How Bad is It Here Compared to Everywhere Else?

The media tells us how bad it is in the United States daily. But, have you ever wondered how bad it is here and in other places? Would you believe there are places in the world where the survival rate … Continue reading

Is Herd Immunity Possible in the Next Six Months?

As the vaccines were being distributed, the general thinking was that herd immunity could be achieved when the population of the United States reached around 65%. It was based on the reproduction number of the SARS-CoV-2 virus – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7751056/ The … Continue reading

Is It Too Early to Remove Restrictions for Travelers and Citizens?

A month ago, Ireland notified the world that all COVID-19 restrictions would be lifted in September and October. Two days ago, Norway announced it had abolished its COVID-19 restrictions and reopened its borders to travelers. Too Soon? https://www.irishtimes.com/news/politics/almost-all-covid-19-restrictions-to-be-lifted-by-october-22nd-under-government-plan-1.4659763. At the … Continue reading

Some Disagree with Sweden’s Decisions Over the Past 18 Months, But

I was scanning health headlines this morning to determine what to write about today. Then, I came across one about Sweden and the pandemic. It stated, ‘A year and a half after Sweden decided not to lockdown, its COVID-19 death … 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 https://www.yahoo.com/news/merkels-government-war-over-astrazeneca-115706682.html. A few dozen people have developed blood clots out of over 17 … Continue reading