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

On Any Given Day Somewhere in the World Problems Are Escalating

When the pandemic started, we heard daily stories of the horror in Italy and then other countries. Not that long ago, India was ravaged with a new variant. Some countries have controlled the spread temporarily only to see it come … Continue reading

Our We Safer Today from Disease Than We Were Five or Ten Years Ago?

Over a year and a half into the current pandemic, are we safer from disease, especially viruses than we were just a few years ago? There are a few ways to look at this question. One is that we are … 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 https://www.newsmax.com/health/health-news/covid-test-antigen-molecular/2021/08/25/id/1033755/. Many tests can be used to detect … 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

We Have Been Waiting for This Incredible News for Months

How many times have we seen headlines that new COVID-19 cases were being set daily in Texas? Too many times. Texas was not the only state to set records. Texas Statistics https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/usa/texas/ Over 32,000 new COVID-19 cases a day were reported … Continue reading

Is There a Connection Between Parkinson’s Disease and the Pandemic Virus?

The COVID-19 virus has many unknowns. Why do some people spend days or weeks in a hospital and others show no symptoms? A large percentage of infected people lose their sense of smell and taste while others do not. A … Continue reading

Removing State Mandate for Face Masks – Good Idea or Not?

Yesterday, the governor of Texas announced the removal of the state mandate for wearing face masks starting on March 10, 2021. He delegated that responsibility to business owners. It is the decision of the business owner to require face masks. … 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