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

How Does Our Current Pandemic Compare to the Spanish Flu of 1918-1919?

Today, the United States population is around 330 million. One hundred years ago, it was approximately 106 million. The COVID-19 pandemic has infected around 43 million people, of which just under 700,000 have died, and about 33 million have recovered. … Continue reading

What is Happening with the Seasonal Flu Season This Year?

We do not hear much about the seasonal flu this year. The same drive to get everyone inoculated with the flu vaccine is ever-present, but the headlines are missing. Did we ever have headlines about the thousands, tens of thousands … Continue reading