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

There Is Something About Best Laid Plans and Asunder

The military has a 100% vaccination policy. If you are not vaccinated, you cannot be in the military. The purpose is to ensure that its personnel can always be ready to meet our nation’s challenges. Would you believe that one … 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

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

A New Variant to Worry About Soon?

Just when you thought it might be safe to go back into the water – safe in the sense that the Delta variant is waning, and we can use a break from the extra hype. Some movie lines live on … Continue reading

Is Israel’s Pandemic Success Story About to Unravel?

Israel started a massive COVID-19 vaccination roll-out at the end of 2020 using Pfizer-BioNTech’s mRNA vaccine (BNT 162b2 – tozinameran). This two-shot regimen was planned for completion within 21 days. Over ten million doses were dispensed within four months. Two … Continue reading

How Soon Before We Cross the Line of Herd Immunity?

Over one-half of the citizens of England have received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine. Is the United States almost there? Does that mean herd immunity is around the corner, or is there no visible light at the … Continue reading

Are There Legitimate Concerns About the Recent Pandemic Variants?

I believe there are concerns over anything that can affect your life, especially pending death. However, is the recent media hype about variants of COVID-19 a problem? Next Surge? https://www.webmd.com/lung/news/20210308/potential-covid-19-variant-surge-looms-over-us We have been promised coronavirus surges for months. Winter was … Continue reading

It Is Not Wise to Fool Mother Nature, What About Viruses?

In the 1970s, Chiffon margarine’s television commercial said, “It is not wise to fool Mother Nature.” Dena Dietrick, the actress portraying Mother Nature, passed away just a few months ago at 91. The commercial was famous and repeated by many. … Continue reading

Is the UK Virus Mutation a Real Concern?

Viruses mutate. It happens all the time. The SARS-CoV-2 virus responsible for COVID-19 has mutated over a thousand times according to some researchers. Should we be concerned? Latest Mutation in the News https://www.healthline.com/health-news/why-you-shouldnt-freak-out-about-the-new-strain-of-covid-19 Over one thousand new cases of COVID-19 … Continue reading