Remarkable New Progress Being Made To Quickly and Accurately Determine Infection

I have always maintained and written about an effective way to control the spread of the pandemic virus is to have fast, cheap, and easy-to-use tests. For example, a person could test daily after awakening and know before they had … Continue reading

The Delta Variant is Causing an Upswelling in Demand for Pandemic Virus Checks

I noticed two articles today about testing for COVID-19. One talks about two types of tests, and the other spoke about home test kits flying off the shelves. Types of COVID-19 Tests Many tests can be used to detect … Continue reading

Pandemic Vaccine Suspended in 16 European Countries

The AstraZeneca vaccine has been put on hold in Europe and other countries. Germany is the latest country to halt the use of AstraZeneca’s vaccine. The Problem A few dozen people have developed blood clots out of over 17 … Continue reading

Two Antibody Drugs Given Emergency Use Authorization

I noticed a headline today that stated the United States is buying 100,000 doses of Lilly’s COVID-19 antibody therapy. New Option for COVID-19 Hospitalizations Last month, Eli Lilly & Company concluded testing of two antibody drugs for seriously ill … Continue reading

Wearing Face Masks for Another Year, Cheerfully?

Just when you thought it might be safe to go back into the water, The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases is telling us that face masks might be required until 2022. Why? Weather Delays? The COVID-19 vaccine … Continue reading

American Military Declining Vaccine Against a Disease with 99.7% Survival Rate, Surprising?

I was in the United States Navy for over 31 years and retired more than 20 years ago. I got an invitation to go to Vietnam at the beginning of my career and spent four-plus years on active duty. After … Continue reading

Tired of Waiting Days to Find Out if You are Positive or Negative?

I had a coronavirus test last week. It took about two days to get the results. I was negative. Other people I know are waiting for up to four days to get results. If they are positive and two weeks … Continue reading

Losing Our Minds with Test Results?

Are we losing our minds with rapt attention to the test results? I noticed a headline today that stated one in twenty-two people in the United States has tested positive for COVID-19. What does that really mean? Testing Reality … Continue reading

Coronavirus Infection Stopped by Antibody Treatments

Pfizer recently announced 90% effectiveness with their vaccine. Eli Lilly believes that antibody treatments will not be replaced by vaccines. Announcement The FDA granted Eli Lilly an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) this week. The pandemic needs to be treated … Continue reading

Pfizer Vaccine 90% Effective – What Does That Mean?

The big news today was that Pfizer announced that its COVID-19 vaccine is 90% effective. Is this 90% of all vaccinated do not get COVID-19? Does this include those with pre-existing conditions? Pfizer Announcement Pfizer is seeking emergency use … Continue reading