One Size Does Not Fit All When It Comes to Pandemic Applications

This week, Columbia University and Beth Israel Deaconness Medical Center researchers reported their assessment of the newly approved COVID-19 booster shot. Unfortunately, the recent release by the FDA of the newest booster shot is not improving our chances of becoming … Continue reading

How I Learn to Stop Worrying and Love COVID

I am recovering from my second bout of COVID-19 today. My first was eight months ago. The Delta variant was more vicious of the two. However, if this is the worst that can happen every eight to twelve months, then … Continue reading

Chicken Little and Einstein Are Absolutely Right About the Pandemic!

There are two quotes afforded to Einstein. One is that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing repeatedly and expecting a different result. The second quote is about solving a problem with the same thinking that created it. … Continue reading

Does Anyone Have Credibility Going into the Winter Months?

Over two years ago, in March of 2020, the worldwide death rate average for COVID-19 shot up exponentially – from under 100/day to almost 4,000/day. This week, the daily death average is under 2,000 for the first time since March … Continue reading

When Are We Going to Be Talking About a Post Pandemic World?

It has been slightly over a month since I wrote about the pandemic virus. Unfortunately, headlines generally support another surge plowing through those few unvaccinated people – sooner than later. The headline that attracted my attention today told us that … Continue reading

Is the Hard-Line ‘Zero Infection’ Approach the Best Method?

“Pay me now or pay me later, but pay me you will” was a famous 1970 Fram oil filter slogan. I believe that the same applies to our pandemic. But, unfortunately, hiding from the virus now and the virus will … Continue reading

How Bad is It Here Compared to Everywhere Else?

The media tells us how bad it is in the United States daily. But, have you ever wondered how bad it is here and in other places? Would you believe there are places in the world where the survival rate … Continue reading

Hiding Data Because It Might Be Misunderstood Is Not Right

I remember that coronavirus data was everywhere during the first several months of the pandemic. Then, it appeared that databases were no longer being updated, and others consolidated into more centralized control. Data was then being parsed. The numbers supported … Continue reading

Confused About Natural Immunity in Today’s World?

A person becomes infected with a disease. The body’s immune system responds accordingly. Over time, hopefully, you will survive the disease and have an everyday life again. Your immune system has a vivid memory of that live pathogen that attacked … Continue reading

No Light at the End of the Tunnel, But Hoofbeats Are Getting Louder

Two days ago, I read two articles that still have my mind in a whirl. One stated that Moderna plans to have an Omicron-Specific COVID Booster by August. https://www.newsmax.com/health/health-news/covid-omicron-vaccine-booster/2022/02/17/id/1057227/. OK, the threat of infection from Omicron is minor compared to … Continue reading