2022 - 02:48 PM UTC
Stephanie Simon
The @CDCgov is building an early warning system for outbreak forecasting and modeling. In this great Q&A, @mlipsitch of @HarvardChanSPH, who's leading the effort, explains the goals: https://t.co/dIZ0ccedmj
19 Apr, 2022 - 11:14 AM UTC
Dylan George
Very proud to be working with this team at ⁦@CDCgov⁩. Excited to build the national weather service for infectious diseases. ⁦@mlipsitch⁩ ⁦@cmyeaton⁩ ⁦@CDCDirector⁩ ⁦@rebeccajk13https://t.co/RJ9VhfufQU
19 Apr, 2022 - 11:14 AM UTC
Pandemic Action Network
TOMORROW! @WhiteHouse Summit on Strengthening the Nation’s Early Warning System for Health Threats with @AshishKJha46 @CDCDirector @JakeSullivan46 @mlipsitch + more... https://t.co/koHa7itte1
18 Apr, 2022 - 04:38 PM UTC
Dr. Nahid Bhadelia
The event features @CDCgov's new Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics, the goal of which is to enable timely, effective decision-making to improve outbreak response using data, models, and analytics. @dylanbgeorge @cmyeaton @mlipsitch
18 Apr, 2022 - 02:18 PM UTC
Jana S. Huisman
Sonja is great to work with! https://t.co/Abxk6K8m0C
14 Apr, 2022 - 05:54 AM UTC
Miguel Hernán
1/ Our findings on a fourth dose (2nd booster) of the Pfizer-BioNTech #COVID19 vaccine are now published. Compared with 3 doses only, a fourth dose had 68% effectiveness against COVID-19 hospitalization during the Omicron era in persons over 60 years of age. Interestingly... https://t.co/7N58pHnUd5
13 Apr, 2022 - 11:41 PM UTC
CCDD at Harvard Chan
We're hiring a Research Project Coordinator! This is an exciting opportunity to support CDC-funded research on pandemics and emerging health threats, and research/admin across CCDD. https://t.co/ciJwwCABJN
05 Apr, 2022 - 07:54 PM UTC



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2 - RanBalicer
2 - yhgrad
2 - _MiguelHernan
2 - CDCDirector
2 - svscarpino
2 - Chikwe_I
1 - rebeccamandt


39 - mlipsitch
3 - BillHanage
2 - TheConstelProj
2 - HelenBranswell
2 - EpiEllie
2 - roby_bhatt
2 - JeremyFarrar
2 - baym
2 - daniela_witten


1 - #covid
1 - #econtwitter
1 - #COVIDamnesia
1 - #PodcastPeerReview
1 - #LatinTwitter


3 - @HarvardEpi
3 - @CDCgov
2 - @Delta
2 - @CT_Bergstrom
2 - @nytimes
2 - @meiralevinson
1 - @jameshay218
1 - @vincentglad