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

Hiding Data Because It Might Be Misunderstood Is Not Right

I remember that coronavirus data was everywhere during the first several months of the pandemic. Then, it appeared that databases were no longer being updated, and others consolidated into more centralized control. Data was then being parsed. The numbers supported … Continue reading

No Light at the End of the Tunnel, But Hoofbeats Are Getting Louder

Two days ago, I read two articles that still have my mind in a whirl. One stated that Moderna plans to have an Omicron-Specific COVID Booster by August. https://www.newsmax.com/health/health-news/covid-omicron-vaccine-booster/2022/02/17/id/1057227/. OK, the threat of infection from Omicron is minor compared to … Continue reading

How Can We Scare People with Good News and a Bright Future?

I was trolling through the news headlines today to determine what to write about. One news article caught my attention – “In warning to U.S., COVID rates soar after Denmark lifts all restrictions.” I knew Denmark had lifted most if … Continue reading

Is the Third Shot Like a Third Strike?

It is common knowledge that the COVID-19 vaccine shots are temporary – about six months and their protection against infection drops like a rock. So is a booster shot, a third COVID-19 vaccine shot, going to give you absolute protection? … 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

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

What Other Pertinent Facts Are Being Held from the Public?

Many times, we have been told that natural immunity from surviving COVID-19 infection is not as good as the vaccine. https://www.nebraskamed.com/COVID/covid-19-studies-natural-immunity-versus-vaccination tells us that natural immunity fades faster than vaccine immunity. It also states that natural immunity is less than … Continue reading

A New Twist to Ensure Safety When Traveling Overseas

Israel instituted a new requirement for those travelers who survived the pandemic virus over six months ago. A digital recovery certificate is now required for Israeli citizens and those of fourteen other countries. Digital recovery certificates are not available to … Continue reading

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