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

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

They Say It Is Not Over till The Fat Lady Sings!

I do not think the latest Pfizer pill is the last rendition sung by the fat lady. Former FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb says the end of the pandemic is in sight – maybe as early as January 4th, 2022. … Continue reading

What Protective Measures Work Best in Other Places?

I have a friend living in France. Their social distance requirement is one meter – a couple of inches or so over a yard – 36 inches. So why is the social distance at six feet in the United States? … Continue reading

Will the Next Variant be Worse Than Delta?

No one realized how aggressive the Delta variant was until it hit home. India had the Delta variant surge from mid-March through mid-June 2021. Accurate statistics for COVID-19 deaths vary, but more than a dozen experts believe COVID-19 deaths alone … Continue reading

Could the United States be as Successful with Combatting the Pandemic as India with Antiviral Pills?

The United States has relied on vaccines to fight coronavirus. By many measures, it has been a successful campaign with over 212 million vaccinated. https://ourworldindata.org/covid-vaccinations?country=USA Around 55% have both doses of vaccine, and another 10% have had a single dose. … Continue reading

FDA Says Livestock Drug is Not Safe for Use in Humans

Ivermectin is an antihelmintic drug used to kill parasites. Parasitic infections weaken immune systems and can be life-threatening, especially in countries with limited medical care. Ivermectin Prohibition https://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-1122/ivermectin-oral/details It is widely used for livestock and not approved by the FDA … Continue reading

How Do You Really Protect Yourself Against the Delta Variant?

I saw a headline a day or so ago about what people can do to protect themselves from the Delta variant when they are already vaccinated. I considered the suggestions and thought about the latest upsurge in new cases, hospitalizations, … Continue reading

Two Large Cities in the United States Claim Herd Immunity Reached

San Francisco and Seattle proudly claimed they had achieved herd immunity for the pandemic virus. A week ago, the mayor of Seattle announced that their city was the first to claim the title of herd immunity for a large city … Continue reading