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

The Gap is Narrowing and Not Knowing May Create Chaos in Your Life

More fully vaccinated people end up in hospitals and die from the pandemic virus every month. Yet, it seems that nothing is reported about it – at least in the United States. For example, I recently wrote about the high … Continue reading

Is Issuing New Restrictions the Best Way to Go Now That We Know What We Know?

This morning, I came across a headline about Greece issuing a new restriction specifically to control access of unvaccinated to cafes, restaurants, banks, etc. My source, https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/country/greece/, indicates that Greece is going through a significant surge in new cases. However, … Continue reading

Would You Believe You Might Need a Booster Shot Every Six Months?

Booster shots are being prioritized for severely immunocompromised people. However, the mRNA vaccines lose their potency to prevent infection after six months. So when booster shots for COVID-19 are given only to those with health challenges, what happens to the … Continue reading

Is It Time to Shift Our Perspective to Protect the Protected?

A year and a half ago, we were introduced to a new virus. In quick order, the world was infected, and a pandemic ensued. We were in the We Do Not Know What We Do Not Know mode. Quickly, medical … Continue reading

Are Our Expectations and Reality Aligning or Colliding in Today’s World?

One reason for happiness is having our expectations met. When our expectations are not met, then we are generally unhappy. With the pandemic ongoing for over a year and a half, we have had a few expectations. One is that … Continue reading

The Most Effective Pandemic Personal Protection is the Hardest

Are you noticing the increase in new cases of COVID-19? We have had a steady 20-25% unvaccinated rate for a long time. By mid-August, around 200 million Americans had their first dose (60%). Another 15 million people received their first … Continue reading

Is Herd Immunity a Reality with 70% of Americans Vaccinated?

Months ago, we heard that a minimum of 70% of Americans needed to be vaccinated to achieve herd immunity. Today, the headlines reflect that 70% of Americans have had at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine. Yet, the number … Continue reading

Tell Me Exactly Why I Need a Vaccine When I Survived the Pandemic Virus!

You survived COVID-19 – one of over 99 other people when you are under the age of 55. Why should you get a vaccine for the same disease you had? I wish I could offer definitive words to get or … Continue reading

Vaccinated People Fear the Unvaccinated, or Is It the Other Way Around?

Most of us assume that when we are vaccinated against the pandemic virus or any disease, we should have high immunity levels. The clinical trials for the first couple of COVID-19 vaccines demonstrated around 95% effectiveness. What Is 95% Vaccine … Continue reading