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

When Hospitals Have Zero Pandemic Victims, Is the End Far Away?

I constantly look for positive, uplifting news about the pandemic. It might be the results latest coronavirus drug, the massive trend downward in deaths or new cases of COVID-19, the nearness of herd immunity, or anything that gives a positive … 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

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

Free of Pandemic by the Time You Pay Your Taxes?

I use the word, free, liberally in this title. An opinion piece from the Wall Street Journal yesterday suggests that herd immunity could be achieved by April 2021. I do not know. My best guess is still late summer. Herd … Continue reading

Virus Update for Mid-Winter Very Interesting

Since January 1, 2020, I have written over 400 articles, with nearly 180 articles on coronavirus. It started in January 2020 as China Flu and progressed to be better known as COVID-19. It is not a subject that I enjoy … Continue reading

COVID-19 Current Status in Houston, Texas

I hear from friends living outside Texas asking about our COVID-19 pandemic situation. They are concerned about the bleak conditions being reported about Houston and the surrounding area. Some even send me a link to an article they read. I … Continue reading

How Bad is the COVID-19 Pandemic in Texas?

Media headlines have Texas as one of the ‘hot spots’ of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. Records are being set daily for new COVID-19 cases. Maybe I am missing something. I am living in the middle of this … Continue reading

Pay Me Now or Pay Me Later COVID19 Thinking?

Why do some states relax restrictions on bars and restaurants and other states do not? I live in Texas, near Houston. Yesterday, the governor ordered a halt to elective surgeries to ensure adequate space of new COVID-19 patients. All other … Continue reading

Too Much COVID-19 Testing Bad for America?

Daily, we hear of this state or that city recording record numbers of new COVID-19 cases. We are never told the commensurate numbers of new hospitalizations or daily deaths attributed to COVID-19 though. Now, there is a media shift from … Continue reading