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

Having a Bullet-Proof Mindset May be Hazardous to Your Health and Others

Everything we see and hear is that the vaccine is the best protection against becoming infected with coronavirus. This was probably very sound advice several months ago. And, it is still good advice for a couple of months after you … Continue reading

Survived the Virus – Now What?

I was blessed recently to have contracted the pandemic virus and survived with very mild symptoms – cough and fatigue. My wife and I received monoclonal antibody treatment quickly, and the recovery was complete in about ten days or so. … Continue reading

I Missed the Change in Wind Direction – Pandemic Booster Shots Not Needed?

Since the first month of the vaccine rollout, there have been nearly weekly articles about the need for a vaccine booster. Scientists did not know how long the vaccine protection would last, but we needed to be ready early as … Continue reading

Latest Alzheimer’s Drug Has Mixed Results but Points Scientists in the Right Direction

There was big news a short while back with the Alzheimer’s drug, aducanumab. Good and bad press along with a high price tag almost dooms this drug from most in need. It might be an excellent drug, but more testing … Continue reading

Vaccinated People Fear the Unvaccinated, or Is It the Other Way Around?

Most of us assume that when we are vaccinated against the pandemic virus or any disease, we should have high immunity levels. The clinical trials for the first couple of COVID-19 vaccines demonstrated around 95% effectiveness. What Is 95% Vaccine … Continue reading

Your Second Brain May Trigger Dementia in Your First Brain

Everyone knows they have a brain inside their skull. What most people are not aware of is that you have a second brain – your gut. Ever get the feeling that you are hungry? It comes from your enteric nervous … Continue reading

How Does a Newborn Baby Have Immunity to the Pandemic Virus?

A pregnant healthcare worker was vaccinated three weeks before she delivered her baby. Antibodies from the S-protein of the SARS-CoV-2 virus (https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.02.03.21250579v1) were discovered in the baby’s cord blood. The Rest of the Story https://www.newsmax.com/health/headline/covid-antibodies-pregnant-baby/2021/03/16/id/1014034/. A healthy, full-term female baby … Continue reading

The Common Cold Offers Safety from Coronavirus

A few months ago, there were a couple of studies published in Europe about the speculation that common colds caused by coronavirus could offer protection against the SARS-Co-V-2 virus that causes COVID-19. I wrote about them at that time. Further … Continue reading

World Immunity to COVID-19 May Be Closer Than We Think

Herd immunity against a specific disease is achieved when 70% of any population has contracted and immune to that disease. Epidemiologists define herd immunity is a population’s ability to resist further infection. Sweden and Germany report that world-wide herd immunity … Continue reading