Are Chickens and Monkeys Dominating the Health Headlines?

“The sky is falling, the sky is falling,” is a famous quote from Chicken Little Story found in the Grimm Brothers fairy tales. Just Mathias Thiele first published it in the Danish Language in the early 1800s. However, folklore has … Continue reading

When Are We Going to Be Talking About a Post Pandemic World?

It has been slightly over a month since I wrote about the pandemic virus. Unfortunately, headlines generally support another surge plowing through those few unvaccinated people – sooner than later. The headline that attracted my attention today told us that … Continue reading

Hiding Data Because It Might Be Misunderstood Is Not Right

I remember that coronavirus data was everywhere during the first several months of the pandemic. Then, it appeared that databases were no longer being updated, and others consolidated into more centralized control. Data was then being parsed. The numbers supported … 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

What Protective Measures Work Best in Other Places?

I have a friend living in France. Their social distance requirement is one meter – a couple of inches or so over a yard – 36 inches. So why is the social distance at six feet in the United States? … Continue reading

Pandemic Term Updated with New Name by World Health Organization

New words are given to things that need clarity. Last year, breakthrough was defined by the CDC to describe those cases of fully vaccinated people becoming infected with the COVID-19 virus. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/variants/delta-variant.html COVID Words https://www.healthline.com/health-news/long-covid-now-has-a-formal-definition-from-the-who-what-to-know#1. Long COVID, long-haul COVID, chronic … Continue reading

How Do You Really Protect Yourself Against the Delta Variant?

I saw a headline a day or so ago about what people can do to protect themselves from the Delta variant when they are already vaccinated. I considered the suggestions and thought about the latest upsurge in new cases, hospitalizations, … Continue reading

Wearing Face Masks for Another Year, Cheerfully?

Just when you thought it might be safe to go back into the water, The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases is telling us that face masks might be required until 2022. Why? Weather Delays? https://www.newsmax.com/us/hea-industries-northam-us/2021/02/21/id/1010880/ The COVID-19 vaccine … Continue reading

Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics About Coronavirus Deaths

Did a person die as a direct result of COVID-19 or did that person die of another disease and were also infected with the virus? We will never know how many people died as a direct result of SARS-CoV-2. Lies … Continue reading

FDA and WHO Conflicted on Coronavirus Drug

This week, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that Remdesivir is no longer recommended as a treatment for COVID-19. Rationale https://www.webmd.com/lung/news/20201120/who-says-no-to-remdesivir-as-covid-19-treatment A panel of experts analyzed COVID-19 treatment results from four randomized trials covering over 7,000 hospitalized patients. They stated … Continue reading