Why Is It Impossible to See the Silver Lining Behind the Storm Clouds?

Omicron, the current bogeyman of our pandemic, does not seem to fit the mold of how dangerous coronavirus can be. Yes, there are some very virulent issues with the Omicron variant, but there is a lot to rejoice about at … Continue reading

We Miss 100 Percent of the Shots We Don’t Take in Every Aspect of Our Lives!

Hockey Hall of Famer Wayne Gretzky is quoted as saying, “You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take.” He was referring to the sport of hockey. It is true of any aspect of our lives. We miss what … Continue reading

Some People Believe Herd Immunity Will Not End the Pandemic

Many authorities tell us that we are extremely close to achieving herd immunity from COVID-19. It will happen this year. All we need is at least 65% of the American population to be vaccinated. I have read estimates from the … Continue reading

What Are the Odds You Can Catch the Virus After Being Vaccinated?

So, you avoided coronavirus for over a year. You just got your two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. Now, is there anything to worry about? Can I give up my face mask and return to normal? Can I catch coronavirus … Continue reading

Completed Vaccinations – How Long Should Precautions Be Maintained?

Every day many people are completing their second COVID-19 vaccination. It took around 30 days to complete the two-shot series. Now what? When are you safe? Safety Takes Time https://www.healthline.com/health-news/im-fully-vaccinated-is-it-safe-to-socialize-again Pfizer and Moderna vaccines require two shots approximately one month … 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

80,000 Americans Will Die of Coronavirus in Three Weeks, Really?

21 days divided into 80,000 means that 3,810 people will succumb to the virus every day until the 23rd of January. Is that realistic? Probably not! Is it hyping a scare tactic based on a single point of data? Most … Continue reading

Dark Winter of Coronavirus Despair True?

I check health headlines daily. I ensure that the information I research and write about is current. It seems the health headlines are so active that it might take me a day or two when there are multiple headlines on … Continue reading

Pandemic Freedom by the Summer of 2021?

Dr. Fauci announced yesterday that the “Umbrella of Protection” is possible by the summer of 2021. Can you believe it? In six or seven months, the pandemic will be an afterthought? I do not believe it. Umbrella of Protection https://www.webmd.com/lung/news/20201223/fauci-umbrella-of-protection-possible-by-summer … Continue reading