Worried About Winter This Year – Maybe You Should Be

The first concern we should have is seasonal influenza. Last year, the pandemic virus stifled the invasion of influenza viruses, and there was nearly no seasonal influenza last year. However, this year, as of Christmas week, seasonal flu is picking … 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

They Say It Is Not Over till The Fat Lady Sings!

I do not think the latest Pfizer pill is the last rendition sung by the fat lady. Former FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb says the end of the pandemic is in sight – maybe as early as January 4th, 2022. … Continue reading

Is Herd Immunity Possible in the Next Six Months?

As the vaccines were being distributed, the general thinking was that herd immunity could be achieved when the population of the United States reached around 65%. It was based on the reproduction number of the SARS-CoV-2 virus – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7751056/ The … Continue reading

Vaccine Breakthrough Infections Increasing at Alarming Rate in Older Adults

I remember when the vaccines were initially distributed. The wisdom at that time was that the vaccine would protect the person from hospitalization and death. Unfortunately, it seemed that only first-line health workers came down with symptoms of COVID-19 at … Continue reading

How Protective Are Pandemic Vaccines Against Hospitalization and Death?

This week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported almost 6,000 cases of people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 became infected. Is that a big deal? Should you worry? The Latest Update https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/cdc-breakthrough-cases-explained-173107351.html. Over 65 million* Americans have been vaccinated … Continue reading