Viruses More Potent Than Vaccines in Stopping Seasonal Influenza?

Remember less than five years ago when seasonal influenza killed over 60,000 people. Two years ago, just before our current pandemic, over 400,000 were hospitalized due to the flu. What happened in the 2020-21 seasonal influenza season? Only 646 people … Continue reading

The Most Effective Pandemic Personal Protection is the Hardest

Are you noticing the increase in new cases of COVID-19? We have had a steady 20-25% unvaccinated rate for a long time. By mid-August, around 200 million Americans had their first dose (60%). Another 15 million people received their first … 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

Second Wave a Tsunami or Ripple?

Health professionals and scientists are predicting a second wave of COVID-19 infections this winter. Why? Since the 1700s, nearly every pandemic has had a serious reinfection period starting approximately six months after the pandemic started. Second Wave Fear? We … Continue reading

Colds, Flu, and Coronavirus Together Possible?

The trifecta of respiratory diseases is within reason. The triple whammy of health hazards is around the corner. Be wary and be careful with everyone around you – ‘praemonitus, praemunitus’ (forewarned is forearmed). This article and other early warnings will … Continue reading

COVID-19, Seasonal Influenza, and Allergies Symptoms Not the Same

Doctors treat symptoms, not causes of disease. Hence, it is critical to pay attention to your symptoms to receive the right treatment. COVID-19, seasonal influenza, and allergies have similar and different symptoms. What if you have a fever, cough, sneezing, … 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

Who are the Most Susceptible to Catching the Coronavirus?

Catching the coronavirus might seem inevitable since it can be passed through the air from a person with no symptoms. It is possible to catch this disease just from being within a couple of feet of an infected person. Who … Continue reading

The Bottom-Line #1 Defense Against the Common Cold

How effective have you been in treating the symptoms of a common cold? There are several causes of the common cold. There seems to be more and more solutions/medications to treat it. It is best to treat any disease on … Continue reading