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

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

Say It Aint So for All of 2022 and Beyond!

Weezer, in 1992, sang, “Say it ain’t so – your drug is a heartbreaker.” Our current pandemic has broken a lot of hearts – in many, many ways. Unfortunately, the vaccine drugs are Band-Aids that must be replaced much more … Continue reading

Just How Accurate Are Those Rapid Test Kits Anyway?

Testing for COVID-19 has taken many twists and turns over nearly the past two years. A new virus showed up on our doorstep, and we had no method to detect or combat it. PCR (polymerase chain reaction) molecular tests are … Continue reading

Is the Boogie Man Trying to Frighten Us Again?

Another day, another variant. Viruses mutate often. Many times, the variant fades away because it cannot sustain itself. Other times, many people become infected, and the virus lives to see another day. India was one of the first countries to … Continue reading