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 – The … Continue reading

Survived the Virus – Now What?

I was blessed recently to have contracted the pandemic virus and survived with very mild symptoms – cough and fatigue. My wife and I received monoclonal antibody treatment quickly, and the recovery was complete in about ten days or so. … Continue reading

Can Aspirin Save Your Life When You Are Hospitalized with the Virus?

Many people take a low-dosage aspirin because they had a heart attack or stroke. Aspirin is a blood thinner and reduces clotting. Doctors recommend aspirin for their patients with coronary artery disease, especially those having received stents. Aspirin Lately, … Continue reading

Know the Severe Symptoms for Coronavirus Vaccine

We hear about the clinical trials for the various vaccines being developed for coronavirus. We rarely hear from a participant from those studies. Additionally, we rarely hear how bad the symptoms can be. A nurse researcher published her personal experiences … Continue reading

Nitric Oxide – Another Arrow in the Quiver to Treat Coronavirus

Some of us hear the term nitric oxide and we think of the laughing gas that dentists use to calm their patients. Nitric oxide (formula NO) is not what the dentist uses. It is nitrous oxide (formula N2O). I have … Continue reading

Coronavirus Still a Neurological Threat to Survivors?

I read headlines this morning that over 80% of the hospitalized COVID-19 patients experienced neurological symptoms. That caught my eye and I read further. The symptoms experienced were headaches, dizziness, impaired sense of taste, and smell. I thought these symptoms … Continue reading

Another Over the Counter COVID-19 Drug?

Everyone is happy when a person can get out of the hospital a day earlier than planned. This is particularly important when patients have severe cases of COVID-19. Study Results Released This Week This week, the results of an Eli … Continue reading

Treat COVID-19 Patients with Measles, Mumps, & Rubella Vaccine?

Vaccines help our immune systems to recognize certain characteristics of an invading bacteria or virus. Some vaccines have live bacteria or viruses in a weakened state so that the body can gain an immune response. Scientists are conducting clinical trials … Continue reading

Other COVID-19 Treatment Options

We know companies around the world are researching, developing, and testing vaccines for COVID-19. We also know that there are several anti-viral medicines that might be effective to treat this virus. Testing is being done on both vaccines and antiviral … Continue reading