Is the Third Shot Like a Third Strike?

It is common knowledge that the COVID-19 vaccine shots are temporary – about six months and their protection against infection drops like a rock. So is a booster shot, a third COVID-19 vaccine shot, going to give you absolute protection? … Continue reading

Numbers Are Now Available for Accurate Comparisons of Two Evils

Most of us remember how bad the Delta variant of COVID-19 was just a few months ago. I was one of the fortunate ones to survive Delta with just a cough and a bit of fatigue. Many were not. However, … Continue reading

Is the Best Saved for Last, or Is It Another Temporarily Hope?

We were promised a vaccine that would protect us from infection, and if infected, it would ensure we would not have severe symptoms, and the chance of death was significantly reduced. Unfortunately, however, that is not reality. Our real-world today … Continue reading

How Permanent is Permanent When Living in a Pandemic World?

We know that death and taxes are permanent parts of our lives. Change appears inevitable everywhere else. What seemed like permanent today is not tomorrow. For example, we were led to believe that COVID-19 vaccines were permanent – 95+% effective … Continue reading

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

The Gap is Narrowing and Not Knowing May Create Chaos in Your Life

More fully vaccinated people end up in hospitals and die from the pandemic virus every month. Yet, it seems that nothing is reported about it – at least in the United States. For example, I recently wrote about the high … 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

What Are Numbers, Anyway – Just a Measure of Something Important

Headlines thrive on bad news – the worse, the better. The Omicron variant is like a combined earthquake and tsunami combined inundated and shaking news desks across the country. When should we be concerned if there are 10,000 new daily … Continue reading

Suppose There Was a Pandemic and No One Got Sick

The more I research the pandemic, the more fear and panic appear on stage. However, I live in Houston, Texas, and most of the time, I would never know there was a pandemic in my life. Therefore, other than visiting … Continue reading

Why Is It Impossible to See the Silver Lining Behind the Storm Clouds?

Omicron, the current bogeyman of our pandemic, does not seem to fit the mold of how dangerous coronavirus can be. Yes, there are some very virulent issues with the Omicron variant, but there is a lot to rejoice about at … Continue reading