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

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 Then, it appeared that databases were no longer being updated, and others consolidated into more centralized control.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

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

Are You Really Fully Protected Today?

The narrative today is to get vaccinated, then get your booster shot to be protected. What does that really mean? Is there something we do not know that we should? Breakthrough Cases https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/covid-19-breakthrough-data. I Googled current covid breakthrough statistics. This … Continue reading

How Dangerous is This Winter Season to Your Health?

Nearly 40,000 people have died each year from seasonal influenza for the past eight years except for last year. Less than a thousand (748 deaths) were recorded from just over 2,000 confirmed cases of seasonal influenza. The Twindemic forecast for … Continue reading

Doubling Down on Procedures That Will Increase Risk Is Always Wise?

Einstein is credited with saying insanity is doing the same repeatedly and expecting different results. Before COVID-19 vaccines, maybe a wise move was to isolate those spreading the disease. Governments around the world locked down everyone to prevent the spread … 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

Would You Believe You Might Need a Booster Shot Every Six Months?

Booster shots are being prioritized for severely immunocompromised people. However, the mRNA vaccines lose their potency to prevent infection after six months. So when booster shots for COVID-19 are given only to those with health challenges, what happens to the … Continue reading

It is Funny How Statistics Can Be Manipulated to Support Any Platform

Have you ever read a headline and thought to yourself, why? I was doing my due diligence researching headlines this morning to determine what to write about today. I noticed one headline – CDC Data: COVID-19 Vaccine Gives Stronger Protection … Continue reading

Is It Time to Shift Our Perspective to Protect the Protected?

A year and a half ago, we were introduced to a new virus. In quick order, the world was infected, and a pandemic ensued. We were in the We Do Not Know What We Do Not Know mode. Quickly, medical … Continue reading