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

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

A New Role Around the Corner for a Miracle Drug That Has Helped Millions?

Ivermectin has helped millions of humans since its discovery in 1975. Initially, the drug was developed from golf course soil samples. The research at the Kitsato Institute in Japan showed great promise in its antiparasitic effects. The first name given … Continue reading

Say It Aint So for All of 2022 and Beyond!

Weezer, in 1992, sang, “Say it ain’t so – your drug is a heartbreaker.” Our current pandemic has broken a lot of hearts – in many, many ways. Unfortunately, the vaccine drugs are Band-Aids that must be replaced much more … Continue reading

Records Are Made to Be Broken – Or, Are They?

Over 60% of Americans (nearly 200 million) are fully vaccinated. Over 70% have received at least one dose. Yet, new cases of COVID-19 are rising daily in states that have the highest numbers of fully vaccinated citizens. Why? New COVID … Continue reading

Would You Believe that ‘Stayin’ Alive’ is Becoming a Theme Song for Many?

I was driving to a Veteran’s Breakfast this morning and surfing the dial when I heard a few seconds of Stayin’ Alive by the Bee Gees (1977 movie, Saturday Night Fever). I kept humming it and adding verses that I … Continue reading

Our We Safer Today from Disease Than We Were Five or Ten Years Ago?

Over a year and a half into the current pandemic, are we safer from disease, especially viruses than we were just a few years ago? There are a few ways to look at this question. One is that we are … 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

Pandemic Booster Shots May Not Be Required – Even Ten Years from Now

I saw a health headline today telling us that vaccinated people may need COVID Booster within a year. The gist of the article stated that the FDA does not know if a booster shot will be required within a year … Continue reading

What Pandemic Variants are in the United States Today

We hear about this U.K. viral variant or another South African coronavirus mutation. What variants of COVID-19 are in the United States, and do we have a concern? Are the headlines keeping fear-mongering alive, or do we have a legitimate … Continue reading